|I am part of the "Fellowship of the Unashamed."
The die has been cast.
The decision has been made.
I have stepped over the line.
I won't look back, let up, slow down, back away or be still.
My past is redeemed, my present makes sense, and my future is
I'm finished and done with low living, sight walking, small
planning, smooth knees, colorless dreams, tamed visions,
mundane talking, cheap giving and dwarfed goals.
I no longer need preeminence, prosperity, position, promotions,
plaudits or popularity.
I don't have to be right, first, tops, recognized, praised, regarded or
I now live by faith, lean on His presence, love with patience, live
by prayer and labor with power.
My face is set, my gait is fast, my goal is heaven, my road is
narrow, my way is rough, my companions are few, my Guide is
reliable, and my mission is clear.
I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned
back, deluded or delayed.
I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of
adversity, negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder at the pool
of popularity or meander in the maze of mediocrity.
I won't give up, shut up, let up or slow up until I have stayed up,
stored up, prayed up, paid up and spoken up for the cause of
I am a disciple of Jesus. I must go till He comes, give till I drop,
preach till all know and work till He stops me.
And when Jesus comes for His own, He will have no problem
recognizing me. My banner is clear:
I am a part of the "Fellowship of the Unashamed."