How to beat it
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Submitted by Michael F (New Zealand), Dec 12, 2005 at 16:42
there is only one way to do this - bear children.
change your outlook - think generationally rather than just your life and how good or bad that life is. it's not about you - it's about your name and the generations who will carry your character into the future.
want to leave your mark on this planet? do you wonder what your life is worth? want to be remembered? that's how you do it - even ten generations from now, a part of who you are or something you have taught your children will remain. either that or ask elvis how to do it.
if your way of life is important to you, fight for it! bear children - or if you've passed the age of child bearing, encourage others to do so.
christians: want to see church growth? stop trying to reach out to a world that rejects your message. grow your churches as the muslim does - one baby at a time. that's why they are the fastest growing religion in the world. in three generations, if you brought 5 children into the world who stayed in the faith, christianity would represent 50% of the population of most western nations!
the method you currently use - that of crusades - brings people in, who then don't even replace themselves because they won't bear children to do so. and that's why your churches are shrinking - not so much because people are leaving any more, but because you're not bearing children to replace yourselves! how short sighted!
the first commandment given to men: be fruitful, multiply and fill the earth (Genesis 1:22).
some argue that the world won't support many more billions of people. i have heard from people who claim this world could support up to 200 billion people if it needed to. that's a long way to go even if they're wrong by half!
for resources, contact me. my passion is bringing this message to churches across the globe - first teaching, then empowering the body of christ through resourcing them to take this message on, and really see revival in churches.
if you want a revival, here it is! you'll double your church every 24 months for the rest of your life in ministry - and you'll impart a vision to your congregation that carries them beyond their years - which is the only vision that truly captures men - one that goes beyond their time here.
fight the fight.
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