The original message of Jesus was so compelling that everyone who heard it wanted it to be true. Maybe the version you’ve heard isn’t as captivating. If Jesus truly offered an invitation that left no one out, would you consider it really good news?
There are few things as divisive as politics. But the question for Jesus followers is this: Are you willing to evaluate your politics through the filter of faith rather than create a version of faith that supports your politics? Jesus didn't call everyone to agree on everything, but he did command his followers to be united by unconditional love.
For all of us, life has its twists and turns—many unexpected. And in those moments, we need answers. We need direction. What do you do when you don’t know where to turn? We’ve all been there, and we’ll be there again. There’s great news. If you want to know where to turn, the answer is found in the Christmas story.