Looking through the old Roofless Church archives and I came across this post. I think it is still as relevant as ever.
I was on a break during class when I saw a classmate, Sarah Wilson, looking at her smartphone. I jokingly said to her, how can you be looking at your phone when it’s beautiful out today. Her response was simple and ultimately struck me as very profound with regard to its spiritual implications. She replied, “I don’t have to look at the sun to feel it.” Now at first hearing these words you may be wondering what the big deal is. So let me put the moment surrounding this statement in context.
First of all our break was in the middle of a class on St. Paul. We were talking about his theology and the implications of his seemingly sudden conversion from a Pharisee and persecutor of the new Messianic Jews who believed that Jesus was the promised Messiah to a chief apostle and deliverer of the gospel to the…
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