What’s with the Attitude, Jesus?
By Justin Chen
What do people think we stand for? The first word many people think of when they think of Christians is ‘judgmental’. It’s easy to see why that is, since it seems like a fairly common theme in the media that Christians are recognized by what they stand against. If you tune in to televangelists, what you frequently hear from them is how God is against any number of things when in reality, what they present is their own personal opinion. I think we’ve let this judgmental reputation hold us back for far too long. Should we not strive to be known instead for our compassion? For our willingness to reach out to people in need and give them our help? For the Love of the God who commands us? Shouldn’t we be known for more than condemnation? Should we not …