And as one watches the Olympic Torch Relay one of things that make it special is when the Olympic flame passes from one torch to another. The two runners lean their torches towards one another, the second torch ignites and, after a congratulatory greeting, the second runner continues the relay with his or her flame glowing brightly. There is something similar that happens when a person begins their journey of faith.
…most of us probably feel a little bit uncomfortable about inviting someone to church. The same two factors that a rocket must face are in play when it comes talking about our faith with others. There is a barrier that we must overcome. And we need to have enough thrust to overcome it.