Uber blogger Michael Spencer, a.k.a. internetmonk, regularly sets a standard for thoughtful posts. He has done it again. Tellingly he relays the story of a young lady whose parents encourage her to give up her commitment to follow Jesus out of the States. The nexus of their concern is her security, safety and future. Planted in the middle of the post iMonk writes,
I’m not in anyone’s face over this, but I don’t get Jesus AND the American Dream. Some people do. Great. I don’t.
You must read the entire piece to find the truly prophetic in these words. Go there now, read not another word on this site. Then come back and give me your thoughts about life and faith in our community.