Walker Moore’s blend of tongue-in-cheek humor and heart-to-feet spirituality provides a healthy mix to nourish you in the coming year. SBCToday is grateful for Walker’s contributions to this blog, but most especially, for his heart for the lost around the world and his commitment to train others, and take others, to share the gospel of Jesus Christ internationally.
How many of us live looking back or ahead, between a holy past and a holier future, but in a hollow present?
The pastor is not only to feed his flock … but do the work of an evangelist … he ought to preach toward a verdict … and always that there be those who for the first time would accept Jesus as their Savior, always that seeking note, always that extended hand. That is an assignment we have, a mandate we have from heaven.
“When the time came to completion, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons” Galatians 4.4–5 (HCSB).
The first recipients of and witnesses to the glory of the Advent were shepherds, men whose reputation as liars and thieves was so ubiquitous that they weren’t allowed to give testimony in court. They lived their whole lives outside— geographically, socially, morally, religiously.