by Rev. Allenn “Chip” Grammer, pastor, Sherwood Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, NC
Every Sunday I ask my congregation two questions: Where have you seen God this week? And, what is God saying to you? I believe it is important for people to look for God at work to help strengthen their faith. We often do not look and therefore we do not see. The second question focuses on our listening to the Holy Spirit - something that we all need to do better. In this post, I want to answer the first question.
On the flight over from Dulles I met David, a Kenyan, who had great faith. He spoke with passion about the plight of the South Sudanese refugees and how God had not abandoned them. But man, in the guise of leaders, had allowed an evil presence to temporarily prevail. His faith in the power of God and the faith of the Sudanese people were so strong that I took great hope that this great burden was temporary in nature and that God would not only prevail, but would use it to further His glory. David said that the church would have to take the lead in bringing peace to South Sudan.Read More