I know a lot of Christians who are all talk. They talk about loving the Lord and wanting to do something for Him, but that’s as far as it goes. But not you.
Many folks have now signed up to do ministry in our church. Our children’s church is humming along like never before, with faithful workers teaching each week. We’ve had new people doing announcements on the platform each week, as well as ushering and running lights. People are also finding ministries outside the church, reaching into the community.
Amy Roller from the Florida Baptist Children’s Home has just told me that 3 of our families have signed up for their upcoming Foster Parent classes – that’s truly amazing! Susan Stripling is heading out in a couple of weeks to do a mission trip. And after Sunday’s service, another person told me they’ve decided to do a medical mission trip for Doctors Without Borders.
In addition, people are joining our church now specifically because they see it as a place where people are DOING SOMETHING for God…not just talking about it! I’ll introduce one new couple this Sunday who are faithful teachers of the Word, coming to join us.
So God is working in our midst, but He’s not through yet. Keep listening for what God may want you to do. And most importantly, bring someone to church with you this Sunday as I start an encouraging, inspiring new series!
See you Sunday,
Pastor Dave Gipson