Ian Bailey (North Carolina)
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Jesus said, “Each tree is recognized by its own fruit.” - Luke 6:44 (NIV)
Before I set out on the path to ministry, church members on a discernment board had to answer questions about me regarding my faith. Among the questions was this one: Does Ian have fruit? I had never really understood what Jesus meant in the verse quoted above, but this question...
What “fruit” do I want others to see in me today?
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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