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5 New Things

February 15, 2020

In the beginning, God…. (Genesis 1:1)

God, who began the good work within you…. (Philippians 1:6)

Direct us, O Lord…that in all our works begun…in thee…. (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Book_of_common_prayer_(TEC,_1979).pdf/832)

Marian McCray taught me that a church always needs to be trying 5 new things. Of them, typically one will be a dud, three will be okay, but one will work. I found that to be a pretty reliable guideline.

On the personal level, what are 5 new things you’re starting — maybe this year, maybe this quarter, maybe this month, maybe this week, maybe today — what are 5 new things you’re starting?

Let’s review:

In the beginning, God…. (Genesis 1:1)

God, who began the good work within you…. (Philippians 1:6)

Direct us, O Lord…that in all our works begun…in thee…. (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Book_of_common_prayer_(TEC,_1979).pdf/832)

 

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