And then I realized that I believe in this message. That if what I’m sharing is a story of imperfection, of emptiness, of crying out, of hope, of grace, of change, then that is not a story about me, that is a story about Christ. And there is nothing self-promotional in sharing that.
Called. That’s a very tricky word right there. Here’s what I think about that word. Sometimes, I think we use that word as an excuse to not do scary things.
In all of our protecting and in all of our keeping them separate what if we are not only protecting them from all the bad but we are preventing them from ever seeing God DO ANYTHING GOOD. They never experience any moments that make them say, “HOLY CRAP. Did you just see that? This God is AMAZING. Heck yes I believe!”