If someone rubs you the wrong way, is he sinful?
Let’s say you know someone stubborn. And insensitive. And demanding. And abrasive. This person provokes you — and everyone else. No one wants to work projects together or share seats on a bus.
Is this person being sinful?
We come down pretty hard on people we don’t like. At best we pray “about” them and at worst we shun, backbite, and loathe them.
A good idea? Is God also annoyed at such people?
Here’s the most surprising missionary story we’ve ever read: Lords of the Earth, by Don Richardson. Want a new perspective on obnoxious people? Carve out a few hours this summer to absorb this excellent tale.