I was reminded of a story I read some time ago about the 500th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin, the famous Reformer whose preaching brought truth, mercy, and joy to the city of Geneva.
Rice Temple Baptist Church was the starting point for the central Houston March of Remembrance on Sunday April 19th, 2015, in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps in Europe.
Anybody that God choses to use to carry out His miraculous mission must take risks and act out of the voice of the Spirit that calls from within the soul. This is the reason that Peter could step out of the boat that was battling fierce winds and waves. The other disciples were terrified to see Jesus walking on the water toward them. The disciples failed to remember that Jesus is never distant and removed from our lives.
A new ministry has been started at Rice Temple Baptist Church for post-abortion women in Houston. Find out more here.
Like the prodigal son, my mind wanders recklessly into a far country when I pray. In moments of solitude when I am just getting close to God, my brain shifts into gear and speeds off down the freeway.