My pastor holds an additional worship service in the summer, on Thursday nights. Due to living in an area with a lake and mountains, Sunday morning attendance always dips. This year, the Thursday night pulpit is being filled by ordained elders and elders-in-training. In my denomination, the Church of the Nazarene, the ordination of women is practiced, and therefore, women can preach.
We can argue about this another time.
Anyway, I was looking forward to listening to my friend Laura’s sermon, and it did not disappoint. She began by saying that the Lord re-routed the direction she was going to take at the last minute, which I admired. I like it when preachers are willing to go where the Spirit leads…
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