When I read the story of “The Tablecloth”, I knew It was one I wanted permission to reblog. What better way to start the countdown to Christmas! Thanks Kenny for permission to share with others! By the way, Kenny says “best read with a cup of coffee or tea”. I get this blog daily. You might want to do the same after reading this story. God bless you today!
The brand new pastor and his wife, newly assigned to their first ministry, to reopen a church in suburban Brooklyn, arrived in early October, excited about their opportunities. When they saw their church, it was very run down and needed much work. They set a goal to have everything done in time to have their first service on Christmas Eve.
They worked hard, repairing pews, plastering walls, painting, etc, and on December 18th, were ahead of schedule and just about finished.
On December 19th, a terrible tempesta driving rainstorm hit the area and lasted for two days.
On the 21st, the pastor went over to the church. His heart sank when he saw that the roof had leaked, causing a large area of plaster about 20 feet by 8 feet to fall off the front wall of the sanctuary just behind the pulpit, beginning about head high.
The pastor cleaned…
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