The Danger of Good Things

“We easily grow roots of attachment into good things and begin to mistake gift for Giver.”
-John Myer

Bareknuckle Bible

danger of good thingsThe worship wars finally found their way into our small network of churches. After so many other believers had battled over how a church meeting should look in the twenty-first century, it was our turn. A group of our leaders met together in a room trying to keep irritations under control. Though we sat there in crisp gentlemanly form, underlying tensions hummed like low voltage. If you’ve never been in these exact shoes, picture yourself in a room full of relatives who have decided to settle some long-standing disagreements. You know it’s going to get hot. And there’s always a few fellows like old Uncle Joe, who can’t wait to have his say.

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