"A sermon is second-hand knowledge. A missions-trip is first-hand knowledge. Big difference between those two. I'm not discounting sermons. It's what I'm called to do :) But let's be honest: most Christians are educated way beyond their level of obedience. we don't need more knowledge. we need to do more with our knowledge." Mark Batterson, responding to a commenter on a recent blog post
Mark Batterson's Evotional blog is one of my daily reads. Today's post was nothing extra-ordinary. However, the comments are where the sparks started flying. I rarely post comments, yet today, I couldn't help but join the conversation.
Interested in weighing in? Here's the blog post: 1 Mission Trip vs. 52 Sermons