If you haven’t seen the movie Moneyball yet, you need to.
Click out of this window. Close your laptop, smartphone or tablet. Get in the car. And go buy it. Not rent. Buy.
If there was ever a metaphor for what Christianity is going through right now…it’s found in this film. If there was ever an image to describe why we need courageous, pioneering, humble, adventurous leaders in our faith today who are willing to ask different questions and thus receive different answers…it’s found in this film.
What if we’ve been trying to build a life, family and faith the wrong way around for quite a long time…only we’ve been doing it for so long we didn’t even know it? What if fear of the unknown is greater than any real fear itself?
We need leaders who are willing to be misunderstood, critiqued, mocked, made fun of and looked down on. It may not necessarily happen, but we need to accept it’s possible.
Check out this trailer of the film below, but here’s my favorite quote: “The first one through the wall always gets bloody.”