Tag: Acts

Maya Angelou once said, “I’m always amazed when people walk up to me and say, ‘I’m a Christian.’ I think, ‘Already? You already got it?’ I’m working at it.”
Three words: Traditional. Swedish. Tacos.
That might seem like a small thing to do; but it is a brave thing to do.
Sometimes, I have even been the people who I aspire to be… for a while.
We are called to be reckless in our welcome. We are called to be extravagant in our celebration. We are called to be warm in our embrace.
Christ lives in the world, in every pleading face and outstretched hand, asking us to believe that there is enough and more than enough.
I’ve been saying it for weeks now, in one way or another: the church is not what we thought it was. The church isn’t the building or the steeple. It’s not the sanctuary or the pulpit or the pews. It isn’t the classrooms or fellowship hall. The church isn’t even a place. It’s something… else.
No one knows who Chloe is, but I suspect she’s someone who’s trying to hold things together with both hands and a roll of duct tape.

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