It was Missions Fair Sunday at our church. I wanted to sign up for something but I didn’t feel qualified for anything.
My husband was excited about a relatively new ministry called PAR (Prepare and Respond). It is a faith-based disaster response group that formed in our north Alabama region after devastating tornadoes ripped through here in 2011.
But I couldn’t use a chainsaw.
How could I be of any help to this group?
Despite misgivings that day, I signed my name anyway for the PAR group. When another set of tornadoes hit close to home not long afterward, I received an email from PAR to help.
What had I gotten myself into?
When we expand our idea of how we can work in a ministry, God may surprise us with opportunities we didn’t see coming.
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