More Vision PleaseRich Stigall
Today, we can hyper focus like never before. In seconds the web can take you to a plethora of the most minute of topics. 24 million people follow Kim Kardashian’s…talents” on Twitter. But even before Al Gore invented the Internet our desire to get lost in the weeds was alive and well. NPR built a brand on niche pieces like the inner political workings of the antique Roman broom manufacturing industry. Scintillating.
A few years ago, a pastor used magazine titles to highlight our burgeoning narcissism. “Life” gave way to “People,” then to “Us” which led to “Self.” Yesterday, just for the fun of it, I googled “Abs Magazine” to see if our self obsession had indeed reached new lows. (I won’t spoil it for you.) Where do we go from here?
Proverbs 29:18 states, “Without vision the people perish.” One of the main reasons we ‘GO’ at GO Project is so that we can see more, see better. We go – not only hoping to change the lives of orphans – but to change ours as well.
A recent trip GO’er shared, “I’m changed. I no longer have some of the worldly desires and hope to draw closer to God to sense His leading in my day to day. I’m more aware of the blessing it is to live in a 1st World. I also grieve daily for all the distractions we have here that try to draw us away from our Father.”
In caring for individual children who need family, many see the big picture like never before. Jesus is more engaging and His Church family more beautiful than we ever dreamed. Skeptical? GO with us and see>>