Maximillian Amadeus Banzai (banzai) wrote,
Maximillian Amadeus Banzai

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Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?

Met with the Session this morning. God impresses me so much with the work He is doing in those men— it is, quite literally, an example of His strength being made perfect in their weakness. Not that our elders aren't an amazingly and diversely gifted group of men, but I am most struck by the humble grace that pervades them, a spirit that only comes of utter reliance on Christ.

My time with them was an encouragement, providing needed perspective. It probably sounds silly (and really, it is), but somehow I often forget that my work for the church is actually ministry. Too often I slap on the administrative blinders and lose sight of the big picture. I need to consider and pray about this. The guys were very supportive of me personally as well, and while I've known that, it is good to hear. I hope they heard the same from me.

Today's other perspective provider, oddly, was an underrated movie I hadn't seen in years. You know your life is strange when watching The Shadow holds personal significance. But there you go.

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