The devotion book they recommended, the prayers, the song “I Have a Father, He Knows my Name” that kept running through my mind when I needed it, the friendships, the “Life of Fire” book by Reinhold Bonnke, the sewing machine lent to finish the blankets (and complete a vow), the Worship.
We glean what was good and pray for the leaders. “And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves,” 1 Thes 5:12-13.
Dear Lord, forgive us for our brokenness and hidden agendas when trying to love and lead others.
“Save me from secret faults,” Ps 19:12.