Gerard and Chrissie Kelly are co-founders of the Bless Network, a movement of young leaders committed to God's mission on mainland Europe. They live in Normandy, France, where Bless has a missional community and prayer base.
Anyone for fruit? The organic nature of growth runs through the bible like Brighton through rock. Biblical change is slow change; from the inside out. No short-cuts. No quick-fixes. No alternative to the hard work of sowing; pruning; watering; tending the garden. Get-righteous-quick schemes offering sure-fire solutions are for the most part distractions from the actual business of walking in God’s ways.
Instead of asking ‘what am I achieving’ or ‘how good do I feel’ try asking ‘what is God growing in me?”