If you have been anywhere but under a rock for the past few years, you are aware that Journey Church has been what some might call a “mobile church”. While not a tent (a tabernacle), it hasn’t been permanent. During this season for Journey, at times, it’s been uncomfortable, worrisome, and tiring, as well as exciting and enlightening.
David, while willing, was not chosen to build the temple. He was chosen to prepare Solomon to build it. And, to prepare him to become king. To make the building of the temple, and the transition to king, as easy as he could for Solomon. David prepared Solomon, by gathering the supplies for temple, and appointing his advisors, and instructing him in the ways of Lord.
Since the beginning, I have seen a few younger ones grow. It’s been a joy to watch the younger ones learn and grow in the knowledge of the working of the church from the bottom to the top. From setting up, serving, and tearing down. To be apart of leading others to Christ. To prepare them for future service in their own journey.
I mentioned on Friday in my devotional that nothing that happens is ever wasted. I believe this is true in this situation of the season of our church, and I am thankful to be able to be a part of this important preparation of youngsters.
My prayer today is to continue to let the youth of our church see God in my life to set an example of what a Christ follower should be.