OUR VISION: A GROWING CONGREGATION THAT PARTNERS WITH OTHERS, SERVES OUR CITY, AND MULTIPLIES GOSPEL MINISTRY.
The Word This Week
When we moved to Michigan we were informed that there were two seasons: winter and construction. At first I thought it was a joke, but then I realized that like all good jokes, it is funny because it is true. We have reached the end of construction season and winter has made its appearance right on cue. The end of construction season means the removal or covering up of hundreds of orange "caution" signs around the city. They serve to alert us to productive and beneficial work of the road crews improving the transportation networks of our communities. They of course also serve to alert us to the temporary but significant inconveniences their work causes us. Similarly, our passage this Sunday, 1 Kings 22, serves as a caution sign for when God is at work (which is always). God's work is beneficial, but often temporarily inconveniences us, and if we ignore the caution signs, we can often suffer for it. I look forward to considering how God is at work in our lives on Sunday. Pastor Marcus