I am the Gate to the Sheepfold, Jesus’ challenge to follow him from places of comfort into the world
On Sunday 11th May 2014, Ian Mobsby spoke at the River Service of the Jeremiah Community, a New Monastic Community based in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. In this text Ian explores the metaphor of Jesus being the Gate to the Sheepfold, and its implications for us as contemporary Christians. In it he explores how we called out of our sheepfolds of comfort and safety into the world listening for and to his voice. This metaphor has a great deal to challenge us about Church not being a place of comfort but actually a call to mission and living in the real world seeking the voice of Jesus in the context of the relationships and people we encounter….