Comfort and Following Jesus

Sorry, the two don’t go together.

There are verses about comforting. There are verses that offer comfort. But there are no verses about following Jesus being comfortable.

There are times when we need to be comforted. Those are times when we are afflicted. There are plenty of people who are oppressed and exploited around the world — those folks need to hear a message of comfort. And God…



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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.