Archive for March, 2012

Eager for the Gospel

We are currently in the middle of our Kid’s Club program at Whittier Elementary School just down the street from us.  It is such a blessing and a challenge to me to watch the kids worship with abandon and soak up His word with eagerness.  Have we grown to old and stiff to dance before the Lord as David did?  Where did our eagerness for the Bible go?

I strive daily to exercise the disciplines that will bring me closer to God.  I pray for the eagerness and abandon that these children display to bring me closer to the Kingdom of God. “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of God.” (Matthew 18:3 NIV)  Perhaps they are a foretaste of heaven in their innocent enthusiasm for Him.  I am so blessed to be given the opportunity to speak truth into their lives and to have them speak it right back into mine.

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