I could sit and talk with my husband about Jesus, grace, or the struggles of life for hours.
Do you have anyone like that in your life?
I think we all need at least one person we can spontaneously talk to about Scripture, about life.
Not to get all the theology right. Not with an agenda. Not to fill in our Bible study books, but to just talk.
I do love that my husband can answer my questions, find me good resources, and correct my rash heretical moments. Don’t get me wrong, being married to a pastor has its perks.
I love him more though, because he is safe.
I love him because he loves Jesus.
I love him because he listens and shares and dreams and puts a manly spin on the world that I would miss otherwise. I love him because he is vulnerable enough not to know it all, but desires to go deeper and learn more, every time.
It’s important to have places and people in our life we can be wrong with. We need people to wander around conversation with. People who can point out our issues, not because they want to be right, rather because you’re having a discussion and that’s what discussion looks like – a volley, a banter, an opening of minds and hearts.
The best part about doing this around the Bible is that the Bible is always right! The Bible holds Truth in Love in perfection, so we have somewhere to go to figure this life out…together.
What would life look like without genuine discussion?
Really, many, many spaces and places we find ourselves today.
So, Dave and I invite you into our Scripture conversations in our podcast series:
Jesus in Everything
Here’s three of our favorite episodes below –
Find more on our podcast page.
Who can you be vulnerable with enough to be wrong sometimes, to have real and meaningful discussion, to share a moment of safety in a crazy unsafe world?