It's increasingly unfashionable to be overtly “Christian” these days. However, where Christians are seen to be what we were meant by God to be — unembarrassed about our faith and unafraid to share it, but unified, loving individuals of salt and light to a troubled community — it becomes a lot harder to criticize those who are solving a community's toughest problems with a smile on our face.
One speaker at the conference announced a strategic plan to meet every need of children in foster care in this city over the next few years. This isn't a pipe dream. It's a plan being executed now. Stay tuned to hear more about “Count Me in 4 Kids.”
I suspect God heartily approves of this movement. Let's hear it for the Christian leaders!
Lane, a former Oklahoma County district attorney, is chairman of the state Human Services Commission and president of Salt and Light Leadership Training Inc.