First United Methodist Church, McAllen

An American Altar: The god of Safety

People really like to feel safe. Billions of dollars are spent, every year, on doing all that we can to ensure our safety through alarm systems, firearms, self-defense classes, and military expenses. Yet, what really lies at the heart of our thirst and devotion to safety? How has our reasonable desire to be safe, been warped into something that we can place above God? How does God call us to wrestle with the god of Safety?