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Fostering Anti-Fragile Faith (Part 3)

Do we know what’s really important in discipleship?
Fostering Anti-Fragile Faith (Part 3)

Here's Part 3 of Krish's series. Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 for needed context. And chime in here in the comments: what will it take to foster anti-fragile faith in your ministry? -Paul

As a child of the 1980s, it was hard not to want to be Harrison Ford. After all, he landed the dream roles in two of my favorite movie series: Han Solo (clearly the coolest person in the Star Wars universe), and of course the Archaeology Professor adventurer: Indiana Jones.

One of my favorite scenes from the finest of all the Indiana Jones movies; Raiders of the Lost Ark, shows the Nazi villains transporting the Ark of the Covenant in a wooden crate with a Nazi insignia. When the camera pans out and the soldiers leave the Ark alone in the cargo bay, we see the Swastika on the outside of the crate being burned away from the inside. The point? The holy contents were bigger than the crate, the power of God greater than any badge. It made a deep impression on me. I think that director ...

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