Dluxe’s World: Wrap-up: Revolution in World Missions (Yohannon)

Here’s some of what what Brian has to say after reading the above-mentioned book. I’m so thankful for a husband who thinks like this. I could be condemned to live my days with a man obsessed with ladder-climbing and overtime, schmoozing and keeping-up-with-the-Joneses. Instead, God gave me an honest man with his priorities right.

I increasingly recognize how as a young man I never really valued the right things. Around the time our son was born, I started to go through a period of change. What is really important to me? Answer: My God and my family. If that’s really true, am I living in a way that would reflect that? If my hope is outside of this world, does my lifestyle reflect that or am I simply moving in the current of a world gone wrong?

I don’t want to live a life that is comfortable but eternally insiginificant. I don’t want to live so I can get old and become increasingly useless. I don’t want to stand before God one day and point to a earthly mansion as the symbol of my life’s work.

I want to live a life that sacrifices much to love much. I want to live a life that displays a hope in what’s coming, not what’s here. I want to live a live that cries out that “to live is Christ, and to die is gain”. I want a crown for my King’s glory, not a nice lawn for my own.

I love this man! This is what I married you for, Hon. 🙂 Well… this and your sexy sax-playing abilities.
Dluxe’s World: Wrap-up: Revolution in World Missions (Yohannon)


1 Response to “Dluxe’s World: Wrap-up: Revolution in World Missions (Yohannon)”

  1. 1 HeavyDluxe
    May 16, 2006 at 10:17 am

    Instead, God gave me an honest man with his priorities right.

    Well, I’m making progress anway… I love you too, babe!

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