June 15, 2022
Source: Energy News Network
In a sunlit, airy sanctuary in the town of Marion in far Southern Illinois, Pastor Wade Halva told the tale of Paul in jail: staying in the cell even when he could have escaped, in hopes he could convert the jailer. Halva lauded Paul’s steadfastness, the value of taking chances and having faith.
“Paul takes a risk in staying in the jail cell,” Halva told his congregants. “Like when people refuse to give up on their neighborhood and go somewhere safer or nicer or with more resale value — when people say, ‘We’re staying.’”
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