Michael A. Macdonald (North Carolina)
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There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. - 1 John 4:18 (NRSV)
When I was a child my family did not attend church regularly. My primary exposure to preaching was through radio sermons that were mostly about fearing God’s condemnation. I started to attend church at age 12, and I was relieved to discover that the preaching there was much different. The...
Nothing can separate us from God’s love.
Those who fear God’s condemnation
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”