How Improving Samaritans influence other people toward the “Ideal Samaritan”

We’ve covered a bunch of ground since we began our Good Samaritan talks. We’ve looked at how there is no more Ideal Samaritan than Jesus, how, in stark contrast to him we’re all pretty much Inadequate Samaritans with quite a replete repertoire of excuses for it, and then how we might get on a trajectory …

The Ideal Samaritan

They were talking about the greatest command of all when Jesus revealed to the loophole seeking Bible scholar how he rolled as a God-and-people-lover. I think, with the Samaritan story, Jesus was, in essence, saying, “Here’s how I love my Father and my neighbors. I go out of my way to serve them.”  Though I …

On being neighborly (Who do I have to love and how much?) Part 3 of 5ish

“Regardless of their record or character, all human beings have an irreducible glory and significance to them, because God loves them.” Timothy Keller “The load, or weight, or burden of my neighbor’s glory should be laid daily on my back, a load so heavy that only humility can carry it, and the backs of the …