He had us at, “I know what you’re laughing at.”
But when he followed up with, “Jesus changes everything,” we were in love.
What a great message this weekend from “God at Work” author and investment banker Ken Costa - we couldn’t help but think about our upcoming LOVE Week when he was talking about “Small risk – Large reward.”
This summer we will celebrate our FIFTH-EVER LOVE Week and it will be huge. Be sure to mark your calendar for July 26-August 3. It’s just 125 days away! But it started small – with a call by Pastor Steven for each of us to serve just one hour during the entire week.
5,000 of us at Elevation – seeking to serve a total 5,000 hours.
In 2010 we served more than 10,000 hours together.
In 2011 we served more than 34,000 hours – in 2012 more than 50,000.
But it started small. Like a mustard seed. And God has blessed it.
Because as Mr. Costa said, “God rejoices in seeing the work begin.”
What work is he calling you to today?
Remember the 5 S’s:
Don’t settle for satisfactory underperformance.
Stretch your benchmark.
Start small. Stay at it.
Step by Step
Share this journey with a friend.
Pastor Steven challenged us at the beginning of the weekend worship experiences by saying, “What are you waiting for?”
We’d love to pray for you as you plant the seed God has placed in your heart. Just leave us a comment. We’ll be praying and cheering you on.
And thank you for another successful LOVE Weekend for our Elevation Matthews, University, and Concord locations. Our next one is set for April 5 – Get ready Elevation Lake Norman, Toronto, and Gaston!
And just for fun, check out this Elevation Outreach flashback from 2010. “What can you do in an hour?”
What Can You Do in an Hour? from Elevation Church on Vimeo.