Being a part of an “us” is messy and awkward and painful. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it. We are seen and known loved despite our messy “us-ness.”.
The story of God can be found in the stories of His people.
It takes years to recover from the subtle damage that spiritual control has on faith. That’s why it’s so incredible to me—even shocking—when I hear our leaders say from the pulpit that it’s OK if we don’t agree on certain tenets that are not primary to our faith.
At Pulpit Rock, we are called to seek the welfare and flourishing of our city. We recently recognized seventeen men and women who are peacemakers in our city. It was a powerful time for the body of Christ at Pulpit Rock to stand in support of the law enforcement community in Colorado Springs.
There is something so freeing when Jesus proves bigger than your small acts of service. When His words speak louder than a microphone and when His Presence takes your breath away, you know you’re doing something right. More than any other year, IF:Gathering 2017 was all Him and He showed off.
We see things happening in society that we don’t understand and they impact the way we react and protect our own families. We put up walls around our families and do everything we can to isolate ourselves from society and the problems that we see. We cannot do that in Colorado Springs. Our city needs us. Our children need us.