God can bless anything but nothing! Let me prove it.
(Sumner, Illinois, circa 1994)
My friend Craig LeQuatte says, “God is a God of multiplication. He can bless anything but nothing.” Sometimes we don’t do evangelism and faith sharing because we are afraid we will do more “harm than good.” I have found in my years of ministry that even a bad witness is better than no witness. Let me introduce you to Harold.
Harold killed people in World War II and then worked 30 years in a condom factory. These two life events shaped his personality like an irregular pair of shoes eventually deforms the feet. Harold was my neighbor. I walked by his mobile home each day on my way to and from the parsonage to the Sumner United Methodist Church in Sumner, Illinois. I was warned about Harold, “He is a recalcitrant, and curmudgeon old man who doesn’t like anybody but especially hates preachers.” Harold…
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