Happy Memorial Day! Welcome to the unofficial start of summer, though by the temperatures, we seem to be in full summer swing. I, for one, am glad of the warmth and all the green.

This weekend our nation has set apart a day to remember those who have served and/or fallen in battle in our nation’s military service. As we enter the hot summer months that can at times remind us of the crucible of this age, I like to think of this day as an opportunity to remember that the time of refreshing is in sight!! The day is approaching when we will be united once again with our loved one’s who have served in the mission of spreading the Gospel of Jesus’ coming Kingdom.

Hallelujah, for the days are near at hand! We can be encouraged as we diligently press forward to the fulfillment of our hope.