On Facebook I follow the page for the Transforming Center, founded by Ruth Haley Barton. I was scrolling through my feed on a break in my day and came across this quote that was posted:
“We Protestant Christians…shop for community the way we shop for a new house or a new car, and ‘picking a community and staying with it’ goes completely against our consumer mindset.” – Ruth Haley Barton
There have been a few times in life when I thought:
It would be so much easier if I was just over there.
That church actually invests in their young adult couples.
I would be fed every Sunday if I went there.
Today I’m challenged not look at my church and see the things that are wrong. Today I’m challenged to ask myself”
What can I do to invest in my church and in my community? How can I be fed and satisfied where I am with the people I’ve been placed with?
A thought for today.