We value the extraordinary over the ordinary (by Tim Chester)

Let this quote, by Tim Chester, get under your skin and challenge you…

“We value the extraordinary over the ordinary. Whether it’s conferences, spiritual experiences, revivals – we are looking for the extraordinary. But Jesus conducted his ministry in the context of meals, journeys and homes…

Many think the goal of spirituality is serenity and stillness. But the goal of biblical spirituality is conformity to Christ. It is to deny yourself, take up your cross and follow him. And the cross was not a place of serenity. It was a place of selflessness and sacrificial love in the midst of hate and violence… ”

Tim Chester

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