Kelly King

This Week at HOPE!

Kelly King
This Week at HOPE!

April 19, 2018

We read in Psalm 42 how David’s soul thirsted for God . . . “As the deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God” (Psalm 42:1).  Increasingly seeking God is meant to have a profound impact on our lives as Christians.  It is meant to produce a decreasing satisfaction with the things of the world and an insatiable thirst for the presence of God. 

Be honest with yourself.  After what does your soul thirst?  Does it thirst for God?  Or does it thirst for a new car; or does it thirst for a vacation to some exotic part of the world?  Does it thirst for a huge bank account?  Or, does it thirst for a new job and the image of greater success?  Do you and I have a real longing and thirst for God?  Can you sing the words of the old chorus, “As the Deer” from your heart?

As we continue in this season of hearing from God, I want to encourage us to take the time to get close to God, in order that we might hear from Him, especially that we might hear clearly His next steps for us as a congregation.  May our souls genuinely long for God!!    

Cru - West Virginia University


Ramsey Persing recently shared these praise/prayer updates:

TJ, a student Ramsey has been meeting with for several months, recently accepted Christ at Big Break!  Spring Break week at PCB students had 1821 spiritual conversations on the beach, the Gospel was shared 629 of those times, and 145 people indicated decisions for Christ. They also had 36 people indicate decisions for Christ at WVU 2 weeks ago!

Corey and Ramsey will be taking an overseas trip in May to scout a new potential overseas sending location. If they like it, they'll focus on sending WVU students there for Summer Mission trips.  Pray that they would send seniors well and students would finish the semester strong.