Thursday, August 13, 2015

What It Really Takes to Reach Your Community

“Give me Scotland or I die!”

That’s what John Knox said of Scotland. I would say: To fall in love with your community, you have to die—to yourself, to the mission and to your own preferences.

If you are going to reach a community, you need to be deeply in love with it. Jesus, looking down on Jerusalem, cried, “They are like sheep without a shepherd.” We have to say the same, about Plainview, Philadelphia and Pasadena.

I am convinced you will not reach a community for Christ unless you are deeply in love with the community and its people. Keep reading

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