There has been so much activity here over the past few days: oversized trucks have delivered construction materials, landscaping supplies, large tubs of paint, pallets of pavers, fencing panels and more; rooms have been cleaned out; air-conditioning units have been installed; the high ceilings of the auditorium and multipurpose area, the hallway and other rooms have been painted; doors and walls have been sanded; post holes have been dug; furniture has been cleaned; and landscaping work has been commenced. And there has been plenty of activity in the kitchen, too, preparing meals for the workers and creating welcoming times of fun and interaction with others. But there's more work still to be done. If you haven't made your way to our Extreme Makeover yet, join us tomorrow or Saturday, and plan to be a part of our worship celebration on Sunday morning with the special morning tea following.
Church planting and growth has been a focus for most of my ministry. I frequently lecture and speak on church planting and have been actively involved in many church plants. Under God's hand and direction, my wife, Kaye, and I planted the