Sunday, November 2nd,2008
- Bishop Richard Sanders of Mt Pilgrim Baptist, Compton, Ca
- Pastor Micheal Albert of Mt Aaron Christian Church of Los Angeles
- Pastor H.B Charles of Mt Sinai Church of Los Angeles
- Pastor Keith Green of Living Gospel Church of Los Angeles
Sunday, November 9th, 2008
Pastor Barry Wilson of New Life Christian Church of Los Angeles
Pastor Reginald Payne of Full Gospel Church, Los Angeles, Ca
Pastor Daryl K Labat of Greater Metropolitan Church of Los Angeles, Ca
Pastor Eric Woodsom of 2nd Mt Carmel Church of Los Angeles, Ca
Last year we combined both services. But I missed the fellowship that both weekends offered so I would have done two services this year. Of course financially this hits my familie's pocket but I'm trusting God to honor this step of faith that Tracy and I took this year.
It's amazing that when I mentioned that I wanted to cancel the anniversary celebration this year to give our attention to the project that no one in my congregation said anything about continuing with the services. My friend and brother, Barry Wilson has been on me about it every time we talk. But, I feel this is something I have to do to show my congregation that stepping out on faith has to cost you something sometimes. This leap of faith has cost me big!
However let's be honest here, my spirit stepped out on faith but my flesh wants to feel appreciated (If that makes any sense).
But, THANK GOD FOR HIS WORD! The enemy really tried to work my mental state about this but I started fighting with the Word of God with one of my life passages from the unknown writer of Hebrews; "God is not unjust to forget your labor of love that you've shown to the brothers and sisters of FGMBC (paraphased)".
I know what I've done was the right thing to do and I'm looking forward to the fruit that will come to pass. So, like the lyrics of Donald Lawrence's song says I've had to "ENCOURAGE MYSELF" in many ways this year!
There are many others who in simple ways you engouraged me over these past fews months and I want to say THANK YOU! I don't want to call out names because I may forget someone and we all know how that goes. Again, THANK YOU!
Until next time, "My the Lord watch between me and thee while we're absent one from another".