I found a good quote in one of my reading assignments. The book is called Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur: A Sunday School Growth Strategy by Ken HemphillThe quote is:Carnality is the attempt to do supernatural work with natural strength.Well I looked up carnal at www.m-w.org. He are the definitions listed there:1a: relating to or given to crude bodily pleasures and appetites b: marked by sexuality 2 : BODILY, CORPOREAL 3a: TEMPORAL b : WORLDLY I don't want to try to do what God wants me to do in my own strength.
Monday night was my first night working third shift (11pm to 7am) at Borders Bookstore. Please be praying that by the end of next week I would know if I would have a permenant part time position.
We take a month "break" from our regular classes during October. It is not a formal break. We have module (one week - 9:00am to 1:30pm) classes we can take for the weeks. A week class is one credit. I am planning to take two classes (two of the four weeks). We start classes back up on October 30.
On October 30th I have a test in Principles of Church Growth.On October 30th I have project due in Principles of Church Growth.
On October 31st I have a test in Greek.
On October 31st I have a quiz in my preaching class.
On October 31st I have to preach my first sermon in preaching class. My passage is James 2:14-19.Krista led her first dorm devotions on Tuesday. That is a devotional time with all of the girls from dorm. She talked about the fear of the Lord and what it is and isn't. The dorm theme passage is Joshua 1:9.Joel started school last week. Kinderstart is a once a week program the elementary education majors do on campus on Thursdays. He also started Awana's Cubbies three weeks ago. We will have to get some pictures up of him in his Cubbies vest.Josiah is really a smiler. He smiles when his cheeks are tickled. He is getting soooo big.
Thank you for your prayers and thoughts. God bless!!