Have you ever struggled with how to share Jesus in a world that needs him more than ever?
A few years ago I was at the Cinco De Mayo celebration in Saint Paul with my kids and there was a guy on a stool yelling at everyone walking by and shaking his bible in the air. Nobody was stopping and I actually hurried my kids past him as well because he just sounded angry.
On the other hand, I have a childhood friend that has made some difficult life choices and I want to love him no matter what but I feel like it can’t just stop there.
The first person was speaking truth, I was trying to speak love, but what did Jesus do (and how can we do the same)? Mark Hall is a youth pastor and the lead singer from Casting Crowns. He put it this way: