Are you tired of reading another news story about Christians acting their worst? Today there are too many examples of those claiming to follow Christ being caustic, divisive, and irrational, contributing to dismissals of the Christian faith as hypocritical, self-interested, and politically co-opted. What has happened in our society? It seems one short outrageous video or pithy post can trigger an avalanche of comments on social media.
Welcome to the new age of outrage. Spend the next six weeks discussing what it means to represent the love of Jesus Christ in this new polarized age that pushes people to the extremes. In this small-group guide, Ed Stetzer—respected columnist and popular Bible teacher—leads small groups through a deep conversation of what it would look like if Christians were at their best. How might our world and our communities be different?