Becoming Spiritual

Originally posted on Eternal Musings:

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control (Galatians 5:22-23)

Spirituality is a funny thing. In the world today, the concept of spirituality enjoys widespread popularity. It’s pretty hip to declare yourself a “spiritual” person. But what does that mean exactly?

From the biblical perspective, spirituality is extremely practical.

A spiritual person is the kind of person who is loving. Joyful. Peaceful. Patient. Kind. Good. Faithful. Gentle. Who is in control of their thoughts, emotions, desires and passions.

So while most everyone considers themselves to be spiritual, let’s ask ourselves, am I really?

Am I a spiritual person?

Regardless of how you answered this question, the really good news is that that is just the type of person God would have you become.

As should be expected in Christian transformation, this process of becoming entails some death and resurrection. We won’t become…

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Change isn’t easy, but change means you’re alive. Without change, you die. A body that isn’t changing is dead. Life is a complex set of barely manageable changes that work together and keep us moving. Churches always need to change. The word of God remains forever, but the things we do and how we do them change often. There’s never an easy way to change. Changing a church is tough because everyone is effected, and they embrace or resist the change.

- See more at: http://www.acstechnologies.com/blog/ministry-leadership/ministry-change-like-swimming-aligator#sthash.CUqYGm9V.dpuf

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