I love the Sabbath. It is amazing to have one full day with no business, especially during a session like this one. In stead, we have been able to celebrate the love of Jesus together as one church body.
Many people have been praying for this session – in the weeks preceding it, but definitely also during it. We have been praying for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Adventist Church in Denmark, praying for God to unite us as a church family. I believe that these prayers have not gone unanswered. The mood yesterday, the election of a new president, the accepting and dialogue confirm this. Tonight’s meeting was another clear indicator.
Per tradition, at Danish camp meetings Saturday night is reserved for ‘youth meeting’, where the youth department do a program for all attendees. Often thought-provoking, sometimes just provoking, but always well visited. At tonight’s version, we celbrated The Lord’s Supper. There was singing, open microphone for people giving witness, foot-washing, and bread and wine. We were reminded that we are all equal under grace, and especially the foot-washing reminded us of Jesus’ command to serve each other. This was a night of reconciliation, with young and old, liberal and conservative all looking at the cross – together, as one family.
I hope the attitudes we witnessed tonight may permeate the church in the weeks and years to come. I pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to impart God’s love on this fellowship. Let us look together towards our higher calling.