Reflections are a chronicle of our personal journeys in relationship with God and others. These stories illustrate the breadth and depth of the Christian experience, and we offer them to you for encouragement and inspiration in your own journey.

Why Are We Afraid?—A Lesson Learned from My Russian Friends

The irony that struck me is that we, as affluent American Christians (including myself), are afraid of bearing a financial or political cost for our faith when the Russian Christians are actually worried about how affluence might weaken their resolve.