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To stay or to go?

December 23, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

John Fischer wrote in his Nov 21, 2008 Catch of the Day about a Christian musician friend struggling whether or not to stay in a club environment.  Obviously, by staying he could influence young people by his music but to stay would test his faith.  So, he asked God, “Should I stay or should I go?”  Here are some powerful words from Fischer about what happened.

For as he was deliberating whether he should stay or go, he heard a message from God, “It’s okay, you can leave if you want to, but I’m staying.”

This is one of the more powerful pictures I have in my memory bank of what a Christian worldview is and is not. It is not a retreat from the world. It is not fostering a righteousness that sets itself over and above everyone else. It is not living in isolation, but entering into the risk of relationship and compassion.

If you want to read more from Fischer, heres a link to his blog

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