I remember growing up in church and always feeling a little intimidated when one of the pastors would walk by my family in the foyer or hallway. There was this reverence and awe that came over me each and every time I saw one of them, and I believe it was because I truly did respect the calling that God had placed on each of their lives. But while my reverence for them was vast, my parents always took the time to remind me that they need Jesus just as much as the next person. They didn’t say this with ill-intent, but instead to give me an honest look at the reality of the Christian life. That we’re going to make mistakes. That we all are in need of Jesus.
I cannot believe I’m actually writing this post, but it would be a huge miss not to write something that takes advantage of our world’s most recent social phenomenon. Have you heard? The geniuses behind Pokemon have done it again by creating a new app where people from all around the world can capture Pokemon using geo-location and mapping technology that turns the everyday world into a poke-world. Your bedroom is now an enchanted grassland, and your church is now a gym where trainers from all around can battle.
The beauty of Christianity is that there are many facets that make up its entirety. When someone finds themselves in a relationship with Christ, there is more to its being than simply attending a church building or spending more time in prayer. Christianity is more than sitting in seats and listening to sermons. There is more…
There is much criticism following the recent confession of faith from child star Shia LaBeouf. And although he may be rough around the edges, we must realize so were all of Jesus’ disciples. They all came from different walks of life. They all have a unique approach to the way they spread The Gospel.