I moved from broken to beautiful, and you can too. I’ve endured many challenges and trials in my lifetime and have experienced fear, anger, discouragement, depression, and at times even despair. I struggled to forgive God and those who hurt me. I understand those emotions. Through those difficulties, God gave me a compassion for people and a desire to help others move from broken to beautiful.

Not too Late to Show Your Appreciation

Not too Late to Show Your Appreciation

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No Es Demasiado Tarde Para Mostrar Tu Agradecimiento

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Not too Late to Show Your Appreciation

Yvonne Ortega 3 FINAL 1 Timothy 5:17: “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.”

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is also Pastor Appreciation Month.

Pray for your pastor. He needs your prayers every day. So do his wife and family.

Send a thank you note for the powerful Sunday message your pastor prepares week after week.

Thank your pastor and his family for holding up under the watchful eye of the community day after day.

Imagine what your life would be like without much privacy and your phone and doorbell ringing day and night.

It’s not too late to send a restaurant gift card or a gas card. It’s not too late to fill the pastor’s pantry with groceries or to offer to babysit his children for a day or a weekend.

Does the pastor’s office or home need remodeling? Every church has painters, electricians, and carpenters in the congregation. They can offer their time and talent to the project.

Would the pastor like a cell phone, computer, or printer update? What books would enhance his library?

These are a few ideas. I’m sure you can come up with more.

Dear God, help me show appreciation for my pastor and his family. Amen.

Application: What will you do this week for your pastor?

Copyright © by Yvonne Ortega October 27, 2014

No Es Demasiado Tarde Para Mostrar Tu Agradecimiento

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