More thoughts on following Jesus

I have noticed a lot in the news of late about what it means to live the Jesus life (our current topic at church). Here are a few I’ve found:

Christians as Barbarians, an article about Erwin McManus’ new book
http://www.crosswalk.com/news/religiontoday/1324802.html

How Christians have become church consumers, an thought-provoking article by Bob Hyatt of Evergreen Church in Portland, Ore.
http://www.dtour.com.au/articles/article.cfm?id=89

From Ronald Sider, The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience
http://www.allelon.org/articles/article.cfm?id=174

George Barna recently came out with new information about the state of the Christian church in America, noting the disconnect between “being a Christian” and actually following Jesus. Read his findings http://www.crosswalk.com/news/religiontoday/1325727.html

Another article deals with how a follower of Jesus is to relate to global human rights, especially relating to Rwanda:
http://www.crosswalk.com/fun/movies/1322494.html

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About John Henson

I am Pastor of Church for the Highlands in the Highland neighborhood of Shreveport, LA. I am also Chaplain of Volunteers of America of North Louisiana. I am husband to Jinny and father to a middle-schooler named Jack. Most of my time is taken up with starting a church, but I love running, a good cigar, and reading what mystics have lived and written. Member of Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
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