Original blog August 11, 2019. So, how’s it being?
My Musings – “People primarily respond not to what we do but how we’re being. It’s not that we do the wrong thing necessarily, but that we do what we do – maybe even if it is the ‘right’ thing – the wrong way.” (Leadership and Self-Deception, The Arbinger Institute).
My great fear for the Church today is that a lot of us spend a lot of time and energy “doing” Christianity, while failing to “be” Christ-like. We pride ourselves with saying, supporting and doing the right things (the modern-day equivalent of a tenth of our mint, dill and cumin), but neglect to be those things (the all-time equivalent of, “justice, mercy and sacrifice“). In the process, we are well on our way to alienating an entire generation from “the Way, the Truth and the Life.” Given the appropriate “salt and light” there are…
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