I have been catching up a little of blog reading and reflection. One of my favourite blogs is Jamie the Very Worst Missionary. Her writings connect in a real way and it is refreshing to hear an honest account of how ‘ministry, calling, a life of mission, or whatever you wish to a call it impacts on your life and the life of others. You will not find any of those quick fix cheesy one liners which soem use to try and fix things that don’t necessarily need fixing on this blog. I guess what I find rereshing here is the realistic approach to the pain of ministry.
Anyway … this blog post is really challenging and Jamie ends with a question and a challenge: If the Church is to lead people to the foot of the Cross, then we better have a damn good answer when the world asks, “Um, excuse me. Where is the Sanctuary?
Go read the rest of the article … I think this is a massive challenge to all involved in church …. then lets think about the answer ….