2018 will be a year of resolution. One which refuses to sit by and passively watch it go by. It shall be one of going out exploring, experiencing and enjoying. One going and meeting other resolved disciples of Jesus Christ to hear their stories and then share with you. Taking time to listen and learn from the Holy Spirit to passing along to fellow disciples. This space is to be a place to share with one another questions, prayer requests, encouragement, discussions. The community may be far reaching but we remain closely connected by the Holy Spirit as we are the salt and light of the world. Our resolve will be fortified by our joint commitment to be present, to listen and learn and to serve and share God’s love with the world.
God is challenging His Church to live authentically out the disciples’ faith. Faith cannot be simply a cultural manner of life. It must envelop all of what we do and say. It flavors our words, guides our actions, directs our decisions. It is not what we do, it is who we are. It resides deep within our souls. Flows naturally from our very pores.
We are the brand ambassadors for Christ. We carry forth the announcement of His Gospel to live as His living examples here on Earth. With this come questions of how, importance of support, loving accountability with one another. This space here shall be that place. One where insights shared, challenges shared and discussion begun. How exciting to see what the Holy Spirit says! The community may be far reaching but we remain closely connected by the Holy Spirit as we are the salt and light of the world. Our resolve will be fortified by our joint commitment to be present, to listen and learn and to serve and share God’s love with the world.
This space is not a place of lists to feebly attempt simplify complex lessons. This is a place of exploring, asking “what if”. Seeing life and faith from perms a different perspective. To dive deep into learning how to live faith authentically, without reserve, to be fully resolved for the One Who has resolved us by His grave, mercy and love.
I sit here writing this entry looking across the room at my new Travel Pack. Thinking of the miles it will travel and the people we will meet along the way. There is space for the journals, books and pens that will be devoured on such trips. It is spiffy new with the fresh smell wafting through the room. The tags are still attached waiting to be cut off and discarded for the new adventures and new friendships. Scuff marks and dirt stains will appear as tokens of those memories. Journals full of thoughts and stories eager to leap out of their pocket and land next to the computer to be shared with the world. So exciting!
Perhaps the Pack will find rest at your house or a pub near you. Maybe your story will leave a mark on the Pack. I can’t wait to go and visit together. Share a pint or a coffee while sharing our stories with one another. The time spent together will be beneficial for us. it will be a holy time together. Until that time let us continue to be resolved disciples of Jesus Christ serving and sharing Jesus Christ in our lives with our whole lives. We are His ambassadors sent into the world to proclaim His love and grace to all people. When we do meet we will have great stories to share with each other!
This Week’s Challenge: What does being a brand ambassador for Jesus Christ look like to you?