The Creative Church Conference wrapped up last night with Bishop TD Jakes speaking to us from the Old Testament sotry of Joseph in Genesis 37. The main truth was simple..."God's Got You Covered!" I especially appreciated his putting those who seem to be "for us" into three categories:
First, there are CONFIDANTS - These are people who are in to you and for you. In a lifetime you will only have one or two (probably no more than three) confidants.
Second, there are CONSTITUENTS - These people seem to be for you but they are not really for you. They are just for what you are for. Don't make the mistake of making constituents your confidants.
Third, there are COMRADES - These people are not for you at all. They just seem that way because they are against what you are against.
It gave me a lot to think about and our staff a lot to talk about.
This morning I had my last "Texas shaped waffle" and in a few moments we will check out of the hotel. We are going to down to the 6th floor museum this morning where it is believed that Oswald shot JFK. From there we are thinking a meal at the Spaghetti Warehouse (after all, I'm off my diet until my feet hit PA again) and then it is off to Avis to return the van and on to the airport. Our flight is scheduled to leave Dallas 5:25pm and arrive in Harrisburg at 9:20!
See you Sunday - SUPER SIZE SUNDAY!