calling-church-fullwidthFrom Abraham to present day, the greatest barrier to God’s mission has been, in fact, his own people. What are the idols that keep us from truly living for God? And what can we do to return to the Lord? In this essential talk, Chris Wright reminds us that before we can seek the lost, we must seek the Lord with humility, integrity, and simplicity.

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  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 01:09 The Mission of God’s People
  • 03:33 The Greatest Barrier: The Idols of God’s People
  • 06:50 The Idols of Power and Pride
  • 08:35 The Idols of Popularity and Success
  • 11:28 The Idols of Wealth and Greed
  • 13:16 The Need for Repentance
  • 18:27 HIS (Humility, Integrity, Simplicity) People
  • 20:35 Concluding Remarks: From Reconciliation to Unity


3 comments on “The Greatest Barrier to God’s Mission is God’s People
  1. Starla Luke says:

    I remember hearing this live at Cape Town 2010 – HIS (Humility – Integrity – Simplicity) was a message that has stayed with me all these years.

  2. Gilchrist KC says:

    Thanks for sharing this,
    It is important on our part that we follow our Master’s foot steps 1 Peter 2:21, we need to lead a life that is led by Holy Spirit (Romans 8:14 and Enlightened by God’s word. Let us adopt a life style of Jesus…Apostle Paul, Serving and Living for God’s purpose that is to Win souls for kingdom of God

  3. David Lim says:

    Way to go! Humility, Integrity, Simplicity! Forward with “Generosity Gospel”! Out with “Prosperity Gospel”!

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