"When you begin to think outside the box, you often become some other "leaders" lousy follower. That usually costs something" (Andy Rayner)

"Our guardian angels are bored." (Mike Foster)

It's where I feel I'm at these days. “In the second half of life, it is good just to be a part of the general dance. We do not have to stand out, make defining moves, or be better than anyone else on the dance floor. Life is more participatory than assertive, and there is no need for strong or further self-definition” (Falling Upward. Richard Rohr.120).

Sunday, November 16, 2014

When Christians Create Their Own Persecution

(Stephen W Hill)
"I pray for the day that I stop hearing stories like this one! A friend in the majority world invites a brother from the west to come and teach at a conference. This person claims to have ministered in 60 nations. During the ministry this man curses the dominant religion in the culture. He leaves on a plane the next day meanwhile the brother who invited him into this home and circle of influence flees at midnight with his wife and small children from their home and goes into hiding in order to avoid being murdered.

This man will boast to his circle of ministry partners about his boldness and faith but when gently told about the danger and poverty that he has just plunged his majority world friend into he says, "Sorry." but offers no help, no financial assistance, nothing."

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