Edson Alves (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
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A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord.” - Isaiah 40:3 (NRSV)
The tiny church in which I grew up didn’t have a regular minister, so one had to come from another town. The travel was often precarious, and sometimes our visiting pastor was unable to make the trip. Every month we waited, hoping that the pastor would be able to come...
What can I do today to prepare the way for the Lord?
Congregations without a pastor
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”