Radical Individualism-Part Four
Radical Individualistic Ministries
Just as there are Radically Individualistic people, there can be Radically Individualistic ministries. We are not talking about a ministry that has a specific vision and mission and is staying focused on what God has given them to do. This is a good thing. God calls each ministry to have a unique way of fulfilling His desires.
There may be several churches lead by the Holy Spirit to reach a certain group of unsaved people in a certain area, in a specific manner. Each of the churches will have a unique way of reaching the lost. With a variety of churches, a variety of people will be reached. The danger is when the program, the mission, or the vision becomes more important than the people the church is trying to reach. What is worse is when a territorial spirit rises up in the church-"this is our turf, so stay away from our people". "We have been sowing seeds into people’s lives for years, and we don’t want anybody else reaping the harvest". "Our way of ministering is the only right way." "Your church is not in our denomination, so we will not work with you to reach the lost". Of course, most of the time this is never said, but the actions of the Radically Individualistic Ministries represent these statements.
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