To most of us in the room, that seemed impossible. But Max saw the world differently. And that day, with a moral authority few can claim, he said something profound that crystallizes the restoration theme we’ve seen in the next Christians
“We must recognize the power of the ‘ought.’ It’s the power to change the world! We can’t just see the world in terms of how it is today, or we will always feel defeated,” he said passionately. “But when we see the world in terms of how things ought to be, we can dream for the impossible— and work to see it become reality.”
Excerpted from The Next Christians by Gabe Lyons
Daily Reflection:I n what ways do you see the world as it is, not as it “ought to be”?