20121130_ordinary_-_LARGE“Changing the world” (emphasis mine) can be a way of actually avoiding the opportunities we have every day, right where God has placed us, to glorify and enjoy him and to enrich the lives of others”. (Michael Horton, ‘Ordinary – Sustainable faith in a radical, restless world’, p15-16).

In the Valley of the dry bones, the Spirit’s breath is raising up dead people through the ordinary words and actions of ordinary people God assembles for his ongoing extraordinary grace – be it in a family kitchen, state or government school classroom, hospital room, doctors surgery, church building, shop, mall or pub in this Valley.