Again and again, Jesus invited people to follow him. To follow him in the way he lived his life. It was Jesus who called you and calls to us. Follow me. My yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Pick up your cross. It is clear that to call oneself Christian has implications for how we live. To be intentional and purposeful in how we apply the life, teachings, and faith of Jesus from Nazareth in our lives today.
In a visual world it is second nature to count, collect, and compare what is seen. It seems natural to desire more and from a young age we do. We believe that 72 crayons are better than 12, even if we only use 6. We compare important things too: ministries, callings, follower, and bank accounts. Yet
The ministry/missionary world is immersed and exists within a single verse from the Apostle Paul – 1 Corinthians 9:20-23 (full passage below). It’s the passage where he talks about becoming all things to all people so that he might save some of them. This weekend that passage was weighing on me as I dreamt of
The natural question one is asked as they graduate from Seminary is: What is next for you/Where is God calling you? With only 82 days between me and my Masters of Divinity this question is looming in the bushes (or shrubbery if you will). For my wife and I we will be bi-vocational pastors. Choosing Bi-Vocational This does