From political campaigns to prime-time television, our collective desire for change is given lip-service in almost every area of American life. We long for lasting change and cheer it on when we get a glimpse of it: from elections, to Wall Street reforms, to transformations of the biggest loser we yearn to believe it can
Harper Lee’s harshest criticism of Christian church practice can be found in the missionary tea meeting in chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird. It is the candid scene where the town women gather in the Finchhome to discuss the work of a missionary (J. Grimes Everett) and the recent events of the Robinson trial.
While I believe in our responsibility to be active participants in the operations of our republic, I rarely am willing to touch political discussions. At the end of the day, neither political party truly has a Gospel agenda in mind. I am convinced that the great political divides of our day only destabilize the mission