The Martyrs of Sudan
It is small wonder that young people are fed up with organized religion. What they see is one group killing the other group, not only now but throughout time. It is shocking the level of distrust and even hatred that exists between people of faith. Young people see this and the long history of religious wars and want to have nothing to do with it. Many of our youth are choosing the Eastern traditions that emphasize compassion and inner peace. Honestly, the future of Western organized religion is on shaky ground.
I think Jesus is very sad about all this strife. I think the Prince of Peace is angry that we can’t get along as a human family. I really don’t think that Jesus demands that all worship in the same way. We need only look at the Parable of the Good Samaritan to see what Jesus feels about those who worship differently.Read More