Jenks CarePoint will soon be ready for ministry to people in need in our community. I have been privileged to be a part of the planning process and to have had a front row seat to all that has taken place from the time the location was first determined a few months ago, to now, as we open our doors.
I have enjoyed the experience and have learned a great deal. I have learned about floor plans and construction; about refugees and their strength and resourcefulness; about God’s people and their hearts for service.
I have also learned, or rather been reminded, about God’s generosity and faithfulness to hear and answer our prayers. Though I have enjoyed the process, I have also been challenged and stretched. There have been many moments, when I have felt that I was in over my head and had no idea how to take the next step, answer the next question or handle the next situation. In every circumstance, God has heard my pleas, and sent the right provisions and/or people at just the right time to meet the need of the moment. Again and again, He has shown the way in the midst of circumstances that, in my eyes, looked impossible.
Ephesians 3:20 says, “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever!” For me, this verse describes what God has done for Jenks CarePoint and for me personally in these last months as He has provided all that has been needed and more. This verse is also my prayer for the future of CarePoint, that the power of God would continue to work and that Jesus Christ would be glorified as we minister to our community.
Posted on Fri, August 31, 2018
by Kim Hayes