The Great Unknown


I love Steven Curtis Chapman's music. I used to fall asleep listening to his albums with headphones every night. I really like his lyrics because he seemed to sum up into words what I was feeling as a follower of Jesus, specifically a minister. When I said yes to serving God as a minister I really had no idea where He would take me. It was as Steven says in his song the Great Adventure, a ride into the glorious unknown. But I have to admit there were some times when it didn't strike me as that glorious. In fact, it seemed a little frightening at times. I have been serving in ministry nearly 31 years and following where God leads me is still glorious unknown laced with frightening moments. But as I reflect on this life God has called me to, I am humbled that out of all His vast creation, He would choose me to be a servant of His and to have t