The excellent book The Trellis and the Vine finishes on a note that is strikingly relevant for our present context.
I would like to take the chance to thank all of you in the LRBC church family for supporting and encouraging me over the years of my tenure as youth pastor.
. . . the miner and the grocer were not people who had a ‘ministry’ like a professional pastor or Christian worker, yet they had a huge impact for the kingdom of God.
Jesus presents wise living in a new light – instead of measuring wisdom by success in everyday life, it is measured by the practise of his word.
Being a ‘scribe of the Kingdom’ today do not need to be limited to the professional scholars and Bible teachers
In the fourth and final scenario of Jesus’ parable of the sower we come to the ideal outcome for someone hearing the message of the kingdom.
It is one thing to reject Jesus because one dislikes him, but quite another to base that decision on a misunderstanding of him.
My wife and I read a book with the above title, and would like to share a few thoughts from the preface.
Is our following of Jesus easier than he intended it to be?
Cultural and academic underachievement might need to be a mark of faithfulness to Jesus in our busy and cultured society.