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Jared Byas – “How to Love Those You Disagree With”
October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
We are excited to host author and speaker Jared Byas, one of the podcast hosts of “The Bible for Normal People” with Dr. Peter Enns. He has been a pastor and professor whose most recent book, Love Matters More: How Fighting to Be Right Keeps Us from Loving Like Jesus, was published last year.
On Saturday, October 2 from 4:30-6:00 pm in the Activity Building Gym, Mr. Byas will lead a workshop called “How to Love Those You Disagree With (or How to Disagree with Those You Love).” In this session, Jared will explore how the phrase “speaking the truth in love” is often misunderstood (and misused) by well-meaning Christians. The workshop seeks to help communities of faith build better relationships and ways of engaging in healthy discourse without resorting to divisive rhetoric. (NOTE: The workshop will not engage in in-depth discussions of “hot topics” but will focus on how Christians can model grace-filled conversations while maintaining their convictions.) For anyone who has struggled with choosing between truth and love, acceptance and rightness, Jared’s insights will help us move beyond the debates about who is “right” to a love that matters more.
On Sunday, October 3, Jared will be the guest preacher at both services.