Read the full article here. ?Two quotes worth pondering:
We hear the results of this foreshortened reading in the words of many worship leaders, says Andy. Many he?s heard have said: ?There?s only one eternal thing we will do in heaven: Worship.???Well,? he continues, ?that?s a very flattering thought if you?re a worship leader. It?s as if to say ?I?m doing something of eternal significance ? I don?t know what?you all?do . . . So sorry for y?all who have to go out Monday and do temporal things.???
In other words, the ?very goodness? of our world comes to existence only through intentionality. That is why God put his image bearers in the world: the abundance of his created order is potentiality, raw material.?Flourishing?is what happens when the possibilities are unfolded through caring human action.