This is going to be a bit of running-commentary-stream-of-conscious writing, so bear with me. It has been an interesting experience to watch us humans respond to this global "crisis" over the past several days. Some responses are cavalier, some are indifferent, some are unequivocally over the top...
Here's a passage of Scripture that I've turned to before as a simple reminder of "why" we live as a family of missionary servants, making disciples in City Groups. Why we do normal life, learning to follow Jesus in life-giving relationships.
I come from a reading family. Many of my favorite memories revolve around us all piled on my parent’s bed or sprawled around the living room as we read aloud before bed. To this day, my siblings and I can still get into heated conversations about the books we experienced together as children.
Let’s be honest. Levi was a dirtbag. Tax Collectors were traitors. Greedy, swindling, lying, no good, despised… you get the point. They were in cahoots with the Roman government to collect an agreed upon tax, that only they and the authorities knew...
Summer is a great time to change things up a bit. We find it's also a great time to change up what you read. Need some ideas of good books? Here you'll find almost every genre from leadership to theology, from history to personal development. So take a look, pick one (or five!) that look good and start reading!
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