Everything Must Change
One of these days I'm going to learn to stop blurting things out because whenever I do, they happen shortly thereafter.
After last night's post about change and adaptablity... I checked email this morning and there is a message from Meredith,my worship leader, about a meeting tonight where some "exciting new changes" will be announced. My stomach started to tighten... Now, I know the church is in transition so I expected there to be changes down the pike - new worship schedules, new rehearsal schedules etc... How about there are all new TEAMS!!! We're going from four teams to three and everyone has been switched around... As Pastor Mike was sharing the changes with us I felt a little light headed... So not only will I be under a new worship leader, but I'll also be with a whole new team of vocalists of whom I "sorta" know maybe one...
I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. After all, I spoke change just yesterday. I even ended my post with something about how I knew what my next assignment was going to be... I guess I was thinking I'd have a second to take a deep breath and brace myself or something. Can't for the life of me figure out why I would think that!
So here I am faced with the reality of having to live out the very principles I talked about just yesterday. My response? "Okay, God, let's do this!" It's so much easier when I don't fight or resist, but perhaps the biggest reason that I'm willing to go with the flow is because I recognize that it isn't about loving to sing, or talent or anything like that. This is about ministry. A ministry I know beyond a shadow of a doubt I am called to.
So next Sunday will be the last time I sing with my old team and then the new teams go into effect. I'll close with the words in an old George Benson song that used to make me cry back in the day:
Everything must change
Nothing stays the same
Everyone must change
No one stays the same
The young become the old
And mysteries do unfold
Cause that's the way of time
Nothing and no one goes unchanged
This is so not the post I intended to write tonight. I'm about spent. Talk to you tomorrow!