So as you may have heard, this Sunday is kind of a big one in my life...I'll be teaching for the last time as lead pastor of a church we planted 13 years ago. (Notice I said last time as lead pastor, because I'm hoping they'll invite be back down the road!) So as you might imagine, this is not the easiest message to prepare....more for the emotion than anything.
Thoughts on Messages
As I mentioned during the first week of our current message series, the book The Shaping of Things to Come, was a great help in thinking through some of the stuff we've been talking about. That's where I borrowed the phrase "redeeming pleasure in yesterday's message.