Chris Horst, one of the authors of Mission Drift, has some good thought in his Monthly Musings this month, about how challenges, and struggling/working to overcome them, are important to our growth and development. Isn’t this also
Not bad, but it can be.
I like thus quote:
“ Christians have become experts at subcontracting ministry — paying others to do the work for us. We outsource the love of Christ because it’s easier, faster, and still gives us the feeling of satisfaction and holiness.“
Well, it’s been a very busy month, and I’ve not read nearly as much as I’d hoped, but I have written more than I had expected. Admittedly later than intended, here is my review of Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches by: Peter Greer. Chris Horst, with Anna Haggard.
We’ve all done it – you start out burning some scrap wood and wind up with a bonfire. You planned to share a link, and wrote a lengthy post about it. You started cleaning the living room and wound up redecorating. (more…)