Jesus and his radical invitation to join in the full life of God
“Any time a Christian leader says something like, “You can’t be a Christian if you [insert political party, theological position, what you had for breakfast],” that is the Pharisee spirit in action.
But the problem goes much deeper than those who have a public voice within the church. In each of our hearts is the basic desire to know who is “in” and who is “out” with God. Yet God’s desire is to simply know and love us. He is looking for faithfulness and obedience, not lines drawn in the sand.”
Here’s a link to the article on Medium: