- With no time to prepare a new post for this morning, I took a quick dive into the archives. I searched using the word “Baptism” because of the many youth who joined WFPC church this past Sunday.
- In this post – from the fall of 2015 – the word “Covenant” is prominent too. I love the way baptism illustrates covenant. And I love the way my church is a living example of what it means to be a covenant community.
- I pray that this post encourages and inspires you, reminding us of how important it is to live in community, and to love with the love of Jesus.
Peace – every day – DEREK
Rebekah and some of the 11:15 crowd at WFPC
I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ. It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because you hold me in your heart, for all of you share in God’s grace with me.. – Philippians 1:3-7
THE STORY: Sometimes I take a photograph to capture beauty. Sometimes I look through the lens and frame a story. These pictures from Sunday morning are all story, and story is my favorite way to see the world.
My perspective at the 11:15 service was different this…
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Derek has published seven books in the past decade (you can find them at https://www.amazon.com/Derek-Maul/e/B001JS9WC4), and there’s always something new in the works.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Derek taught public school in Florida for eighteen years, including cutting-edge work with autistic children. He holds bachelor’s degrees in psychology and education from Stetson University and the University of West Florida.
Derek is active in teaching at his church: adult Sunday school, and a men’s Bible study/spiritual formation group. He enjoys the outdoors, traveling, photography, reading, cooking, playing guitar, and golf.