Very though provoking post about society in general and modern church organizations. My question is – Is this common in small town America or is the the norm of human behavior around the country?

From the Outside Looking In

How would you finish that sentence? Pick up any book written in the past 5-10 years, and you’ll hear mega-church pastors from across the church world proclaiming the urgency to show Christ’s love to a lost world. They’ll know we’re Christians when they see how much we love them. Start a food bank, a soup kitchen, a homeless shelter, a home for unwed mothers or a relief agency for the poor. Go to where the hurting people are and meet their physical needs. There is no greater way to be the hands and feet of Jesus and to show His love for a lost and hurting world. Well, that’s what they tell us.

Maybe our town is unique. One man told me the story of how he visited an elderly neighbor who invited him to take some food from his overflowing cupboards. He explained how he had a regular route…

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