By Joshua Franks
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Bruceton
Focal Passage: Mark 4:35-41
Eight years ago my wife was pregnant with our first son. In the days leading up to his birth our house seemed like a swirling mass of chaos. Nurseries had to be painted. Cribs had to be assembled. The house had to be babyproofed. Then, the day arrived. We rushed to the hospital. Anxious relatives assembled. My wife screamed in pain.
It was during this time that she coined a phrase to describe me. A friend would ask “What’s Josh doing?” “Oh, he’s in the corner spreading the calm,” she would reply. [Read more…]