all too often Christians do count the cost. The cost of their time, their priorities, their vulnerability, their emotional energy, is too great
God has convicted me that I do too much finger-pointing in my posts. My posts are seldom about me and a lot about others.
Jesus was the master at looking below the surface of the issues presented to him. And He knew people’s real motives. While compromise seems like a solution, I think we need to follow Jesus and find the core of each issue, mine for the common ground of the issue with the point of view of others, and build up top a solution using Biblical principles.
Prayer is essential for the church and for Christians. It is our walk in Christ that is the highest priority. It guides the church and allows the Holy Spirit to work in the lives of Christians.