One of my favorite quotes from New Spring Church's pastor, Perry Noble, is this:
“If someone tells you 'oh, we might stop by,' that means 'we are literally never coming to your house.'”
I think I laughed at this so much because I realized how many times I had heard something similar, if not that statement verbatim, and watched the stated result play out.
In our generation, communication is at it's highest point ever – or is it? There is certainly no arguing that the ease of communication and the methods of doing so are at an all-time high. This isn't the Pony Express age; it's the text me an Instagram of your tweeted Pinterest photo age.
Is it possible that the modern conveniences of communication have blurred our eyes to real dialogue, courtesy, and opportunity? After all, bailing on your weekend plans is now as easy as a quick “sorry, I can't make it” text message.
I'm a self-proclaimed people person and fun loving socialite, and I EVEN DO THIS EXACT THING.
I found this article, posted over at RELEVANT Magazine, to be bluntly observant and surprisingly convicting.
Check it out: Generation "We'll See"