I heard what she said only after returning a couple of weeks later to the relative cool and quiet of my office. And when I did, I felt a chill, not only about what she said but also about how I missed what she said.
It takes faith, hope and imagination to believe it, but Jesus said something like “the kingdom of heaven is like a tomato seed.”
Does our silence as Seventh-day Adventists on issues of injustice and suffering make us complicit? Is it time to drop “political” as an excuse for not heeding the Bible’s call to work on behalf of and in partnership with those who are on the margins of our society?
A project as part of Nathan Brown’s continuing higher education prompted the Signs Publishing Book Editor to consider how providing a “right” answer about fundamental beliefs should not be considered an achievement in itself. “Rather that becomes a tool for living and loving better,” he writes.
Nathan Brown bought a T-shirt from a small Fair Trade-certified clothing and sports ball company. What did the experience teach him about being a better disciple of Jesus?
Agents of beauty, we are to be alert to the gospel around us and to share the living truth of what we have witnessed and learned, making it generously more common in our communities and our world.