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Teaching Schedule

  • July 4

    CF & Live Stream: Alice Shirey
    Grundy County: Ed Baker
    Waverly: Tyler Ruane

  • July 11

    CF & Live Stream: Ed Baker
    Grundy County: Eric Lins
    Waverly: Alice Shirey

  • July 18

    CF & Live Stream: Eric Lins
    Grundy County: Tyler Ruane
    Waverly: Ed Baker

  • July 25

    CF & Live Stream: Tyler Ruane
    Grundy County: Alice Shirey
    Waverly: Eric Lins

Derailed

Our lives can be pictured as two rails.  One rail represents the joys set before us as gifts from God.  The other rail represents the pains, struggles and disappointments that are part of living in a broken world.  We are often on both rails at the same time.  Grandpa dies the same week his first grandchild is born.  A family feels great joy at a Christmas Eve service and leaves to go visit mom at the hospice house.  My marriage is everything I’ve always dreamed but we cannot seem to get pregnant.  I’ve just graduated with honors and I cannot find a job.  It looks like I’ll be going back home for a time.

Every life gets derailed at some point.  The derailment can be a tragedy, a deep loss or even a serious disappointment.  The derailment requires a journey to get back on the tracks.  The journey may have 6 stages:  Shock, Sorrow, Struggle, Surrender, Sanctification and Service.  Often people get stuck especially in the gap between struggle and surrender.  These six stages of the derailment journey can take years to travel.  Each journey is unique.