Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
This past week we were at Campmeeting at Smith Chapel Baptist Church in Colt, Arkansas. We have gone to this meeting for several years and have always come away refreshed and renewed in Spirit. This week was no different. On Tuesday night, the United States flag, the Christian flag and Bible were presented and pledged to. Then all the men and women who served in the military followed as someone carried the United States flag around the room. It was wonderful to see the soldiers walk behind our nation's flag. As the US flag was put back in place, the Christian flag was taken and all the men of God followed behind it. On that particular night there were over 60 preachers at the meeting. As they walked around the room several times, totally encircling the crowd, I felt so humbled to be in their presence. These men who has given their lives to God's service. They have served faithfully in a ministry that can be very rewarding but also very discouraging at times. These men are our heroes, our prayer partners, our encouragers, our shepherds. What an awesome responsibility these men have. Yes, it was good to see such a large group of preachers there, but the work is so great and seems like not a lot of young men are being called. Could it be they are being called but not yielding to God's will in their lives? Being in the ministry is a good thing.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
April 23 – 26th we were in a missions conference at Grace Baptist Church in Blackstone, VA. The pastor is Bro. Bruce Rhue. We had a very good week. We were able to get a lot of rest and encouragement from the Lord. Thanks Grace Baptist for such a wonderful week. ----Making new friends-----challenging preaching ------ a time of fun for the kids.