The greatest danger of any organization is to lose sight of its reason for existence. This is especially true for the church.
The civil government appears to be impelled by something like infatuation, and is introducing, or giving countenance to, measures that are darkly ominous to both civil and religious liberty, as if hastening onward to a crisis which all may shudder to contemplate.
Jesus was not afraid to be seen with people of bad reputation. He was not afraid to get a little messy to bring home those he came to save. The only person that Jesus sought to please was his Heavenly Father.
All the disciples were required to do was to get bread from Jesus and carry it in baskets to the people. We need to carry the gospel to our youth. We need to possess it and understand it before we can impart it to the next generation.