I landed in DIA at about 10:30 pm last night and got home early this morning safely. It directions them to live obediently and to live a life of reckless abandon for God: Today the Lord your God has commanded you to obey all these decrees and regulation. The parable of the sower is the text for this weekend at worship. Following God with a Reckless Abandon: A Calculated Recklessness Sunday, August 25, 2019 ( Log Out / Much as a person with deep faith can survive any problem that comes along his way.” We need to have deep roots in order to be able to weather the storm. For my friends who live in Colorado, obviously you’re aware of the recent cold temperatures. To live with reckless abandon for God, you have to abandon your own plans and dreams. Think of James 1:2-4, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Are you family? I am so glad that you are taking the time to read our blog. Our Mission. striving to worship God with reckless abandon, in every area of my life. We stopped around a group of 8 or so Haitians, wondering how effective a big bunch of blah (white people) talking about God would actually be. She … I have to apologize for not getting the rest of my pictures/stories up sooner. “It’ll come back on in a minute. Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in His mighty heavens! 3. Thank goodness its finally summertime! On the contrary, compassion means going directly to those people and places where suffering is most acute and building a home there. One morning an elder in our congregation was worshiping with reckless abandon. I can't know... but it keeps happening! God hears our pain. in order to fulfill His purpose for me. That’s possibly the best travel advice out there, Saying goodbye to my adorable cousin, Bekky at DIA, This is the first taste of Haiti you get in the airport https://www.dropbox.com/s/m17krr020d4jdvc/SAM_2442.MP4, That’s how they carry pretty much everything here, Graffiti decorates much of Port-Au-Prince, This side of the mountains is fairly rocky in parts and there are many bare fields with little vegetation, There’s vendors everywhere because of a lack of jobs, The main transportation in Haiti is using a Tap-Tap (basically, it’s a truck with an overhead cover where about 20 people cram in and travel to their destination), MOH Church (from a bird’s eye view, the church is shaped like a cross), Pathway to the Village of Hope (Orphanage), MOH is using the land adjacent to their main campus to build a tech school, trade school, and a sports complex. It is proskuneo, which means “to kiss the hand to … Hard times not only what help us grow, but they also help us learn to draw closer to God; this is not to say that we should not wait for problems to strike in order to grow stronger in Christ. In order to be radical Christians, people completely sold out for God, we must be willing to trust His will and abandon our plans. Finals were expected to go on as planned the next week. 4:35 PREVIEW Love Like a Hurricane. In essence, we abandon ourselves so that we can have Him. 2. *What's holding you back? ( Log Out / Behind the Song: This was the second Catholic song that I wrote. I am writing about reckless abandon because it is a phrase that I want to characterize my love relationship with God. Scripture captures the real essence of what the word truly means in Greek. Chord chart for "Reckless Abandon" as recorded on "Rob Whitlow: Three". He’s pretty much my adopted little brother, Little girls playing at one of the water sources in Source Matelas, Our Canadian intern Chris just attracts Haitian friends, So, during our first official “village time”, all 20-some people in our group started walking with our 4 translators, looking for people to talk to. There’s got to be something deeper to worship than that–something that captures the reckless abandon and passionate surrender we should sense when we worship God. How about you wear this? Twitter. While these masks were helpful in blocking out some of the toxic particles in the air, they couldn’t mask the reality that this fire was impacting my daily life (and the lives of so many other students at Westmont and people in the community) and was not going away anytime soon. This song is an invitation for you to partner with all of creation to worship Jesus with reckless abandon. I love Jesus! 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