Open Letter to Modern Christians

2 min readJan 5, 2024

(Future blog post for, but here’s a brief preview)

Today we live in what I’ve decided to call ‘The Loveless Epoch.’

These end times have instilled in us a collective attitude of self-righteousness and apathy.

Humility and submission are out of vogue, while power and pride reign supreme. We exist in a timeline where to genuinely and sacrificially love another is seen as weakness.

This motif has even managed to trickle its way into Christianity. Where leaders are measured by following, and genuity assumed when souls commodified.

So what happens when one refuses to accomodate? When a lover of Christ genuinely believe that “He who is in me is greater than he who is in the world?”

We say these things. Go on podcasts and radio shows, wax theology and hermenuitics, explaining doctrines and extrapolating scripture. Our ability to self determine has become a gospel in itself for people desperate to live by the rule book.

But what if the christian life is more than living by a set of rules? What if the spirit of a thing is more important than the thing itself? What If the motivation for action supercedes the ‘doing’ of it?

Because frankly, when we measure for externalities, that is what we get.

A bunch of actors posing as christians, who know just what to say and how to say it, but are completely devoid of the Holy Spirit.

When we as leaders look to only enfranchise those who display outward actions of solidarity, or who acquiesce to our internal standards of Christendom, we effectively make performance our God. We replace the Gospel of Jesus Christ, with the gospel of modernity.

And thus, Christ lovers less savvy (or willing to cooperate) are left outside.

Judged by a false barometer of justice that has no bearing with the Kingdom of Heaven.

So, where to from here?

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