Over the last 17 years the Parkway faith family has gained much: We’ve gained people, mission opportunities, mission outposts, church plants, resources, buildings, scars, and blessings. While we are thankful to God for his many gifts to us, ALL of our “gains” are a loss compared to the surpassing worth of knowing Christ. If we have all of these “gains” but no Jesus we would have nothing. Paul said it this way in Philippians 3: whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ.
We will gather as a church body with Tom Elliff on Sunday morning March 24 at 9:00am & 10:30am then again Sunday night at 5:00pm (with a catered dinner) and ask God to show us the surpassing worth of knowing Christ. We have been praying for revival and God is in no way required to move - but my prayer is that He would begin a revival at Parkway that would be fan the flame to reach Chesterfield County, Richmond, and the World.
How do you prepare? I’m glad you asked :-)
Invite someone as your personal guest to join you Sunday morning & night (call them, meet them before the service or have them for lunch after the service).
PRAY - We cannot presume revival - we can only ask for it. If you notice, we’re not calling these meetings “revival.” Revival is only evidenced by our lives during and afterward. Revival is not a “service,” it is an active spiritual condition that ONLY GOD can bring. So call out with me. I’ve included a prayer guide for this for you and your family to pray over these each week leading up to March 24.
Come ready to worship! Prepare your hearts. We’re doing this on Sunday morning and night so you have time to physically and spiritually prepare.