Gideon, the courageous one

Lord, we need more Gideons in the church, with the exception of the way that he ended. He did not start well and he did not finish well but, we do have much to learn from his middle years.

Gideon grew up in culture similar to our own. In order to understand Gideon’s story, we need to read a couple of chapters from the book of Judges, 6, 7, 8.

I am preparing to teach this lesson to our kids next Sunday. I pray that the Lord will use this message to challenge the children to become Gideons, rising to the call of leadership that our churches and societies so desperately need. Continue reading