Daniel Fast – Day 18: Annual Business Meeting

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Today is our Annual Business Meeting of the Church.  During this meeting the congregation approves items such as old business, ratifying of elders and ministry team members, budget, and by-laws.  I was nervous for a few reasons.  First, The Board of Elders looked at having a big revision of the by-laws instead of past times where a single change was brought.  This made me nervous because since it was a big overhaul, the vote was an all or nothing deal.  Second, It was cold and beginning to snow and if you know anything about snow and the south, people do not come out in the snow, which leads to not meeting a quorum.  If we do not meet quorum, it will then lead to the meeting be postponed, which puts a pause on the ministry of the church.

So I began to pray boldly and with a conviction that we will have a quorum and that all voting will be approved in accordance with the Lord’s blessing.  We were able to have our quorum and everything that was voted on had passed.

Since I started, this Fast, It had been amazing what had happened over the course of 21 days.  Not only was I impress with the physical changes, but just the new heights of spirituality that had taken place.  I have learned more about myself in ways I would never dream of if I had not partaken on this journey.

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