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Wishing You a "Dangerous New Year!"

Image © iStockPhoto.com (All Rights Reserved)It would be alright with me if I never again heard the worn-out phrase, "Happy New Year!" What does that mean? I'm sick of happy. It's boring. And I'm not sure it's what God has in mind for those who are willing to be salt and light in their communities. So instead, I'm wishing a "Dangerous New Year!" to all my friends who claim to be followers of Jesus Christ.

May God stretch our faith in 2008 beyond our wildest imagination! That's a dangerous prayer, but we're living by faith not by sight. Jesus has invited us to take up our cross daily and follow Him, not settle down for a nice comfortable lifestyle in the suburbs within our homogeneous socioeconomic grouping. Been there, done that! Boring! Continue reading