“If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
This quote sums up the aim of the book that Leonard Sweet and I recently wrote, Jesus Manifesto.
Our book is not designed to give recipes or a blueprint to “do” something or to “work.” Instead, it’s designed to give God’s people a sighting of their incredible Lord that will leave them awash in His vast glory, instilling in them (by the Holy Spirit) a hunger, a thirst, and a “longing for the endless immensity” of Jesus.
Or to put it in Paul’s words, a longing to explore “the unfathomable riches of Christ.”