The imitation of Jesus is the most well-known and most frequently attempted of the four imitations that I will be addressing this month. From WWJD bracelets to the term Christ-like, it is a common theme in modern Christianity. But if we are honest, the actual meaning can be pretty vague.
Like most teenage boys in the 90’s, I was obsessed with Michael Jordan. My walls were literally covered with MJ posters of the G.O.A.T. dunking on his opponents. You seriously could not see the color of the walls for all the posters. I had a couple of jerseys, but I couldn’t afford the shoes. Which seems much less critical now than it did back then.
Over the past seven decades, our production has gradually decreased while our consumption has increased exponentially. We are now a country that relies almost entirely on others to provide for our needs. That is a dangerous place to be in this globally volatile political atmosphere.