It’s Friday and time for another Life Change Inbox! Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 3:2-4 that our lives are living letters written so that God might be glorified. People often write in to Elevation and share the work God is doing in their lives through our church. When I read these stories, I am reminded that we serve a powerful God who still works miracles in the lives of everyday people. These stories inspire me to keep giving, keep serving and continue praying for those who are far from God. I hope they will do the same for you.
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Check out this story….
Dear Pastor Steven & Holly,
I am from Norwalk, Ohio and part of the core team for Norwalk Extension site. From the very first time we heard you preach we have been blown away by the annointing, the power, and the clarity of God’s message through you. When asked to join the core team we felt that it was not the right time for us due to severe difficulties we were facing with my husbands business. We drove home from our core team invitation gathering excited by the vision & passion Billy Thomas had for bringing Elevation Church to Norwalk, Ohio but very sad that we would not be a part of what was about to happen. After we arrived home my husband was flipping channels on the TV when all of a sudden he yelled for me to come quick. As I walked into the living room I could not believe my eyes! There you were, Pastor, preaching at some conference I had never heard of. As I sat in my living room I listened to you say “don’t listen to the voice of doubt”. I looked at my husband and said, “I guess we are going to be part of the core team”. We have never looked back. We were part of a group that walked & prayed the entire city of Norwalk and prayed and prayed and prayed. My husband Cam & I made our first trip to Elevation Church the weekend before our launch. Wow! Blown away again! We love being part of Elevation Church! Our business is still struggling, barely hanging on, forcing me to take on another job to help out. It has been extremely difficult & continues to be a huge financial burden as well as emotional & health burden due to the stress we are both under. God is so good. He is with us always. He gives us strength for each day. We are seeking His wisdom & guidance. There are lessons to be learned in the wilderness and apparently we have a lot to learn! As much as I would love for us to be out of the wilderness, I refuse to go without my God. So, we will stay until He leads us out. You, Holly & Elevation Church have been just what we need. You have changed how we do church and we cannot imagine doing church any other way! We love you all!
Lori & Cam