Yesterday was a pretty big day for your MoM. I got my ministerial license at Redemption Church in Oregon City. It was an emotionally and spiritually rewarding experience.
There’s a big difference between ordination and licensing. I’m not the “Right Reverend” Minister of Mocha or anything like that. What licensing means is that I have a local church who has come around me to support and encourage me in my ministry. I’ve got a family of believers who will pray for me as I try to follow God’s leading in my life.
I don’t have the authority to go and open a church. I’m not drawing a salary. What I do have is the ability to lean into God and my work in the prisons with the knowledge that a church has my back in prayer. They give me the support that lets me…