Anyone who goes to church expecting to meet a group of perfect, loving people is in for a surprise. Paul knew any Christian, especially a young pastor like Timothy, could be bitterly disappointed, frustrated and burned out from the pettiness, selfishness and sinfulness of the people in his church. So he reminded his young friend — and us — of the enormous transition God worked in his own life, taking him from being a murderer of Christians, to a powerful apostle and missionary.
Here’s solid counsel from the man chosen and instructed by Jesus himself to be a missionary.
Child care will be provided for ages 0-3. Sunday School is available for all other ages.