No one is beyond the reach of Christian intercession, witness, and compassion. You can engage others with confidence, knowing that the Spirit is preparing today the people he wants you to influence tomorrow. And you can pray with confidence, knowing that Jesus is interceding for you (Romans 8:34) as the Spirit intercedes within you (Romans 8:26) right now.
Americans are lauding today a Russian leader many Russians despise. At the same time, Russians are following today a Russian leader many Americans despise. This does not bode well for future relations between nations possessing the largest nuclear arsenals in the world. Add other geopolitical threats, the ongoing pandemic, global economic uncertainties, and deep and rancorous political divisions within the US and many other countries.
What more will it take to convince us that we need a Power beyond ourselves?
According to Simon Morrison in a recent The Washington Post article, Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine has prompted a huge global push to disavow all things Russian. And while some of these measures are certainly warranted, others are not so clear. So, what should be done with Russian art?