Why We Care about Truth
by Amy K. Hall
The truth isn’t always what we want it to be. Sometimes beliefs that don’t match up with truth are much more convenient, or more palatable, or more popular. It takes work to conform your beliefs to reality. It requires examining what you’ve always believed and evaluating other beliefs charitably, without fear. It requires a willingness to submit to the truth when you find it, at whatever cost to yourself.
As followers of Christ, we know we have nothing to fear from the truth because the closer we get to knowing truth—even when the changes are painful to us—the better we know God, the foundation of everything…