What if we gave it all, everything our hearts had to offer and we just kept pouring it out for Him? We kept offering it to the dirty and forgotten parts of this world, offering our love and service to them like she did to His feet? What if we didn’t care if serving Him was messy and required sacrifice and heartache? What if our pride and vanity were forgotten and we let it all get saturated, dripping, sopping wet with the stuff of loving and serving him and others?
Day One: The Sunday Gathering
You arrive at the hope denver worship service to find a few college students locking up their bikes outside. A young family walks across the street from their Denver bungalow home and checks their children in for Sunday school. A woman from the retirement community down the road is being greeted by two smiling faces on the welcome team. There’s an energy and excitement in the air
Four years ago, Pastor Peter Henderson and I got on the stage at Living Way Fellowship to announce to the congregation that I would be resigning my appointment as the worship pastor at Living Way to move to Canada to get a PhD. I thought I was putting my days in pastoral ministry behind me. I was mistaken.