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An example from Montana. Seniors saying that they want to reach families – so they were willing to bend so that our style of worship and our way of doing things would attract those we were trying to reach. And God blessed that group abundantly. Our Sr. Adult group grew faster than the rest of the groups. Why? Because they were willing to leave a legacy that was not about them but about serving and following Jesus. Loving people right where they were and doing everything they could to be a blessing to those young families. Many of those sr. ladies were seen as grandma to many of those children. Why? Because their love and acceptance was real. They listened to God speak and obeyed by loving those whom God brought to our church. The legacy of those people will live on in the hearts of countless children and my own heart.

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