Today I’m sharing our latest podcast with you on “Great Things.” Great things aren’t always prominent, flashy, or appreciated. Click the link below to listen. https://leakpeters.podbean.com/e/great-things/
Today I’m sharing a podcast I posted today about things we just don’t understand. Click the link below to hear the episode. https://leakpeters.podbean.com/e/above-my-pay-grade/
Apologies for the inactive link in the last post! The link is now working! Today I’m connecting with our podcast, Africa & Beyond, so you can enjoy this amazing message that Jamie has been sharing with our church in Blantyre, Malawi. It may seem life has settled into a pit or a prison – but be encouraged, there’s a palace in the future! You can hear the message by clicking the link below. https://leakpeters.podbean.com/e/from-the-pit-to-the-palace-1517497315/
Colossians 3:23 “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.”
This time of year, we take part in a fast. It’s always a very meaningful time where we push back and set our minds on our relationship with the Lord and what He has planned for us in the coming year. It’s kind of a reset button that helps us keep our ears and hearts open to God’s voice. No one enjoys the physical process of fasting, but the benefits far outweigh the discomfort. At home, we’ve always encouraged (never forced of course) our young children to give up, or fast, certain activities (TV and other forms of media for example) or unnecessary snacks for a period of time. Our youngest is an avid potato chip fan – she knows most of what’s available here and panics when the chip stash runs low. This year, she has laid down the chips and has somehow enjoyed the sacrifice. Of course it’s not a full chip fast but it’s precious nonetheless! One
Our service to people isn’t based on their merits or their appreciation of our call to serve God.
I now have a captive audience.
People in this world will disappoint us and we often further disappoint ourselves when we expect others to understand us or want to help us when it feels as if we are going to collapse under the weight of life.
I am thankful that at least this time I didn’t have to walk through business class to get to my seat.
God isn’t in the middle of an identity crisis nor does He feel the need to change His appearance according to the eclectic whims of society’s norms.