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Who wants to see a climate revolution? 

No I’m not talking about the weather! I’m talking about a transformation in the Spiritual climate in your region. Over the last few weeks I have been reflecting on the spiritual climate in the region of the UK where we live. 

It’s rare to find a hunger for prayer, a desire for obedience and a willingness to share the Gospel. We all know this but  who’s going to model and live out anything different? All our latest Consumer Christian Communities (some might call them Churches!) teach us that someone else will do it. The Evangelist will share the Gospel. The Church Planter will do something in the next town. The leader will make disciples etc etc etc I’ll just turn up on time each week and get fed from the front…

It’s interesting to read about the Apostle Paul. In amongst his beatings, sufferings, trials and missionary exploits he reminds people about what they should be doing…

“For this reason I sent you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, to remind you of my ways in Christ Jesus, as I teach them everywhere in every Church” (1 Corinthians 4:17) 

Note – Paul doesn’t refer people back to the latest Church manual, membership folder or 6 part teaching set from Mr Famous Christian. He reminds them about his way of life and his habits/practices.

Amazing things were achieved through the ministry of Paul and his band of brothers and sisters. But let’s not forget that it started in the transformation of his own life. 

Let’s take a look at ourselves – maybe the world and people around us are really a reflection of where our own lives are at?

Make a change today…

 

 

 

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Pam Holmes January 10, 2013 at 8:35 pm

Thanks Ben and Cath, for the reminder. It’s been a bit of a battle recently, so to have this now is just what I needed. Bless you both.

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admin January 10, 2013 at 9:22 pm

Keep praying Pam. That unseen work changes things!

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