Eventually, after who knows how long (but it seemed longer to Mary) the little boy was born. The midwife slapped his bum, cleaned him up and passed him to his mum.
In Jesus, the physical and spiritual are completely intertwined. This is easy to say, but it is profoundly counter-cultural in the Western world, including in Christian circles.
It is not too much to say that worship has a missional dimension, pushing back the powers of darkness and revealing the victory of the Lamb to the entire earthly and heavenly realms.
Do yourself a favour and watch this video Oscar Muriu of Nairobi Chapel. It takes about half an hour and it should be compulsary viewing for anyone interested in Christian mission. Money and Power: Oscar Muriu from Urbana 09 on Vimeo. HT Ben. This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible […]