Prophets have played a significant role throughout church history by speaking truth to those in power. Some became so influential not even those they spoke against would touch them. These are passionate individuals who say what needs to be said when it needs to be said when others might shy away or remain silent. Sometimes their passion gets the better of them and they overreact, get in the way of reconciliation or even cause hurt.

The Myth of Individualist Grace

Between services, I sat with our missionary speaker discussing a variety of subjects. The one that really got me thinking was grace. It was commented that “If you truly want to learn about grace, get married.” While I wouldn’t assume that all married individuals understand grace, this brings up a good point. For numerous reasons …