Expect the Unexpected

11828673_1048182708539131_942068545964325553_nI tried a new trick at Highland Lakes Camp near Austin, TX this week. I did an illustration where I tried to explain how we are weak by ourselves but when Christ is in us, we are strong (because it is no longer us, but Christ who lives in us – Galatians 2:20). I finished out the teaching by nailing a cross together and then balancing it on my face – for a very long time. It was a moving moment for me as I stared at the cross for so long. But I found the unexpected when I took the cross down: over eight hundred preteens on their feet praising God. I have come to expect the unexpected. God always has gone before us in life and my prayer is that I will follow Him down that path. He does amazing unexpected things along the way!

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Jesse Joyner travels nationwide performing a comedy juggling act for family and kids events. He is also working towards his PhD in Educational Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL). He enjoys playing the piano, bird watching, and old houses. He lives in Richmond, VA with his wife, Sarah, and their daughter, Kezzie.

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