top of page

Breaking Free from Our Christian Bubbles

From: Words That Heal

By: Michael Ross & Brian Doyle

"Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone." Mark 16:15

Living our lives in a "holy huddle" with other Christians makes us feel safe--even comfortable. When our focus is on the huddle, we don't have to deal with scary people on the outside. But here's some amazing news: Our comfort has a very low biblical priority. Jesus isn't as concerned about our comfort. If anything, He calls us to spend time OUT of our holy huddle and to impact the world for Him. Throughout the Gospels we see examples of Christ making His disciples uncomfortable by befriending scary people--outcasts.

True, Jesus doesn't want us to get pulled DOWN by the wrong crowd. Instead, He wants us to extend a helping hand and to pull others UP. Think about modern-day outcasts: the handicapped kid who is often overlooked or the loner who never leaves her house. Would Jesus visit these people? Would He know their names, care about them, tell them stories? He would--and you should too. Check out what the Bible says in 2 Corinthians 2:15: "Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God. But this fragrance is perceived differently by those who are being saved and by those who are perishing."


Are you willing to get off your "pew" and get going? If so, how do you smell to the world?

Is there someone in your life who needs a helping hand? And how do you react when a friend is making a bad choice? Do you remain silent ... or do you speak up? What if it's a person in authority?

Reference 1:

Reference 2:

@ Copyright Back to the Bible

33 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Everyday Enticements - Part 7

From: Tempted, Tested, True By: Arnie Cole & Michael Ross Resisting Sin at Its Head The seven deadly sins remind us just how prone we are to sin. But we can stop the flow of sin when we recognize that

Everyday Enticements - Part 6

From: Tempted, Tested, True By: Arnie Cole & Michael Ross What Makes Sin Deadly First, these sins lurk under the radar screen, disguising themselves in forms that we deem acceptable. While none of us

Everyday Enticements - Part 5

From: Tempted, Tested, True By: Arnie Cole & Michael Ross The Seven “Deadlies” Temptation and sin are so destructive that the church has described seven particular sins as “deadly” or “capital” sins.


bottom of page