∙ a sign giving information such as the direction and distance to a nearby town, typically found at a crossroads.
∙ something that acts as guidance or a clue to an unclear or complicated issue.
We invite you to be on the lookout for where God is at work in the world; we want to join Him!
John 5:19 - “Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.”
Guideposts are how we see God at work in the world!
What kinds of things count as Guideposts?
A Word from God
Scripture verse that stands out to you
Circumstance that you believe God is speaking through
Interactions with people
What do I do when I believe I am seeing God at work?
Fill out a Guideposts form and share it with us! You can find the form at the bottom of this page or use a printed copy at the church, in the Gathering Grounds coffee area.
What if I “get it wrong” or I’m not sure it is from God?
Don’t worry about it! We are practicing listening to God! None of us are “professional prophets.” We are simply practicing what we see Jesus and his disciples doing - following the promptings of the Holy Spirit. Rest assured, we will not be selecting individual Guideposts, but rather we will be looking for patterns to understand how God is guiding us corporately.
Mark 16:15 -15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. God has called us to bring the Kingdom to the lost! As a congregation, we are going pray, listen, and watch for where God is at work and then join him!
Your "message" in the Guideposts form can be whatever you want it to be! Here are some questions to help guide you:
What did you experience that may be God at work in the world?
Has God laid something on your heart for The Lakes?
Is there a particular Scripture verse that has been standing out to you lately?