Thursday, 18 August 2011
Life is a mission
James Houston in his book: Joyful Exiles. Life in Christ on the Dangerous Edge of Things wrote: “How strange is it that human curiosity impels us to explore distant lands, to climb mountains, even to probe the depth of the oceans, which are all external things. Yet how little concern for the inner life before God.” Why do we Christians often lack motivation when we have a commander we really can count on? Christ, our King, gave His life for us and always has our best interests at heart.
Let’s be adventurous explorers and pioneers not so as to conquer creation, but to represent the creator through our attitudes and actions. Let’s show our beliefs through our behaviour. Let’s be bold and adventurous and do something new this week.
I read this morning the following alarming statistics: "Only six per cent of British adults read or listen to the Bible, while 55 per...