Sometimes I get really excited when people leave the church that meets in our home.
Here’s an email I received this week.
I just wanted to let y’all know that we have really enjoyed getting to know y’all and your church. It’s been a real joy and I’m sure we’ll still be stopping by from time to time, so keep us on your email list please.
However, we just started a new church with some of our neighbors who don’t yet know Jesus. We are meeting with them on Friday nights, so we’ll be unable to join y’all most Fridays.
We met with them last Friday. We checked-in with them and listened to The Lord together. This was a powerful time with lots of hard things shared and many tears. After that we did a discover bible study with them in John 1. Again this was very powerful, even though it was the first time they had read the passage. Neither of them could even locate the book of John before hand, but their insights were amazing.
Thank you again for sharing yourselves and your community with us, and please keep us in your prayers as we press on to join y’all in trying to see a vibrant family of Jesus within close reach of everyone in Austin.
Isn’t that awesome?
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4 replies on “Sometimes I’m excited when people leave our church…”
That is simply beautiful.
That is awesome. 🙂
What to do when they…don’t? Our church has been through a lot togather, recently we moved away from the area and sense it might be time to multiply into two groups. An onlooker had the impression that although our church expierenced some wonderful Kingdom work- he thought the group was a bit too comfortable amongst ourselves. How do you inspire new believers to get outta the nest? And know when they are ready?