Churches need to develop the quiet disciplines they have lost- practices such as
- Scripture memory
- submission and
...In the years I have lived and worked in the United States, I have watched believers and whole congregations get caught up in all kinds of similar [aforementioned] crusades and causes that, while not necessarily bad in themselves, end up taking our eyes off obedience to Christ. And in this sense, they become anti-Christ." -Revolution in World Missions by K.P. Yohannan
I'm reading this book and was reminded and convicted that while action is a necessary part of living a Christ-like life, silence, solitude and stillness are vital in order to receive God's direction for our lives. How are we to receive our "marching orders" without choosing to listen?