Giving Up On Church

When one of my church members gives up a church job because they are called to be a witness in the world through their work, I am not worried about filling their job, I am delighted. Shane Claiborne explains more:

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About Dave Faulkner

I'm a British Methodist minister, married with two children. I blog from a moderate evangelical-missional-charismatic perspective, with an interest in the 'missional' approach. My interests include Web 2.0, digital photography, contemporary music and watching football (Tottenham Hotspur) and cricket.

Posted on April 26, 2012, in ministry, missional and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Thank you – great reminder that the purpose of the church is not to build the church but to work with God in building the kingdom and God does use such a variety of gifts, skills and imagination in his work.

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  2. One of the reasons I enjoy my paid employment so much is that when I gave up some of my church jobs it gave me the freedom in time and energy to really show others the love of Christ in a wordly setting. Keep plugging for it David, it’s the only way!

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