I will build my church, and the
gates of Hades will not overcome it.
He thinks you’re liberal because of what you allow. You think he’s narrow because of what he forbids. (Or vice versa.)
There are issues where we don’t see eye-to-eye. Sometimes we wonder if we agree about anything. We do. We have many core values and beliefs in common, values and beliefs we both hold dear.
We worry about the church. We wonder if it will survive. It will.
Disagreements? Of course. Always have been, always will be.
But bottom line, we’re on the same team. It isn’t your church or my church. It’s Christ’s church. And in the end, he wins.
When the whistle (trumpet) sounds at the end of the game, I’m pretty sure I’ll be hugging some people I never thought I would.
Don’t let the glare of irritations
blind you to the good in others.