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My father has a new website. Check out ThomRainer.com for his insights about church health and other topics. Today’s post is about prayer – an appropriate and relevant first topic:
I miss Frances Mason.
Frances was a member of a church where I served as pastor. She died three years ago. I still miss her.
She came by my office the first week I was on the field in the church. “Pastor,” she told me, “I want you to know that I will pray for you every day. As spiritual leader of this church, you will experience some tough days. The Enemy doesn’t want you or our church to do God’s work. He will oppose you constantly.” Frances paused for a moment and then said with a smile and twinkle in her eye, “And there are some pretty mean people in the church. You will need prayer to deal with them.”
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