How can you let the Bible read you today, rather than merely the other way around?
When we become so afraid of doing the wrong thing that we fail to even try to do the right thing, something is askew.
If there is one thing that serving millennials has taught me, it’s that the state of the church in its current form might be in peril. But the state of their faith might not be in jeopardy at all.
Can we receive the gift of God on its own terms? Can we humble ourselves to receive this Messiah, not re-cast in the image of our own desires but as the Deliverer we really need?
Whether it’s a family conversation around the dinner table or a quick chat over coffee after church, tensions around political views among believers has the potential to escalate quickly, causing many to shy away from the conversation altogether.
The missio dei is God’s work in the world. Missions, both long- and short-term, must always exist in submission to God’s work.