Several years ago the Lord birthed a vision for ministry in my heart that has been slowly coming to a reality. The challenge has been to remain faithful to the vision in the midst of slow development of the actual hands on areas of the vision. Yesterday, I had a great meeting with a friend in ministry that reminded me of some key points of this faith journey. I thought I would share some of these thoughts from the journey.
In the first chapter of John's Gospel we read of a man sent from God to prepare the hearts of men for the coming of Jesus. 6"There came a man sent from God; his name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe." John 1:6 John was sent to be a witness of the Light that was coming and to prepare hearts for the future.
The early morning hours before daybreak are being filled with many more people on their way to work out and get fit. The typical new year's resolution is in full swing today as many people are getting into their new routine for the year. This morning as I was slinging some weights and grunting in pain with some new friends at Glory To God Crossfit in Alabaster, I began to consider the whole concept.