When I left Bible School in 1979 and told people I was called to start a new church in Boulder, Colorado, more than one person said,’You’re going to that God-Forsaken place?” Others just gave me a look that silently said,”Oh, do I feel sorry for you!”
The other night I went to bed at 10:30, and at 1:30 my eyes popped wide open. I had that,”Oh no!” feeling inside of me–no more sleep tonight. So, I laid in bed and prayed until 3:30; then, I went downstairs, sat on the couch, and picked up a pen and a piece of paper. I got five words instantly and they all started with the letter F. I knew this was a vital and important message for the church! Here are the five F’s–
Steve C. Shank is an author, teacher, world traveler, church planter, Bible College founder, and Pastor for over 30 years. He has spent most of his adult life training and equipping believers in Bible schools and churches around the world.