Chris leaves us with the thought in this article, that one of the greatest needs for each of us is to 'sing our song' in life and be heard by others.
The way you see the world (your world view) will inevitably be influenced from the environment you were brought up in; the values you were taught (or not taught) and the experiences you've been through in life.
In listening to literally hundreds of Christians over the last two decades, endeavouring to work out their faith in the church and marketplace of life, I've come to the following conclusion. Whilst a Biblical foundation is essential for real freedom in Christ, so also is the ability for all of us to 'sing our song' or endeavour to let our own voice be heard.
One of the greatest challenges facing the Church today will be the ability of Biblical leadership to mentor, father or release the members of the body (church congregations) into their full God given potential.
Ephesians 4 is an essential chapter outlining our position before God and each other and is the real template.The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.
Chris and Kerry speak at a number of national conferences on Christian lifestyle, marriage and culture.
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