I imagine that many Christians have asked themselves how they can find a balance between living a holy life while also reaching a level of tolerance and Christian influence among non-believers. We know that we are called to be separate from the world and its influences, but we are also called to be representatives of Christ to others. And so it becomes a kind of balancing act that Christians must achieve in order to simultaneously live out both of these dictates.

I read with interest recently how Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, went on CBS This Morning to answer some key questions about the issue of tolerance, a term he says that has been redefined in recent years.

When asked about issues such as same-sex marriage, Rick answered this way: “The problem is that tolerant has changed its meaning. It used to mean ‘I may disagree with…

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