“The gospel has power. The only thing the gospel can’t do for itself is carry itself from person to person; we’ve been given that responsibility.”
In early September 2013, Melissa Klein sat in her empty bakery and wept. She and her husband, Aaron, had finished collecting her pots and pans for storage. The counters and display cases were empty—no red velvet, raspberry cream, caramel apple, German chocolate or chocolate cinnamon ribbon cakes remained.
If we desire to reach the lost in our state, we must make strides toward greater diversity in representation of leadership in all aspects of the MBC.
“I remember saying, ‘I will walk by faith, even when I cannot see, because this broken road prepares your will for me,’” he cited the lyrics to BP. “And it just hit me, what I was saying, and I just wept and I broke down, and it was pouring down rain and I pulled over and just cried and cried.