Hello Morning Star,
It is always my pleasure to write to you, and encourage you in the things of God. This is the year of jubilation, a year that holds great opportunity for God to do astonishing and mighty things through you and the church.
We live in a world full of “lost” people. We can find them in our neighborhoods, our favorite restaurants, the corner store, and the shopping mall. You may even know some of them — some may be family members and friends. You may want to see them saved, but don’t know where to start.
The commission of the church (Morning Star) is not to wait until the world shows up. The commission of the church (Morning Star) is to go to the world. That means wherever they are that do not know Christ, wherever you may go that Christ is not named, it may be your school or your office or your neighborhood, God still expects HIS people to take HIS message to a lost world so that they might hear the wonderful words of life.
In spite of the conditions around us; in spite of the difficulties and dangers; in spite of every excuse we offer, The Great Commission still stands! With this in mind, give a personal invitation to your network of friends or family members to join you at one of our services. This is the most effective way that we can win souls to Christ. The “unchurched” is to be seen as “sheep without a shepherd” in need of redemption and a church family.
The idea of “making a disciple” is a beautiful term and we should be in line with that calling and commission that has always been on the heart of God. Even when Jesus initially called the disciples, He said, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Nothing has changed.
We are trying to change the lives of as many people as possible. Do it where you are, with those whom you meet, with those you work with, with those you go to school with, etc. Be a witness for Jesus in your lives and when necessary talk about Him too!
In closing, I would like to remind you that your witness is a tool God uses to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ. One prayer at a time; one invitation at a time, will bring abundance to His Kingdom.
Senior Pastor Therman Evans