dude, I love this. I want to spend my life making others better and, in turn, I'm always better for it. The ROI in my life is so amazing - I'm humbled and honored to serve the King - any blessing is more than I deserve!
now I KNOW that I need to quit blogging...
(by the way, I have 'non-Christians' in my blogroll)
~ He's relevant (or maybe beyond relevant) - always knows how to BEST communicate with culture.
"Beautiful Mystery" by Telecast
- first time we've done it at Real Church... really cool.
"The authority by which the Christian leader leads is not power but love, not force but example, not coercion but reasoned persuasion. Leaders have power, but power is safe only in the hands of those who humble themselves to serve." John Stott
~ something I read often...
I don't know a church more diverse than ours... honestly. I think that this, however, could make us intolerant of churches that aren't diverse. And, that can be bad too. Hmmm... I'm going to have to think about this.
Thanks for the provocation.
Happy New Year - really glad I became a 'blog friend' w/ you in '08.