I made the announcement a months ago that the elders are giving me the gift of a sabbatical this summer. A sabbatical comes from the Old Testament idea of a Sabbath where the land was given a rest every seven years. I have been at Moran Park for over seven years and the elders felt like it was time to give me a sabbatical. A sabbatical is a time of renewal. It is not a vacation but a break from the normal day to day work to focus on other things that the Lord is cultivating in me. It will be a time of reading, reflection, rest, and refocus. Nothing is wrong and I’m not burned out but this sabbatical will give me time to be refreshed for this next season of ministry at Moran Park. I’m excited for you to be challenged and encouraged by Dave as well as some friends from a variety of different ministries who will be preaching this summer.