I'm jumping off into the world of blogging. It's a little scary, like preaching my first sermon, which I'm sure wasn't very good. But then, there were more people watching and listening then than are reading this now. OK. Pressure's off.
Last week, Kim and I traveled with our students and youth leaders to Fuge Camp at Mississippi College, Clinton, MS. It was an awesome week. I have never quite fully grown out of my youth ministry days. I love spending time with jr. high and high school students who are discovering God's plan for their lives and living it out. These students were so tuned in to what God wanted to say to them. The MFugers were out each day serving in the surrounding communities. Our students led nine boys and girls to Christ last week! That's incredible! And this week they are mobilizing to serve right here at home. That's what it's all about. We go on a journey to hear from God, repent and receive the fresh wind of His Spirit. Then we realize that the real journey is right here where we live everyday. I needed this experience with God as much or more than any of our students. I love this generation of students who want to make a real difference in their world for Jesus. God, help me to make a difference in my little part of your world.
Today is my daughter's 23rd birthday. Anna, I love you. You are beautiful. God has blessed me with an incredible daughter who loves Jesus. You serve Him with all your creativity and talents. I am so thankful for you.