They’re wrong about us you know.
They say we are self-righteous hypocrites. It’s not true.
While some Christians may resemble THE WALKING DEAD, I can tell you the body of Christ is alive and well. And they are proving it. I have the evidence.
DEAD OR ALIVE?
Fred Teague with THE RUSS BUS shared his experiences living as a homeless man for one month. Personally I would have chosen May instead of January. Brrrr. He and those who help him are “Jesus with skin on” to the homeless community in our area. Their faith is living and breathing and serving.
James 2:26, “For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.” HCSB
CHECK YOUR PULSE
Sometimes we wonder if one person can make a difference. We wonder if what we do even matters. It does.
- Look around.
- Look at people.
- See the need.
- Meet it, no matter how small.
- Get on board and live out your faith.
- Be the hands and feet of Jesus.
Fred told me the hardest part of living homeless was being ignored, like he wasn’t even a person. I am ashamed to admit I was nearly guilty. You can read about my “unsafe adventure” HERE.
1 John:18, “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” ESV
HOW WILL THEY KNOW?
Christians have gotten some bad publicity recently, part of it is deserved. Jesus clearly tells us how to spot the real deal. I’ll give you a hint, they won’t know we are followers of Jesus by our righteous acts.What matters most is how we treat others.#truechristianity #rtp Click To Tweet
John 13:35, “By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” HCSB
LISTEN HERE to my interview with Fred Teague. It’s worth a half an hour of your time. I guarantee you will be encouraged and inspired.
DO YOUR PARTWhat are you called to do? #faithinaction Click To Tweet
Ephesians 2:10, “He creates each of us by Christ Jesus to join him in the work he does, the good work he has gotten ready for us to do, work we had better be doing.” MSG
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