*note: picture above is a statue of Jesus in Hallgrímskirkja – the iconic church in Reykjavík, Iceland.
I got into a crazy discussion with a pastor friend recently.
It all started when I answered a question honestly. My answer was something like this: “I don’t believe in guns.”
Chaos erupted in the room. Every eye was on me as I attempted to explain myself.
I tried to describe how, as a follower of Jesus, I embrace his way of non-violence, forgiveness-times-infinity, enemy-love, blessing those who curse, etc.
There were more questions. Hypothetical situations raised. Some ridicule. Maybe a little genuine curiosity too.
But then it got weird. Somehow the question… Read More