What incredible dream do you carry in your heart? Here’s my challenge to you. Think big, pray deep.
Each year, our little community’s Ministerial Alliance plans a Concert in the Park. The wild card with concerts in the park, as you can already guess, is the weather. This summer in Western Illinois has already been hot and humid with unpredictable rain showers. The weekend of the Concert in the Park, the forecast shifted back and forth – one hour predicting thunderstorms for Sunday afternoon, the next hour erasing all chances of rain.
By the time of the concert, the weather was perfect – cool, breezy enough to keep the gnats away, and cloudy enough to ward off the heat and glare of the sun.
Yes, we prayed for good weather.
What? Pray about the weather?
Because there are five reasons why praying for the weather to cooperate is not such a good idea.
Let’s look at those reasons. [Read more…]