After Easter what comes next? After the “grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies”, then what? Well, according to the MEGA Story, a new kind of life bursts forth! God’s new humanity just as He promised.

Future Glory – Romans 8

18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19 For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. 22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. 23 And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. 24 For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

     As I begin my blog to celebrate the bursting forth of life this year, I am filled with a renewed hope. Hope in what God is doing in the earth. Hope in the multitude of dear hearts scattered throughout this world of ours, who are bravely going where no one has gone before, extending the reach of the Kingdom of God to more and more of the world’s great peoples, compelling them to come and dine at the table the Great Shepherd has prepared.

If any man be in Christ, new creation! Old things have past away; behold, all things are become new”.