Those of us who grew up in evangelical Christian churches in the United States will likely have sung songs about “surrendering all” to God or Jesus Christ. With much gusto, or hesitation, we’d sing out, “I surrender all I surrender allllll All to Thee my blessed Savior I surrender all” Though I’d sing it, the…
Growing up in the west during last few decades of the twentieth century, I took for granted that Judeo-Christian ethics and morality were the social norms and that even many of those who chose to ignore them at least acknowledged their existence and might be willing to admit that they “should” live by them. It…
Both tasks are important. One is essential for the Christian. There are some striking parallels I explore in this post.