Owning the label I once spurned
Today, my devotional is the featured devotional on the Wholly Loved Ministries blog. I am blessed to be a part of the Wholly Loved Ministries team.
By Jessica Brodie
It took me a long time to own up to being a Christian. I believed in God and willingly accepted Jesus as my Savior—all that was fine. But I didn’t want to be lumped in with some of the other Christians I knew, and frankly didn’t like very much.
The sanctimonious girl at school who invited me to church not because she wanted me there, but because she felt it was her job to expose me to her denomination. The cutthroat, super-ambitious guy at work who ogled me daily but wore his churchgoer status like it was his get-out-of-jail-free Monopoly card…