Church in the Community

Expectation!

It sometimes seems that I spend half of my waking hours disappointed. I live in this world where it becomes shrouded in a mist of disappointment when others let me down and disappointment when I let myself down. As a believer do I ever consider what are God’s expectations of me and what happens when I let him down? This can raise barriers between God, and me, especially when he has made it possible for me to approach His throne of grace freely, yet persistently I am reluctant. How hungry am I for God to move? In my life when I join with the family of God when we meet together in times of worship on a Sunday or in meeting together as a small group or just meeting up for a coffee with a couple of friends? How hungry am I for God to move in the attitudes and prejudices I may carry around with me each day as I live my life and encounter issues that militate against who I should be? Recently, when I come to church I have been asking myself these simple yet profound questions, How keen am I to meet with Jesus? What level[…]

About the author
Mark Andrews
Mark was brought up in Hereford and arrived here in Wales in 2006 via Africa. Mark lived in Mozambique for 8 years working alongside local Pastors to establish the Apostolic Church in that nation. He is married to Julie and enjoys reading, travel and photography in his spare time.

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