When we exclude people in the name of the Lord, we may be committing one of the greatest of all sins.
On the eve of Palm Sunday, the correlations between Julius Malema and Pontius Pilate are startling.
It says something remarkable about how little politics has actually changed. It also says something remarkable about how little civil action must change.
Following Jesus is not Safe
Persecution follows faith. Those proclaiming otherwise are lying. In fact, Jesus readily admits following him is unsafe. So what then is the value of following Jesus if you know it is not safe?