I read a tweet recently by John Piper that got me thinking. John said, ”God will be the living God 10 trillion ages from now when puny potshots against him sink to oblivion like BB’s in the ocean.” The ocean is big. Really big. If my memory serves me correctly it covers about 2/3 of the earth.
When I recently read of Steve Saint’s unfortunate parallysis I was saddened, rebuked and filled with joy. Steve, the son of the famous martyred missionary Nate Saint, founded the Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center (I-TEC) to build on his father’s vision of reaching people groups for the cause of the Gospel. Steve’s father was martyed in 1956
In his book Drive (http://www.amazon.com/Drive-Surprising-Truth-About-Motivates/dp/1594488843), Daniel Pink says, “Greatness and nearsightedness are incompatible.” Greatness, TRUE greatness, would be tough to define. Nearsightedness is much easier. It’s the problem with most folks. We love things like cars, clothes, food, music and movies. We don’t account for our desire for those things throughout life pretty much remaining the