When it comes to influence, there’s a lot of voices speaking about method, style, tone, and strategy through a never-ending supply of books, conferences, and social platforms. And when you narrow the subject to Christian influence, it looks much the same, but consider the words of a man who never knew he would have a lasting global impact for the Kingdom of God:

“The people who influence us the most are not those who detain us with their continual talk, but those who live their lives like the stars in the sky and “the lilies of the field” –simply and unaffectedly. Those are the lives that mold and shape us. If you want to be of use to God, maintain the proper relationship with Jesus Christ by staying focused on Him, and He will make use of you every minute you live – yet you will be unaware, on the conscious level of your life, that you are being used of Him.” – Oswald Chambers

“Now godliness with contentment is great gain.” – 1 Timothy 6:6 NKJV

About cchrisholland

...husband, dad, pastor, teacher, and chronic day-dreamer
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