The quintessential 90’s Christian accessories, the WWJD bracelet, T-shirt, Bible cover, bumper sticker (and today, an app) were all derived from the 1896 book penned by Charles Sheldon entitled In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do? The titular question got a lot of people pondering what their choices might look like if they’d act as Jesus would. In some cases, the question brought clarity:
Q. Would Jesus steal this hubcap?
But as even a casual read-through of the Gospels will show, Jesus didn’t always do what people thought he would do. [Read more]