For most of us, our first experience in ‘building’ likely consisted of Lincoln Logs, Legos, or the sandbox. Regardless of beginnings, and unlike the Clint Ackerman’s, Dan Erickson’s, and Matt Sandvold’s amongst us, I never achieved the status of a “wise, master builder”. This fact Gloria can attest to, and the most common building materials of a hammer, nail, screws, and a saw are items that in my hands will result in disaster and not beauty or functionality!
Yet, even I can be encouraged (and challenged!) with Paul’s message in 1 Corinthians 3 which has a focus not so much on the physical as the spiritual, and provides us a valuable lesson in what it is to build ‘smart’. Our message this week will focus on three truths that will equip all of us to become “wise, master builders” by God’s grace.