Friday, April 10, 2009

Let's Fight.

Holly Furtick wrote an incredibly powerful blog post last week.

You should read it.  Especially if you are part of Powhatan Community Church - or any church - you should read this post.

And, after you're done reading, do something.

And leave a comment and let us know what you did.

Here's an excerpt; the emphasis is mine.

I'm just saying - this is truth. I have experienced it this week.  Maybe you have, as well.

Let's fight. 

" I think that there are forces in this world that want to attack and/or distract us during a time of year when many many people will come to church for the first time (or maybe first time in a long time). Absolutely.

How do I fight? Well first of all I am aware. I see a negative attitude that rises up inside me as an opportunity for there to be a tension in my marriage. I am sensitive to the Holy Spirit. I try to spend more time meditating and praying as I go throughout my day.

I am also not going to bring up a conversation that may cause a disagreement...If the enemy cannot get at my marriage through a moral failure, he is going to attack through the seemingly small.

You may be reading this post and think, this is not for me. I am not in the ministry. This post is for everyone.

If you are in the ministry, open your eyes. Be aware, be sensitive, be prayerful.

If you are not in the ministry, be in extra prayer for your church, your pastor, your church leaders and for their families. Pray for smooth services, functioning equipment, plenty of volunteers, good health, the list can go on and on.

This is a fight worth fighting because people's lives are at stake. Put up your dukes."

You can read the entire post here.


cynthiacullen said...

This happened to us today. I can't tell you how much warfare I have felt for our family this week actually. This work we do is not of this world and sometimes the spiritual warfare overwhelms me. I know I am not strong enough and I cry out to greatest weapon.

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