Countdown Day 84

Unless the church wanted to become a small, isolated enclave that could only talk to its own, we needed to welcome people in from the non-church majority, with all their questions, uncertainties, skepticism, and honesty, which required first of all that we listen to them without judgment and understand them without condemnation. (5)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)