Becoming a “Bleeding Heart Christian” and Other Perils of Radical Love


This recent post by Jana Greene on her blog, The Beggar’s Bakery, should–in my opinion– be read by any white evangelical Christian questioning what they are or should be doing during these times of so much unrest and calls for justice in light of the death/killing of George Floyd and countless other African Americans in the U.S.

The Beggar's Bakery

By: Jana Greene

This is an article I need to write. I’ve been needing to write it for years, but haven’t had the courage to “come out,” lest I disappoint friends and family. And that itself is sad, from my current vantage point, but we too often inherit our political beliefs and sit on them like the goose who laid the golden egg.
But I can sit on it no longer. The egg is rotten.
I’m finding it disturbing which issues are falling down party lines lately. Things that should just be a HUMAN thing are becoming a political thing.
Us vs. them. Right vs. wrong. Enough already.

Something shifted in me years ago and I can’t dance around the really hard issues anymore. It started when it became apparent that my daughter in her late teens was becoming a *GASP* LIBERAL. I couldn’t believe it! My far-right heart…

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