Have you ever walked into a room, scanned it quickly, and realised you know … no-one?
For the evangelist, this is pure gold. So many people to talk to and find out where their faith is at. For the gregarious, who loves an audience or to be amongst the life of the party, what a dream!
There is no such thing as winning.
Yes, you read that correctly. Maybe you disagree. Let me contextualise – there is no such thing as winning when it comes to revealing Jesus. It’s not a race. Maybe you think it is on the basis you’ll get a bigger mansion in heaven. Careful. We’ll hang out at your place, for all eternity.
We think it began with the pandemic, but in fact, anxiety has been on the rise for years. It’s close cousin, loneliness, also began way before isolation and restrictions. Strangely enough, both anxiety and loneliness are found in the lives of followers of Jesus. No-one is immune.