“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the lost.” One word has been changed in this quote from Jesus. Can you find which one it is? It may cause a shift in the way you look at Christ’s Kingdom. It has for me.
American evangelical Christianity hasn’t historically emphasized pilgrimages. It’s a practice as distant from the minds of young Christians as the far-off places that men in shaved heads and sandals visit. But the Ramp somehow felt like a pilgrimage–and I don’t know if anything could have prepared me for what I experienced at that radical ministry in an otherwise unassuming corner of rural Alabama.