Leading More To Jesus
This special 25th anniversary article, written by Arrow leader David Dwight, emphasizes the Church as a movement of redeeming love to lead more people to Jesus. This is a great article to share with others in your church community – to dialogue and identify ways that you are part of God’s family vision.
Years ago I read a commentary that said: “When Jesus taught us to pray and began with ‘Our Father’ he changed religion forever. He taught us that God was personal and he taught us that His vision was a family vision.”
God’s redemptive family vision sweeps from Abraham to the manger, to the book of Revelation’s “heavenly multitude no one could count.” Even from the beginning, when God created Adam and Eve, He who had always lived as Trinity gave His infinite love to a family too large to count. Love is like that: it always wants to give itself away. And God intends to create a family so large that His infinite love will be shared forever. It’s a vision He pursues throughout Scripture and it’s a family vision for which He paid the highest price. Continue Reading