Whatevah! (Said in my very best voice, rolling eyes, turning away)
I have a feeling JC was old-fashioned too, all that referring to “the beginning” when the Pharisees asked him about divorce, all that compassion, all that hanging around with the scum of the earth. Jesus spent a lot of time talking about faith – or a lack thereof – and how important it is. Faith might just be the secret ingredient to this old-fashioned business.
Before we get caught up in being “with it,” let’s look to our models, the saints and Jesus himself. You see lots of WWJD paraphernalia out there in the wide world, right next to the hip-hugging jeans and the navel-baring shirts our kids are wearing (well, maybe not our kids, right?). What would Jesus do? What’s so wrong with old-fashioned? We’re in pretty good company, after all!