Why “Preaching the Gospel” is Both a Show and Tell Ministry

Homeless, poor, hungry man with sign asking for help with food or money.
Homeless, poor, hungry man with sign asking for help with food or money.

It struck me this week reading Luke 9 that everywhere Jesus went, as he taught people about God and his kingdom, that he also met physical needs.

Sometimes it was giving food. Sometimes healing. Sometimes exorcism. Sometimes physical touch. Sometimes simple friendship around the table.

I’ve always known this of course, but perhaps because of the social and cultural moment we’re in, it hit me differently.

It was Luke 9:11 this time. …

James Pruch

James writes about faith, culture, and leadership. When he’s not writing you can find him with his family or watching old Husker football highlights on YouTube.

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