Parting Shot


The Mississippi River draws my camera and imagination like a magnet. If you were to observe the beginning of this river in Itasca State Park in Minnesota and had no idea where you were standing, you would never know the ultimate majesty and power of this river which swells up and flows to its destination in the Gulf of Mexico. And from where you now stand and serve God, however humble it might be, you may never know how the love which flows from your heart and soul will feed into life-empowering rivers of healing for others downstream. John 7:38 tells us, “As Scripture says, ‘Streams of living water will flow from deep within the person who believes in me.’” Think of the power of the river God flows collectively through us. From the smallest to the largest of our churches, we flow together to become a mighty, rushing river of blessing for a spiritually parched world.