Disciple Toolbox Part 4 – Connecting with the World

In the last words of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus said “Go into all the world…”

It is very easy sometimes, as Disciples, to become stuck within the Church, never venturing beyond the safety of our Church Family, but that isn’t what Jesus did.  J John once said that if you only left the bits in the Bible where Jesus was in a building, you’d have a pamphlet!!  As Disciples we need to be out in the world, showing God’s love in all sorts of practical ways.

We need to care for those who are the least in our society, we need to make those who come last in our world, first;  and we need to seek out the lost!  As Disciples we need to be equipped to engage with the wider world, to be willing, as Peter said, “to give an answer for the hope that we have”, and to fulfill the words of the prophet Micah – “to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with our God