Monday, December 15, 2014
The Call has Come
In SIB tradition it is called "Kebaktian menyambut pastor baru" (Welcoming new pastor service." After several weeks here in KK, some of my homechurch leaders made me feel that they were reluctant to let me go. If only I say the word, perhaps SIB HQ could change their mind. But my mind was made up long ago. I told the Lord and myself that I would accept a call from whichever church that would call me as their pastor. One thing I can't accept is indecisiveness and lack of initiative exhibited by many Christian leaders whom had crossed my paths. A decisive leader is one who takes the initiatives and does not wait for colleagues or subordinates to take the lead or give the push. I had had enough of that kind of inept leadership style for the past 6 years and I am also seeing it everywhere here. No wonder Jesus said, "we testify what we know and what we see...," The problem is that many people cannot not see the kingdom of God and they do not know divine operations because they are spiritually discerned. For that you need be close to God. - "who is that you have chosen to approach you and has called to be close to You?
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