SERVING THOSE WHO SERVE
By Lynn Wellumson, National WMF President
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds. Hebrews 10:23-24 (NASB)
We had a special speaker during our worship service last week. He grew up in the congregation, attended Bible School, and graduated from college. Along the way, he enlisted in the Army National Guard, got married, and is the father of four children. He is leaving for his second year-long deployment this month. He shared how God led him to join the military, how God is using him to witness to his fellow soldiers, and how God has faithfully provided for his family. He gave us ideas how to support him. First and foremost with our prayers! He told us how much getting a letter means. It doesn’t have to be long and can include a little package of trail mix or other goodie. He reminded us that we can order meals for his family over the internet.
How thankful we can be for those who are willing to risk so much for our peace and well-being. Perhaps someone in your congregation or district is serving our country and you can respond to their service with deeds of encouragement and appreciation.