After boarding a plane for Nashville, Tennessee last week, the pilot told everyone there was a storm passing through and we would have to wait until it did.
Everyone seemed a little frustrated. I was no exception. However, it started me thinking about the idea of options.
No one likes flight delays. When waiting for a storm to pass, what options are really available?
Pursuing take off into the storm risks the lives of everyone on board. Is this a viable option?
Returning to the gate or canceling the flight runs the risk of many unhappy customers.
Religiously, our world seems to offer many options when it comes to spiritual leadership. If we are unhappy with the decisions of the present leadership, we just go somewhere else. Worse yet is thinking we have the option moving out on our own.
The options are limited. We either follow the leadership of Christ or not.
In the role as leaders, we are either for Him or against Him. We either lead others to build on rock or sand. The idea of multiple options in following Christ does not exist Biblically.