Leave this quiet time in peace, knowing that it is not your job to restore your own soul, and that you never leave the Shepherd’s presence.
I returned home with 12 theses of my own, culled from lessons I learned from this experience.
This weekend’s sermon comes from Rev. JR Forasteros, Lead Pastor of Catalyst Rowlett, a Nazarene congregation in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex.
As clergy, we preach, we teach, we pray, we visit the sick, and we know the word, but how does this apply to ourselves?
Thank God for the blessings of your day. Ask God for guidance as you live the rest of your day. And leave this quiet time in peace knowing you never leave the Shepherd’s presence.
Jesus calls his friends to deep and abiding love, the kind that sees not obligation but the joy of serving, of being, of vulnerable-but-safe connection.