Implementation is about walking the walk and not just talking the talk. This is the most important step and value because without it, nothing gets done. We can dream great dreams and have God-honoring visions but if we do nothing about them, we are the worst kind of failures. I truly believe that those of us who know the truth and choose to do nothing will have a lot to answer for in front of God.
The book of James tells us not to simply listen to the Word of God, but to do what it says. Listening to something can be a great deception because we can confuse our hearing of something with action. You can hear a good sermon, but it does nothing unless you make the principles a practical reality in your life. You can watch a TV commercial about needy children overseas, but simply watching it does nothing to alleviate suffering. We know all of this, yet we can be satisfied by simply going to church and thinking that we have done enough.
Wrong! Remember, church is not something you go to; it is a family you belong to. Because of this, what we do together is much more important than the things we hear together. We must take the principles listed previously here and put them into practice.
Our goal, as always, is to follow through with what we say we are going to do. We are a church with a great story, but stories are essentially worthless if they are not told. Who will tell this story? How many of you have been changed by God here at Higher Calling?
Will you tell about your experience? Will you act on what you know? The answer to this question is the key to implementing your God given purpose.