C.S. Lewis on civil marriage vs. church marriage.

As we wait for a Supreme Court ruling about marriage, I’m thinking about one of my favorite quotes from Christian author C.S. Lewis. Lewis was very opposed to divorce, and in his book Mere Christianity, he argued that Christians shouldn’t consider divorce an option. But then he said this: Before leaving the question of divorce, I … Read more

A nice quote from Rachel Held Evans about Torn.

“It’s the only book about homosexuality and the Church that I feel comfortable recommending to everyone—from my gay friends to my parents. The minute I finished, I turned to Dan, tears streaming down my face, and said, ‘This one is a game-changer.’” —Rachel Held Evans, reviewing TORN: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate, out … Read more

“Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.”

—Proverbs 3:27 (NIV)

In other words, being a Christian isn’t just about avoiding sin, it’s about avoiding complacency. We’re called not just to steer clear of the bad, but to intentionally seek out the opportunities to do good.

If you have ways to help others (and we all do), take advantage of them to do good for someone else today.