And then we wonder why people don’t see a Kingdom journey exciting….

There are many things you can do in the world that are exciting…many of us contend that following Jesus, living the Kingdom of God daily, looking for the powerful/transformational presence of the Spirit is the “adventure of a lifetime.” THEN, you look at something like this and you see why in our world sometimes our words don’t match people’s experience. When we reduce the Christ following journey to sitting in pews, listening to sermons, and maybe singing a few songs, you can imagine why people who do all sorts of things for adventure (including these crazy guys) look at “the church” like it a dinosaur from past ages. Here’s a serious question, in a world where people look for adventure, how do we communicate the reality of the Kingdom adventure? How can we then live in a manner where Kingdom “excitement” and challenge is the norm NOT the exception? Just a thought or two today after watching THIS video…jeesh!

I Believe I can Fly ( flight of the frenchies). Trailer from sebastien montaz-rosset on Vimeo.

2 thoughts on “And then we wonder why people don’t see a Kingdom journey exciting….

  1. That’s certainly a tricky question, and one that I wrestle with as a youth minister. I suppose my answer would be that it’s important to share why the journey is exciting to YOU- how has following Jesus changed YOUR life? I think also that when we begin to get a grasp on how radical Jesus was, how completely out-of-the-box he lived for his day, how exciting his life was (read The Beautiful Outlaw by John Eldredge!), it can start to make following Jesus seem like a more exciting prospect.


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