David took five smooth stones, but four remained in the bag. Only one was used to defeat the enemy. The Church has a fivefold office—those made smooth by the trials of life for ministry: apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers (see Eph. 4:11). But only one stone goes outside of the Church to face the enemy: the evangelist and those he has equipped to do the work of ministry. Be a lively stone.
Finalist, ECPA 2012 Christian Book Awards.
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