I am not a fan of reducing people to props for either theological or cultural points. I thought a bit should I even write on this subject. I decided to write because I’ve seen a lot of posts the past few days regarding Bruce Jenner that are from those that profess being Christians and are speaking for all of us when they speak.
To be quite candid when some of them speak I feel a bit like Ronald Reagan when asked why he left the DNC, his quip “I didn’t leave it, they left me.” I often wonder how often people speaking for the Church realize that it already has a rather qualified speaker in Jesus and really does not need any more pontiffs.
Some applaud, some scowl, and some joke regarding Mr. Jenner’s desire to change from anatomically male to female. None of these are the right solutions for those who take seriously the command to go and make disciples of everyone everywhere. Continue Reading →