Showing posts from January, 2007

Implicit Ministry

Ministry is done via personal relationships, not by organizations.

I show God's love and bear witness to my faith and beliefs in my own personal actions, not those of my church, business, government, school or association. I love my church, and my "associations" but it is naive to expect them to be the presence of Christ. They exist to help ME be the "presence of Christ".

My world seems to be caught up in "group" decisions on everything. I live as a priceless individual in the middle of that world, just like billions of other "priceless individuals". I impact my world via my "implicit" ministry. Translation: my ministry shows (or should show) in EVERYTHING that I do. I don't have to specifically target times or events for evangelism as though I am changing the channel on the television. one day I am working, the next being dad, the next neighbor, then next a Christian... instead my Christianity permeates all that I am and …