Thursday, November 19, 2009

Shane writes to unbelievers



i read Jesus for President last year ... and it started to change how i do some things. it changed me a little bit politically, it reinforced some already existant views toward peace and most importantly it opened my eyes more toward the poor. Shane is recognized among evangelicals and emergent alike as a guy who rocks the boat, and rightly so because the boat needs more rocking if you ask me. he writes an incredible treatise on what the gospel REALLY is instead of what is seen in our supposed Christian culture. he apologizes to everyone who doesn't believe or no longer believes because they have been turned away by those who claim they're following Christ.
it's an incredible read and it'll only take you a minute.


http://www.esquire.com/features/best-and-brightest-2009/shane-claiborne-1209

h/t to captain estes for finding this

2 comments:

anias blog said...

Some say God spoke to Balaam through his ass and has been speaking through asses ever since.

Ha! Great line. Great read. Thanks, Ian,
craig

jstainer said...

I just picked up 'The Politics of Jesus' from the library today and am thinking it might have some similar lines of thought. Interesting read!