People don’t want to join an organisation, they want to be a part of a family. As a city of God we mirror His Body, and as David Demian has said: “You can quit an organisation, but you cannot resign from being a part of your family.”
The story of Esther maps a profound path leading to national justice and the unraveling of a sinister plot against the Jewish people. It is a prophetic template for our day.
Throughout the past year, I’ve been consciously pressing in and praying for my heart and whole being to be aligned with the Lord. Now I see that being joined with Him is even far greater. Alignment can come and go. But when I’m actually joined with Him in the way that 1 Corinthians 6:17 is talking about, it will be impossible for me to come out of alignment with Him, because we are actually one.
David Mainse was a true father, not only to me, but to the whole nation of Canada. As the church in this nation, we have lost an irreplaceable treasure – a true statesman and ambassador for Christ who was a model of integrity and faith throughout his life.
One of my highlights at the Chinese Homecoming in Hong Kong (July 13-16, 2016) was the night when the young people were released to share their hearts. Their transparency, boldness and passion for the Lord moved me deeply and excited me for what lies ahead.