EP 8: BLESS - Faithful Presence

Sometimes the posture of Christians has been, generally speaking, one of two options. Either Christians run and flee from society and culture or fight and rail against all the things that Christians don’t like. Faithful presence on the other hand, names the reality that God is present in the world and that he uses a people faithful to his presence to make himself concrete and real amid the world’s struggles and pain. There’s an aspect of both loyalty and subversion. When the church is this faithful presence, God’s kingdom becomes visible and the world is invited to join with God. How might we then incarnate the love of Jesus in the spaces and places we find ourselves today? Why is this important and needed?