It is easy to get discouraged about “the way the world is going”. Things like: how people perceive morality, truth, and politics, and how we talk about these things. However, the writers of the New Testament had a lot to say about what Christians should expect to face. We are surprised about things that shouldn’t really be that surprising, and our primary reaction shouldn’t be discouragement.
(Warning: this one is long. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 15, 2018.)