Thank God For A Messy Church
Our tolerance level for messiness, irrespective of circumstances, is generally quite low. When it extends to a church community, it can test our resolve as individuals and as a body to stick together. And not without reasons too, as it would certainly consume more emotional energy, time, grace and love. Our perspective needs a flip-over, and our hearts transformed by God in order to embrace the challenges human frailties present. The general rule is that mature Christians are to be extraordinarily patient with immature believers, putting up with their misunderstandings and other growing pains as they aim for maturity in the Lord.
Tim Challies’ short article is a reminder that we are in this together as long as the Lord tarries; part of kingdom training!
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