Why Jesus’ Good Samaritan Can Change the World

We show love for God by the way that we show love for neighbors, which is always measured by what we do, not what we say. Like Bob Goff says, “Love does.” This was the central message of a recent sermon I preached on Luke 10:25-37’s Parable of the...

The Good Samaritan: How Far Should Love Reach?

A young man I met in Chiapas, Mexico, voiced a brave request: “Can you help me get to ‘el Norte’ (the North)?” “El Norte” is what many in Mexico call the U.S. The dire poverty in his village was an obvious reason for his desire to...