Just Taste the Gravy!
I was talking to someone the other day who I am fast considering to be the king of analogies. In our conversation about faith, he offered this one—off the cuff—to describe the challenges of introducing others to Jesus who are not interested in testing the waters of faith.He said it is like getting a grandchild who insists they do not like gravy, to try it. It goes like this:Grandpa: Why don’t you try some gravy on those mashed potatoes?Grandson: I don’t like it.Grandpa: How do you know? Have you tried it?Grandson: No, I haven’t tried it, but I know I