Mercy Ministries: Two Perspectives: For Goodness Sake, Do Something!

Wednesday, 02 May 2007

Congregations are designed to be public entities that people see, and unfortunately many of our congregations are "cities" which are seen to do nothing but for themselves.
What good is theology in the mind if that is where it ends? If in thinking through the revelation of God (the Bible) it stays in our heads and doesn't pass through to the heart unto the hands and feet, how will anyone know it has affected us? The mouth is not a sufficient instrument; God's impulse and motivation must move to the hands and feet. Without action the mouth just makes noise. What good is theology if it is just sentiment, or sentimental? What good is the emotion created by truth if it doesn't move ...

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