Strong disciples

Fostering Anti-Fragile Faith (Part 2)

Are we open-minded when facing challenges and complexity?
Fostering Anti-Fragile Faith (Part 2)

Here's part two of this three-part series. Catch Part 1 here for needed context, and follow up with Part 3. Today, Krish outlines the importance of acknowledging complexity and difficulty in our faith. - Paul

I loved the way my Phys Ed teacher wanted my rough comprehensive school in Brighton to have a rugby (for U.S. readers: think American Football but without the body armor and helmets) team that could take on the well-to-do public schools in our area. I was virtually blind without my glasses on, but I could run fast, and was given the role of winger. Our coach drilled us to fully commit to a tackle: hit the runner with all our might, grab on to their legs, and hold on for dear life. A half-hearted tackle would certainly end up with a boot in the face—so we needed to go "all in or not in at all," he said.

Are we open-minded when facing challenges and complexity?

Christian leaders need to have the same attitude in ministry. One excellent example is how we engage ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe to Christianity Today magazine. Subscribers have full digital access to CT Pastors articles.

Homepage Subscription Panel

Read These Next

Related
The Want To
The Want To
How do we foster kids' desire to make day-to-day decisions so they'll live the way God wants them to live?
From the Magazine
COVID-19 Hurts. But the Bible Brings Hope.
COVID-19 Hurts. But the Bible Brings Hope.
New study shows Scripture reading correlates with Harvard measures of human flourishing.
Editor's Pick
His Eye Is on the Pastors
Seasoned Salt
His Eye Is on the Pastors
God sees and watches (as do others), which is both a comfort and a caution as pastors navigate their calling.
close