[highcallingblogs.com] i hope you don’t mind…

Written by Dan King

Christ-follower. husband. father. author of the unlikely missionary: from pew-warmer to poverty-fighter. co-author of activist faith: from him and for him. director of family ministry at st. edward's episcopal church. president of fistbump media, llc.

December 10, 2009

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boy-with-guitarNote: This is an excerpt of the featured Faith post (written by yours truly!) at HighCallingBlogs.com.

He sat on a short stool in the entrance of a high-end jewelery shop after it had closed for the day playing his guitar. He was singing the Elton John classic Levon. I love hearing the sound of a single guitar and singer doing smooth songs like that. So since I was walking the through the area by myself, I decided to stop a few shops down from him and act like I was intensely Twittering so that I could take a moment just to enjoy the music.

I don’t know what it is about music like this that gets me. But I couldn’t help but to think that it connects to something inside for a lot of people, because this guy was making some pretty good money as people strolled by.

Since I was out there so that I could observe my Evangelism class during their final ’evangelism lab’ (a fancy term for street witnessing), I thought that it would be cool to see what I could observe and learn from this street guitar dude too. After all, I figured that he and I (and my class) were really doing the same thing. We both wanted people to be impacted in such a way that they would have a favorable response to what we were sharing with them…

Read the entire article at the HighCallingBlogs.com website.


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[highcallingblogs.com] i hope you don’t mind…

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