In this message, Pastor Jeremy ‘dove’ back into an examination of the Red Sea crossing. To begin with, he had us try to re-conceive our love for the sea and look at things through the superstitious eyes of the ancients. One has only to skim the pages of Homer’s epic masterpiece, The Odyssey to realize that for the ancients, the sea was the symbol of untameable chaos. It was this widespread relationship with the sea which both the Israelites as well as the Egyptians carried with them to the very shore of the Red Sea. (Exodus 14)
Which Side of the Sea Are You On?
This week we were blessed to have Lorne Meisner from the Baptist General Conference sharing with us. As the district coach, the Pastor to Pastors as it were, Lorne oversees the health and effectiveness of of BGC Pastors and their ministries. On this, the occasion of Pastor Brennan’s commissioning, Lorne took to the pulpit to share a charge, not just advice. Yet that charge was not limited in applicability to just Pastor Brennan.
Let’s walk through Lorne’s message together, assuming the role, becoming the subject, personally owning the charge.
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