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    3 Ways Christians Should Respond to Social Issues in America

    Justice is something that’s come up a TON lately in the news. From Baltimore to Ferguson to Oakland, Indiana, Iraq, Syria—the list goes on and on—demanding justice for people is happening all over, and it seems like everyone is talking about it in some regard. Our country is at an interesting time, with so much happening, it seems our world is bursting at the seams.

    This is the time for us to be like Jesus.

    Between debates about gay marriage, white privilege, black lives, ISIS and so on, we need to live second. We need to live with Christ’s love first. We can’t set ourselves up for debating; it won’t do much. We HAVE to live to love everyone. All lives matter, all people matter. No matter where you place yourself on the controversial scale of what you think is right, you just have to set aside your opinion and live for God. God’s love should be all that blankets you. His love should go above the anger, sadness and whatever YOU think is right. Our world needs Christ so much right now, and Christians are too busy debating.

    Get moving.

    We need to act. So what are some good steps to start engaging this culture, a culture that seems to focus on the self and immoral things, a culture that shows Christianity’s influence dwindling daily?

    Let’s start with this:

    1. LISTEN to others to learn their story BEFORE sharing your faith. People are hurting; they’re demanding justice for inactions they have heard, seen and felt. Let them share their story with you before you talk. Remember, God gave us two ears and one mouth. (Luke 24:17-24:30)

    2. BUILD community outside your inner circle of Christian friends. That person who doesn’t know Christ? Yeah, invite them to hang out in a place that isn’t church. Show them the church, don’t take them to church; that can come later. (Mark 2:13-17)

    3. BE COMPASSIONATE! Jesus influenced people through His compassion, and you can, too. Be compassionate to people. ALL people. Jesus saw the suffering and FELT IT. He showed his compassion. (Matthew 9:36)

    It’s FAR more important for people to know God is FOR them than to make sure they know they are sinners. Let’s stop preaching a message of right and wrong, and instead focus on being like Jesus—because, looking through the Gospels, following Christ’s example seems SO much better, and in the end, it is.

    Dave Herrmann
    My name is Dave, you may see me writing funny articles on PI or managing the social media accounts. My life is putting Christ first and everything else second. Life is beautiful when we smile and choose a positive attitude. God is good!


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