I honestly think Christian men are bored out of their mind.
Most guys, by the time they hit 30, have accomplished all the “adventurous’ things this world has to offer them.
They got their driver’s license. They tasted freedom for the first time in college. They met the girl. They got married. They landed the job. They bought the house. They had the kids.
It was all new and exciting.
Now what? They set aside their adventurous spirit and patiently wait to retire one day?
Men are bored. So, they look for adventure and small adrenaline rushes in sports, hobbies, drinking, porn, work success, or whatever else.
When they go to church, the “adventure” that the church invites them into involves passing a communion plate or greeting visitors on a Sunday morning.
Frankly, this isn’t the kind of adventure that men are longing for.
Hear me loud and clear: we need faithful servants in the church. Someone needs to shake hands and set up chairs. But, I think Jesus had more in store for his followers.
It seems crazy to think that you can be joining the God of all Creation on the greatest rescue mission of all time and still somehow be bored.
Brother- God’s calling you to something way more exciting than sports, porn, or volunteering on a Sunday morning.
Are you bored? Start asking God to show you where the darkest and most broken places are around you. And then have the balls to step into that.
Foster one of the hundreds of thousands of children who don’t have a home or a family to call their own. Instead of consuming porn, figure out a way to combat the sex-trafficking in your city. Instead of watching sports, sign up to coach a team and mentor some kids who don’t have a dad. Instead of secluding yourself from your neighbors, invite them over to have dinner around your table, and talk about things deeper than the weather.
No man should be bored in the Kingdom of God. God is doing insane work all around you. Ask him where you can join.