Death To ‘Nice’

By May 13, 2012 Blog, identity

I’m struck by the absence of ‘nice’ people in the Bible. You’d think it’d be a hot-bed of pulsating sweetness.  An endless procession of sugary tea and apple-checked old ladies.  That’s what Christianity is all about, right?  Benevolence and good intentions. But when I read about the heroes of faith, that’s not what I see. They’re  passionate and godly and brave and kind.  They’re excited and despairing and hopeful and a million other things besides. But ‘nice?’ – No. ‘Nice’ is …Read More