The Church, Society and Race: Part 2 (A Model for Social Engagement)

The Church, Society and Race: Part 2                                       (A Model for Social Engagement)

As mentioned in the first post, the first half of this series will be spent building a biblical-theological model for social engagement. It is important that we carefully lay this theological framework before getting into the details, lest we lose the forest for the trees in this ever-important subject.

Last week, we spend our time in a brief flyover of the biblical theme of the Kingdom of God, concluding with three observations

The Fearless Fear

The Fearless Fear

It is axiomatic that the Christian must fear God.  A cursory reading of Scripture makes this clear, without question.  Though axiomatic, this doctrine is frequently misunderstood and unpracticed.  In other words, fear does not always lead to knowledge and wisdom (Prov. 1:7), but often paralysis.  Fear often causes us to respect the wrong subjects.