Kelly Gaylord (North Carolina)
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In your distress, when all these things have happened to you in time to come, you will return to the Lord your God and heed him. - Deuteronomy 4:30 (NRSV)
One year, I offered to help my youth leader by directing the Christmas pageant readers for the Christmas Eve service. Between the ages of ten and twelve, the children felt nervous to read in front of the audience. The two girls and two boys, dressed in Christmas dresses and suits,...
I won’t let fear stop me from looking to God.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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