…the Lord gently said as I passed a church with a smoking stove outside and tables and chairs. So I backtracked, though uncomfortable, went in for the remaining sermon amidst many welcoming people, then sat and ate with them. I had just left my church service while remembering some family BBQ’s.
The Lord gave BBQ memories, then an actual one in real time.
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.1 Peter 2:9,10
Listening to them, I believe God showed we’re to pray for our friends and not dismiss past organizations, see people as Jesus sees.
Bring them into God’s light
‘Barbacoa’: Spain’s term for the Taino people’s method of cooking meat over fire (Readers Digest, Meghan Jones, July 13, 2021.https://www.rd.com/article/barbeque-or-barbecue)