"I want green!" - "Can I have a blue one?" - "My sister likes pink." - "Yelloooow!!" - "Uhh… can I have another?" The little boy pointed his pudgy finger toward the balloon fading into the clouds. "I lost mine." He tried to suppress a sheepish grin. . . . In a Gospel Movement, the many colors of God, in all His countless aspects, are made known through the Church. . . When we work together, we see a more vibrant color palette and a clearer witness of Jesus.
I used to hide during introductions. I’d linger at the name-tag table, or visit the restroom, in a well-timed attempt to escape the microphone as it passed from pastor to pastor. Subtle, but hiding. Every month my side hugged the info table; but the viewpoint I found there, I'd trade for nothing. I saw a genuine, “I know you, I like you, I’m for you” friendship.
Gospel Movement | The whole church taking the whole gospel to the whole city. I grew up in a gospel movement. I'm beginning to see the miracle of it. It’s a movement of God’s heart that people have prayed and labored toward for decades. It started well before I came on the scene. I grew up where it was a joy. . .