The presence of evil in the world feels overwhelming. But Jesus said, "Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." (John 16:33). Evil will not win. But what will it take for the Church to experience the victory of Jesus in this world? It will take the insanity of God.
Missionary, Nik Ripken, wrote a powerful book called "The Insanity of God" about his transformational journey to discover how the Church survives and thrives in hostile atmospheres. I just read this book, and it is dynamite! I will share with you four lessons I gleaned for immediate application in the Western Church today.