Uncertainty in the eyes of a results driven world is dangerous. We are foolish to squander opportunity. Childish naïveté will lead to destruction, the voices tell us. Tow the line. Do the expected, be secure, be safe, be normal.
Uncertainty reflected in the eyes of the Certain “Yes” is joyous adventure. We are wise to drop everything and follow the way of our Servant Saviour. Childish joy leads to discovery, the Living Word tells us. Follow Him. Challenge the expected, be redeemed, be brave, be abnormal.… Read More Stepping into the Certain “Yes”. (A Story in Stages cont’d)
My heart is broken. I am grieving and yet hopeful. I am learning to see the Church, the Bride of Christ through His eyes. I am girding my heart about with the song of the beloved over his bride, his compromised, faithless bride, who has traded humble joyous trusting for power-hungry bargaining. I see, writ large in the pages of our Book, a God who pursues, a God who sees, a God who calls us into another way of meeting the challenges of this present age. A God for whom the meek, poor in spirit, welcomers, and servants are the ones who represent coming of the age to come.
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My history with the church had been varied. From an early age the smell of aged stone mixed with polish and flowers, the feel of dented kneelers and straight-backed pews brought a kind of quiet to my maddened soul. … Read More Rescued: A Story in Stages – Part 2