Thursday, February 19, 2009

Pushing Forward, Pushing Back, or Lifting Up

Sometimes I wonder at the nature of the institutional Church. We have so many flaws and frustrations. We use structure to "push forward" as we try to strategize and codify the Great Commission, to "push back" as we find reasons to marginalize or hinder ministries of all kinds, and to "Lift up" those things we see as valuable.

But what if we took the great commission seriously? Would we try to do any of these, or would we just find the best way to do, and take the halfway good enough because it is what can go at that moment with the resources at hand.

I bring to your attention the story told several times over now, and given in this context...a blog 



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