The lion’s share of world-changing work is done by ordinary people who will never make headlines. They simply live faithful lives where God has placed them. Long obediences in the same direction. They’re the ones who nevertheless shape families, communities, cultures, and ultimately eternity. Their worship is a pleasing aroma to God.
This is a test. But it is not only a test. It is a parable. Now, unbelievers (including Neo-Marxists (Note 1)) don’t do parables. It