A Follower of Christ

A Facebook friend posted, “To my friends who consider themselves Christians: What does it mean to you to be a follower of Christ?”

My response:

It means to proclaim the good news that God is with us; to follow the example of our brother Jesus and care for the poor, the sick, the ostracized; to travel lightly through the world, caring more about our world and others than about material accumulation; to pursue peace and speak boldly against injustice; to believe that Jesus’ life is the proclamation of the good news, his death is the world’s rebellion against it, and his resurrection is God’s love shown to us even in our rebellion: Love that transcends all.

What does it mean to you? I’d love to hear your answers in the comments. 🙂