Is Steve Shadrach wrong?

Last year, a friend of mine landed a college pastor’s dream job in an incredibly influential church. This rookie college pastor called me to ask if I had any book recommendations for him as he came into his new role. I told him you are not a college pastor if you’ve not read Steve Shadrach’s Fuel and the Flame. Several months later, I got a long text from him that basically said: I’m having a hard time with this book. So much of Steve’s point is to drive us towards the leaders on college campuses. But, what about the nameless and the faceless? When I read the Bible, I see a Messiah that goes after society’s outcasts more so than fraternity presidents. Any thoughts? Great question. And yes, I’ve got some thoughts. Below is my response to him and to anyone who has…

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