How many of us are covert about our Christian faith because we don’t want to be associated with that label? John 3:16 is perhaps the most famous line in the Bible. How we read it, how we interpret it, tells us a great deal about the kind of Christianity we practice. Is your faith about exclusion, hate and power? Is your faith about love?
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The Wisdom of the Cross and Climate Change
The wisdom of the cross asks us to see the painful truths, to see the suffering of climate change, not to avert our gaze, and the wisdom of the cross asks us to also see the beauty that can happen even in the ugliest of situations. The wisdom of the cross is that dread does not have the last word. There is always a reason to hope. There is always a reason to call our fellow human beings to stop living out of fear, to stop living in denial, to work with hope for new life.
The sign of the cross
The cross is a defiant symbol, the cross looks at the year’s-long Lenten misery of our world and says Hallelujah anyhow, because God stands with those who are suffering.