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John Dillard
 You're here » Christian Columns Index » John Dillard » Speaking Boldly for our Faith
Speaking Boldly for our Faith
by John Dillard
February 16, 2009
Category: Christian Living
I LOVE TO tell the story of how I was raised at Baptist Church, attended a non-denominational church, was a member of a Presbyterian Church and now attend a Methodist Church.

Though a varied background to be sure I have found that churches that teach God's word are open to all people regardless of race, gender, or back-ground. I have often felt that J.C. "Jesus Christ" really stands for Just Christian. So whether you be Catholic, Episcopal or Non-denominational thee important part is what we believe rather than the label we put on our worship.

When as Believers are out in the world we need to be focusing on the Word of God that unites us rather than what divides us as we want people only to see the love of Christ in us.

When sharing our love for a fallen world we need to bind up the brokenhearted, walk alongside those who are suffering and witness to those who are lost. Teaching others to see God as a one of love, who offers grace to all who seek it should be the watchword by which we live our lives.

By studying the Bible for yourself you are able to gain new revelations in how to see scripture as well as to unravel the mysteries of the Old Testament. By studying the stories of old, we begin to see that the God of the Ages is the same as the love of Christ in the New Testament.

Bringing along the Story of Job and Nehemiah in we begin to see great lessons that we can all apply to our lives to bring radical change to the way we both live our lives and to church. Ordaining all who believe to serve as Lay Ministers to do great things for the Kingdom.

We all need to join together as we work to "Take Christianity Into the World."

John Dillard is an author and Certified Public Accountant (All Rights Reserved). To See how he takes Christ along with him to work visit Christian CPA firm) and for his latest book Overcoming Life's 9/11's: Job's Journey visit "Dare to Attempt Something so Great for the Kingdom of God that it is doomed to failure, lest Christ be in it!"

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