God wants our hearts to reflect his heart. What would our world lo like if they did? We would probably do less finger pointing and work to bring healing and reconciliation.
It is the role of the ambassador to represent a government or king while traveling in a foreign country. Sometimes the ambassador has to represent his king in an environment that is difficult or hostile.
I have heard it said that the church is the only army that shoots its wounded. After hearing all the fuss about Adrian Peterson these last few weeks, I now know that this statement is not true. It is not false because the church does not shoot her wounded. It is false because the church is not alone in this behavior.
What would the church lo like if all of us were responsive to God and less concerned about what others think of us? Let’s be honest, we care about what other people think.