Through these discussions, Steve and I have grown in our understanding of and love for God’s Word and marriage. We’ve been challenged to be alert for ways to use the daily, myriad of ordinary moments to demonstrate love to each other...
When the first of the food trucks came to Marengo, folks from The Orchard Marengo helped distribute the food and move cars through the pickup line.
Through Christ working through my father I began to see what it meant to serve others and to love unconditionally like Christ.
I said yes, trusting that God would lead me every step of the way. This experience has helped me to grow a deeper relationship with the Lord. In preparing for worship, choosing songs, and emailing the team, I have spent more time in prayer and seeing how worthy God is of our worship.
We are totally dependent upon the Lord as we finish up the year and pray for his protection and provision for all our clubbers, families, and volunteer leaders and more importantly, that His Spirit will continue to move in our clubs as we strive to finish our year strongly.
I now recognize a consistent calmness, happiness, and confident lifestyle given by God’s grace.
It reminded me (and others who saw her work) of the truth that Jesus not only heals us from our sin and brokenness but redeems it all and makes us His own.
This same child has gotten behind in her Awana workbook, so this was a much-needed encouragement and reminder that the benchmarks we set for ourselves and our children will never inhibit His work in our lives.
We’re so grateful that God recently blessed us with an onslaught of new volunteers!