“Oh, no! He’ll never darken the door of a church.”
That’s what the young woman said when I asked if her husband was coming to see her at one of our church performances. Her answer echoed in my heart.
The building isn’t the Church! God’s people are! And if the building, where the Church meets, is a hindrance to that lost man, maybe we ought to go outside the building.
We were about to do just that!
When we told the choir and youth team that we were going to Jenny Wiley Amphitheater to present a large-scale, life-of-Christ production, the crowd went wild! The church couldn’t have been more supportive.
We started organizing committees and making plans; all-the-while writing a script that would thrive on a professional stage.
And the music!
Now, here we were in an outdoor arena, trying to learn a different kind of theater.
Anyone who knows where God was taking us next knows this was no coincidence.