Obnoxious or sinful?

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.

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 to absorb this inspiring tale.