Tag Archives: Mark 2:17



  What is the best way, as a Christian, to engage with a gay friend or family member? Well, it’s not easy. But as someone who’s been on both sides of this issue, my perspective is fairly unique. On Sunday, September 20, 2009, I walked into an evangelical church in Hollywood called Reality LA as

How Could Jesus Be a Friend of Sinners?

I wrote a song called “Jesus, Friend of Sinners” for Casting Crowns’ album The Well. It showed my frustration with the wrong picture of Jesus we believers have given the world. It also vented my feelings about the anger we exhibit toward lost people for sinning. Write down that sentence when you have a moment and read it out loud. We’re angry at