We are becoming less Southern, less Baptist and less of a Convention. Perhaps not so coincidentally, matters of late have not been going particularly well.
My friends, we’ve got this in the bag. A hundred years from now, the newspaper headlines may read, “Last Cursive Interpreter Passes Away at the Age of 104.” Like those who carved the words on the Rosetta Stone, we’ll take our cursive-reading secrets to the grave.
If we do not quickly revise our strategy in order to train and equip an army of national leaders and support them as they plant indigenous churches, then we will continue to give more money and get less results.
Our salvation does not depend upon how good we have been, nor yet how bad we have been—it depends wholly on what we do with Jesus.
Miracle of miracles, McQueen started showing up at Mason’s church, the Ventura Missionary Church, pastored by Leonard Dewitt.