I’m enjoying Brennan Manning’s audio book Abba’s Child. Besides helping us understand the security we have in being Abba’s child, he challenges us to live like Christ. I found one story especially poignant.
Manning and his wife were strolling together when a young woman carrying flowers approached them.
“Are you a follower of Sun Myung Moon?” He asked her.
She was. Knowing she was selling flowers to support a cult with false teaching, Manning said, “Your zeal for what you believe puts many Christians to shame.”
“Are you a Christian?” the young woman asked.
“Yes, we are,” he answered.
The woman dropped her head. When she finally looked at him, tears streaked her young face. Continue Reading