There's no question that Bono's meeting with Lynne Hybels was a major turning point in our church's involvement with Africa. To me this is unequivocally a positive change. It needed to happen. But lately I've heard a small number of folks complaining about Bono's impact on the leadership of the church. After all, the man did drop the "F" bomb on national television, what right does he have to tell a pastor how to do ministry? See below for two different perspectives on this question.
Sunday, December 18, 2005
Bono named a Person of the Year by TIME
"For being shrewd about doing good, for rewiring politics and re-engineering justice, for making mercy smarter and hope strategic and then daring the rest of us to follow, Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono are TIME's Persons of the Year."