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Never. Stop. Loving.

Surrounded by political tensions and division among Christians, I find that our main goal in life is unchanged: Love God, Love People. Whatever God is doing in your life and wherever he is leading, the individual circumstances do not change the driving force in the life of the Christian. If we aren't pouring our lives out for God and others, what are we doing? What are you doing in life that really matters? Francis Chan has said that “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” 

It is easy for me to get caught in a Christian bubble. Church becomes a social club and I can cease to interact with the world around me.

One of the principal reasons I've taken a job at Starbucks is that even while Maggie and I follow the leading of the Spirit to go to Costa Rica, we still have the ultimate call of the Christian to love people. My job allows me to love hurting people in a purposeful way that opens doors for talking about Jesu…