When Joseph has the opportunity to look back over all he had been through, his summary comment was, “God meant it for good.”
Walking over the grassy hillocks and along the rocky shoreline to which these men brought Christianity to England, I discovered spiritual roots that allowed me to draw deeply from the wellspring that feeds the soul of every Christian.
If your church is sending youth to summer camp this year, how can you continue foster the lessons of their pilgrimage?
For me, as a Methodist, this is an important day to celebrate. It is important to tell the story of what God can do in a person’s heart, and because of that work, the world could be forever changed. As people who are walking the road of faith, let us point out particular places and stops along the way where God can meet with us. Let’s travel the roads that will invite us to come to the end of ourselves.
Examine your roads. They shape you when you’re not looking. And as pilgrims, we’re called to be mindful travelers.