Unoffendable: The Ridiculous Alternative to Our Outrage World
We live in a world filled with outrage. Every day, somebody is angry or offended by somebody else – in politics, online, maybe even in your own household. But what if there was another way? What if we could actually live UNOFFENDABLE, replacing self-centeredness with humility and resentment with forgiveness. It is possible. With this series, find out how.
How in the world are we supposed to live unoffendable when there’s so much that’s upsetting about our world, our country, and even our own lives? It starts with one simple decision: giving up our “right” to be offended. It’s not as impossible as it sounds. Pastor Greg shares the first step in the ridiculous idea of being unoffendable.
Most people will admit that we shouldn’t have “bad” anger that hurts other people. But what about “good” anger, even righteous anger, at the sin and evil in this world? Doesn’t the bible even say, “Be angry and do not sin.” (Eph. 4:36, ESV). Get ready to have a few myths busted as Pastor Greg explains how we can get this idea so wrong.
Why is it so easy to get angry? Your wife says something that gets under your skin. A co-worker’s political views just seem disgusting. Every day, we encounter situations that can make us angry. Why do some set us off and others slip right by? This week, Pastor Greg dives into the causes of anger and how we can handle this hurtful part of ourselves.
What about social justice? Shouldn’t we be angry at sin our world—racism, violence, oppression, hatred? The Bible’s answer to justice and injustice might surprise you. It’s what you think and not what you think.