It’s difficult to continue to believe in things we haven’t seen for ourselves, whether we are people of faith or not. It may be up to people of faith to show what is possible so that people can believe it… including finding unity in diversity, and modeling generosity in the midst of scarcity. Kris takes a look at the story of Doubting Thomas and Acts 4:32-35. See links below for more info on what we mentioned in the podcast.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in The Gulag Archipelago: “If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them… but the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.”
If you’d like an easy jump to read John McCain’s The Restless Wave memoir in which he reflects on his understanding of how American government works best, click there.
“I have three things I’d like to say today. First, while you were sleeping last night, 30,000 kids died of starvation or diseases related to malnutrition. Second, most of you don’t give a shit. What’s worse is that you’re more upset with the fact that I said shit than the fact that 30,000 kids died last night.” —Tony Campolo