My friend Alan has just had an article published today over on theOoze. In it he says;
It’s certainly much easier to conform and be accepted by the world than it is to transform ourselves and the world around us, but Jesus calls us to walk the harder road toward transformation. Our job as Christians should be to put Christ back in Christmas, and frankly to put Christ back in Christianity. We’re called to be different from the world around us—to shine like stars in a dark place—Philippians 2:15. It can be a challenge to shine out when there is so much subtle (and at times not so subtle) pressure to conform to the world.
Read the rest of his piece here: