I just finished rereading Watchman Nee's classic work. As I read it, I thought it might be helpful to share some of the passages which I found particularly challenging or enlightening. Perhaps these passages will bless you and promote further growth and fruitfulness in your own walk with Christ. How sad that some … Continue reading Excerpts from “The Release of the Spirit”
Changing churches looks and feels a lot like going through a divorce. When would God have us move on?
What tangible evidence of his time among us did Christ leave on this earth? Was it a book? No, that came three and half centuries before and three and half centuries after his 33ish years here. Was it an institution? No, as a marginalized and persecuted movement, Christianity had no legal standing, no published address, … Continue reading Rediscovering Christ’s Legacy
Our mission is sharing life. We use that phrase without qualification because we want to maintain the tension resident within it. We share our lives and we share his life. Both must happen simultaneously with equal emphasis. Without a commitment to share our lives (that is, to blow our personal agendas and preferences to live … Continue reading The Redemptive Tension of Sharing Life