A Different Perspective - April 18

Fellowship

by Berni Dymet

Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Just as I was about to prepare this short message at my computer - the head of our African ministry Joseph Kebbie popped up on Skype. Hadn't spoken with him in a while - and I love chatting with him.

But at the same time - I'm in the middle of preparing programs and I'm an outcome-oriented kind of guy. I have a plan - finish the scripts by a certain time, head off to the studio to record by a certain time. 

But here's the thing. Sometimes, sometimes the schedule needs to take a back seat. Joseph's out there in Ghana doing amazing things across Africa: but largely on his own. He needs my encouragement and he needs my support - and you know something, I needed to hear his voice too.

Life's busy these days. It just is … for everyone … so much to do. And what suffer are relationships. What suffers is getting together and chatting and having fellowship and having coffee. 

You know what - relationships matter. And once I'd spoken to Joseph - I guess I was ready to chat with you.

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