Mid-Week Musings from Lead Pastor Todd Malone
I took a lot of comfort from Adam’s message last Sunday. The church is called to proclaim the gospel to the world. The power and comfort of Acts 1 is that being a witness is a promise, not a command. We will be witnesses for Jesus. Our lives will be testimonies to the grace and life-changing power of the gospel. The Holy Spirit will use that to draw others to Jesus. This means, as Adam put it, that we can allow God to use us just as He made us. We grow in Christ, we love the people around us, we share how God is at work in our lives, and the Holy Spirit takes it from there.
SHARING TIME THIS SUNDAY
Our 40 Days of Prayer wraps us this Friday. We will take some time in Sunday’s service to share how God has been at work. I am eager to hear your stories of what God is doing!
How to pray for FBC
This week’s 40 Days of Prayer focuses on our theme for 2019: THAT ALL MAY KNOW. Our love for one another is our witness to the world. It is the sign to the world that we are Jesus’ disciples. Please focus prayer time on our unity as a church, that through it we might impact our world.
How to pray for our Community
School has launched. As we wrap up praying for our teachers, staff, students, and families, let’s pray for safety. There are too many news stories of violence in schools. Pray that the Lord protects our students and school workers this year.
How to pray for our World
Pray for the Jon & Jess as they head back overseas this week. Pray for safe travels and a successful transition back to another culture.
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