Stop trying to fit in.
Start standing out.
Start ministering the unchangeable truths of Jesus in ways that make sense for the people God is calling you to minister to, even if they’re the kinds of people who won’t come to a traditional church. Don’t worry about all the naysayers who will condemn you just because what you’re doing is different.
The church could use a boatload of different right now.
And I’m not the only old, traditional church guy who will be cheering you on, either. There are a lot of us.
We may not know how to do it ourselves, but maybe we can be like Simeon and Anna. Maybe we can recognize Jesus when he shows up at the temple in a way no one else expected.
After all, the only “right” way to do church is any way that reaches people for Jesus.
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