“To Whom Much Is Given” – Dr. Rocky Wallace

September 05, 2016

“…From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded.” – Luke 12:48

The tears flowed freely, as the couple checked in their bags and hugged family and friends “goodbye.”

They had not anticipated this scenario. After spending more than two decades overseas teaching in a Christian school, they had recently come home to the states and joined the faculty at their alma mater. This is where they planned to finish their careers and retire.

But to their surprise, they had felt God’s call to go back and minister again in the land where they had so faithfully served as young educators just starting their lives together.

“Why do you have to leave,” asked one of their college students—already realizing the void that would be felt across campus when they were gone.

“We know what’s needed over there in sharing the Gospel. God is saying go and invest what we have learned here. So, what an opportunity. We couldn’t say ‘no.’”

CORNERSTONE:  Stewardship

- Dr. Joseph “Rocky” Wallace, Associate Professor of Education

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