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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