The Lord who is sovereign over history has all of us here in this moment. And even in the midst of what has been, for so many us, a truly awful year, I think there is something important we can see a little bit better from where we are right now.
So as a thought experiment, I asked myself what things I would highlight from 2020. I know what you must be thinking. Yes, in so many ways it has been an awful year. I trust that the reasons we’re ready to move into 2021 are obvious enough. But before we do, here are just a few things—some serious, others fun—that I wanted to reflect on before we wish this year goodbye.
Recently The New York Times published an article looking at the potential ramifications of an event that millions of Catholics, evangelicals, and human dignity advocates have been working toward for almost 50 years: the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
Religious freedom is among the most precious things in existence. At its core it is both a theological and political proposition.
John Piper famously said, “Missions exists because worship doesn’t.” Piper wasn’t deriding missions in that statement. Instead, he was acknowledging the reality that both the Great Commission and the modern missionary movement are so important because our world is filled with lostness.