“Polemics: Why Would Jesus Talk to Them?” by The Rev. Kaji Douša
Here’s the big pivot: it’s not a question of whether or not you’re worthy of God’s love. Everyone is. Good News isn’t really good unless there’s something tough about it.
Check out Pastor Kaji’s blog: “Does God Have a ‘Blocked’ List? A Sermon on ‘Them’” http://soundthebells.blogspot.com/2018/06/does-god-have-blocked-list-sermon-on.html