It’s Saturday. Tomorrow morning is church. You’ve been attending this church for a while now and you’re ready to step out of your comfort zone. You walk up to someone who you haven’t seen before, you prep your most welcoming upbeat voice, take a deep breath, and you ask the question…
Class of 2015 we are now graduates of Moody Bible Institute! For those of you who attend the Vesper’s service, this is the written/updated version of what I shared then. However, I wanted to make sure everyone got the opportunity to hear how much I have enjoyed serving all of you the past four years.
In preparing to speak I thought back on the past four years and as I thought back I have truly loved serving all of you. Even if for most of you that just meant telling you how to avoid getting yet another fine. Seriously though what I love most about Moody is not the classes, people, events, or anything along those lines. (Though all of those things are phenomenal). As I sat down and reflected on my time here and all the great and stupid things I’ve done what came to me is I love how Moody represents the Church as a whole. Now that does not mean I’m proud of everything we do –but the same goes for the church.
For those of you that have met me you know that I generally stay pretty busy. This isn’t because I mismanage or am always out messing around. It’s because I work and this summer is no exception to my busy schedule, working two jobs and averaging about 63+ hours each week. Needless to say I don’t find myself on the couch often. When I tell people how much I work I often get asked why? Is it because I love money, I have no friends, or if I am workaholic? So I decided to put my thoughts on “paper” if you will about why I work so much.