Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Revolutionary Mission

Q What’s your take on why so many churches talk about the Great Commission and reaching our world, but so few are actually doing it?

If we’re going to fulfill the mission that Jesus gave us as the church, we must become revolutionaries.

The world is changing—exponentially. It’s moving further and further away from what it really needs: God, truth, forgiveness, purpose and hope. In a word, it needs redemption. But for the people in and of this world to find what they need, those who have it must wake them up to it. Therein lies the problem.

A world that is going through revolutionary changes can’t be reached, convinced or awakened by a church where everything remains the same. I’m not talking about the truth itself; truth never changes. I’m talking about the way the church engages the world with the truth. To wake up a world going through revolutionary changes requires that the church is revolutionary itself. Keep reading

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