Ann Voskamp is a Christian writer who is well-respected. Earlier this week, she posted this letter to the North American church, which really struck me. Please take the time to read it here, and then come back and let me know what you think.
I have personally experienced both sides of this, and I love that she calls out the church for the tendency towards complacency.
"I am standing in Africa and you can hear the whole North American Church, rising up, crying out: What if caring for the poor was more than just caring about easing our consciences? What if caring for the poor meant feeling sacrifice for the poor? What if we weren’t really feeling care for the poor – until we were really feeling sacrifice for them?
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