Friday, October 05, 2012

The Life of the Critic

Kevin DeYoung:
Again, criticism is acceptable, and sometimes even called for, in the Christian life. But living the life of a critic is no way to live. If our identity depends on constantly defining ourselves against someone else or some other group, if our closest friends are always formed by what we mutually oppose, if our first response is to find fault, if we tear down without ever attempting the hard work of building something up, if we only criticize leaders without ever having led, if put downs bring us more joy than praise, then we are likely making a lot of people miserable, including ourselves.
Read the rest.

No comments: