Nerdy Bereans: Bullying Against Nerds (or anybody) Should Never Happen in Churches

“You’re such a nerd.”

I was one of those kids who was bullied from time to time in school, often because I fit the description of a nerd. And although I wish I could say otherwise, sometimes this bullying took place not just “in the world”, but in and among my own Christian friends.
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Luke Guard #SHAME Video: Hashtag Youth Series

Luke Guard #SHAME Video: Hashtag Youth Series

My brother, Luke Guard, delivers a message from the scriptures about shame.

Luke Guard talks about using our shame for God’s glory. Instead of building up ourselves and pretending to be perfect, Scripture encourages us to be honest with our sin, flaws, and need for grace. People don’t usually like to share their sin and shame with others. Luke reminds us that our open confession of sin magnifies the mercy received and patience displayed in the gift of Jesus Christ.