| When a star fades, how should the church reflect?
When a church is officially classified as a "hate group", you've got to think that, at some point, they've moved away from the essentials of the Gospel. If we, the church, represent Jesus' body, then it is imperative that we focus on the characteristics of Jesus that were displayed so clearly in the New Testament. I would hazard a wild guess that if you asked Christians to name, say, three of those characteristics, most would mention "love". Would that be the same if we asked those who don't have any contact with a faith community, and only have public perception and media portrayal to go by?
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