Each person of faith has a mandate to spread love and truth and do wonderful things in the name of the Lord. Whether you call it mission, outreach, or even traditional evangelism, the point is that we are representing God’s love and truth to the world. Mark 9: 38-40 reveals how Jesus’ closest followers (the apostles) complained about outsiders exorcising demons in Jesus’ name. This problem demonstrates how doing things in God’s name can be complicated. We needn’t allow our views about demonic possession to distract. Jesus’ closest followers felt special and the resulting smugness made them feel as though they were God’s exclusive agents.Read More →