Interconnected

Interconnected

The picture you see here is what is hidden under, and what holds up, the pointed, slate roof of one of the towers at Brézé Castle. What looks like a simple conical profile, from the outside, is no fewer than 56 wooden beams that come out from a central wooden key and which form the structure… the skeleton on which the slate roof rests. The slate stone ‘shingles’ can only serve their purpose effectively if the frame beneath them is solid.

So it is with missions and missionaries.

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Follow me!

Follow me!

That phrase has a familiar ring to it… “Follow me,”

“…. and I will make you fishers of men.” said Jesus.
“… As I follow Christ.” said Paul.

We only ever really grow if we have some-one to follow and eventually learn from. Kids follow their parents and learn about life, apprentices follow their mentors to learn a trade, and Christians… we follow Christ and those who’ve left a good example by doing just that… following him.

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