Then he said to all,
“If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself
and take up his cross daily and follow me.
– Luke 9:23
Jesus Christ said to his disciples daily you must take up your cross and follow me, not that you must simply bare a cross put upon you but you must take it up. Don’t simply defend your faith, but share it with the world. Is it the “cool” thing to do, no but in our world telling people we have faith and talking about prayer is taking up a cross. We are taught by our culture to never discuss religion or politics. Jesus Christ said nothing of the sort. He said tell people to the ends of the earth…