Jesus knew that God's kingdom would not expand by "pleasing all of the people all of the time." Instead the Kingdom expands as the relative minority of people who hear the gospel, live it, and in turn, give it away. Our task is to keep scattering the seed.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
when people leave your church
LeadershipJournal.net has a good little article by United Methodist megachurch pastor Adam Hamilton. He is reflecting on why people leave our churches, how he deals with it, and how it hurts him. It closes with these words: