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:


  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.


  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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