Jump directly to the content
Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal ServiceKevin Dooley / Flickr
Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal Service

Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal Service


Feb 18 2013
In today's change-or-die culture, we must adapt.

God and his truth do not change over time. Neither does our fundamental calling as his people. We are not here to do Christianity; we are here to be the people Christ is making us into, major improvements on the previous version of ourselves. We are here in this place and time because God wants us here, now. We are here on a God-given mission. As C. S. Lewis wrote in Mere Christianity, "Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage." As circumstances change and new times call for new measures, we will be well-positioned to fulfill this mission when we remember who we really are.

Amy Simpson is editor of Christianity Today's Gifted for Leadership, a freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church's Mission (InterVarsity Press). You can find her at www.AmySimpsonOnline.com and on Twitter @aresimpson.

To add a comment you need to be a registered user or Christianity Today subscriber.

orSubscribeor
More from Her.menutics
Give Us This Day Our Daily Brew

Give Us This Day Our Daily Brew

The Christian ties to coffee culture.
The Real Benefits of Spanish-Immersion Elementary School

The Real Benefits of Spanish-Immersion Elementary School

It’s not just about speaking another language.
Lessons from Loving and Losing a Pet

Lessons from Loving and Losing a Pet

On loving dogs and being loved by God.
Forgiving My Pastor, Mark Driscoll

Forgiving My Pastor, Mark Driscoll

As God rebuilds, I see Mars Hill shift its focus to love.
Include results from Christianity Today
Browse Archives:

So Hot Right Now

Have Babies, Just Not Yet

Resisting pressure to "make something of yourself" before motherhood.

What We're Reading

CT eBooks and Bible Studies

Christianity Today
Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal Service