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To bring God glory and honor, the Christian doesn’t have to change the world or do all sorts of spectacular things for the good of the Kingdom. A follower of Christ can serve the Lord well in an obscure, behind-the-scenes, everyday manner (whether trimming lawns or teaching driver’s education). Christians can please God without ever doing anything special or extraordinary. To live “a quiet life” (1 Tim. 2.2) is to live a Christian life.
So argues Matthew Redmond in The God of the Mundane. In a world of fame, glamor, stardom, and super-sizing, this book broadcasts a message every ordinary Christian needs to hear: you can serve God well right where you’re at. “This little book is not a call to do nothing. It is a call to be faithful right where you are, regardless of how mundane that place is” (loc. 1102).
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