“..could it not be that [..] passivity in interpersonal, spiritual ministry—rob us of some of Christ’s precious remedies for a hundred problems? If God designed the church to function like a body with every member ministering in the power of the Holy Spirit to other members, in regular interpersonal relationship, then would it be surprising to find that the neglect of this regular interpersonal, spiritual ministry cripples the body in some of its functions and causes parts of the body to be weak and sick? Isn’t that what you would expect?” – John Piper, Desiring God
Andy is on staff at St Paul’s Anglican Church & is a director of Worship Central NZ.
“Desire is right at the centre of the spiritual life. The absence of desire means the absence of spiritual life, for good or bad, we are made in the image of what we desire.” – Soulful Spirituality, David Benner