Devotion- March 25
Why Won’t God Tell You the Next Step?
by Rick Warren
“When you make a promise to God, don’t delay in following through, for God takes no pleasure in fools.” Ecclesiastes 5:4 (NLT)
You may keep saying that you want to know God’s will for your career or your relationship, but first God wants you to get to the basics down. Are you reading your Bible? Are you in a small group? Are you tithing? Are you spending time with him?
Is there something God has already told you to do that you haven’t done yet? Why should he tell you the next step when you haven’t taken the one you already know about?
Maybe you’ve been attending a church for more than a year, and you need to take the next step in membership. Maybe you’ve been praying about baptism but still need to put it on the calendar. Maybe you’ve been looking for a group of people to do life with, and you need to start a small group in your home. Maybe God has shown you why he created you the way you are, and you need to find a way to use your gifts and talents to serve others.
Are you going to make it to the end of another week, another year without doing what God has already told you to do?
What are you waiting for?
Ecclesiastes 5:4 says, “When you make a promise to God, don’t delay in following through, for God takes no pleasure in fools” (NLT). Don’t delay. Do what you already know to do.
Pray this prayer today: “Lord, I need your guidance in my life. I ask in faith that you direct me. Help me to listen for your response, to not get so busy that I can’t hear you. Father, when I don’t understand it, help me to trust you and understand that you have a path that is meant for my good. God, what’s the next step I need to take today? Help me to do what I already know I should do. Help me to not get frustrated. Help me to not be fearful but to trust in you. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.”
Have a wonderful Wednesday 🙂


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This Week at WBC

Remember you can mail your tithes & offerings and/or building fund offering to 3000 Walkerville Rd. Blackshear, GA 31516 or you can pay them on our WBC App or webpage at: If you need any help call Stephanie at 912-288-6460
Our staff will be working from home until further notice. Please call or text the church phone (288-6460) with announcement, prayer requests, and anything you may need.
If any of our elderly people or sick ones need any groceries, etc. please contact Stephanie at 912-288-6460 and we will get someone to help you.


*Join us Sunday morning at 8:30am to worship with Bro Greg Carter. He will be on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest. Our Praise Team will be on Facebook only following Bro. Greg preaching.
*The SECU cancer walk has been canceled for this year. All the money that we have raised will be what we start with next year
~Golf cart tickets are still available and will have the drawing on April 24. If you want a ticket get with Patricia (614-1154).
~Patricia has the t-shirts and will get them to you when we return to church.
*ALL EVENTS/OCCASIONS are canceled until further notice, we will reschedule showers, etc. once the virus is over. Thanks!
*WOW BEACH TRIP – (still on) Ladies, we have room for a few more ladies for our beach retreat in St. Simon’s the weekend of May 14th-17th.
We are so excited to be underway with our building fund.  All your support to this ministry will be greatly appreciated and we know that Our Lord and Savior will greatly Bless You. You can give on our App, webpage, or mail it to WBC (address above).  Balance: $193,735.88
Upcoming Events
These events are all pending on the COVID-19.
*April 25 – Baby shower for Aaron & Destiny Moore at 11am (on Saturday)
*May 3 – Graduation Service at 5pm
*May 10 – Mother’s Day Service

Who do I see concerning….

Sunday School – Mark Griner 288-6715
Music – Austin Moore 670-5302
Nursery – Tiffany Ross 288-6475
Youth – Mark Herrin – 670-4155
Kid’s Ministry – Beth Barber 282-6051
Women’s Ministry – Caroline Murray 590-7710
Daughters of the King – Bixbee Carter 614-2511
Men’s Ministry – Floyd Russell 390-1945
Events, Occasions, etc. –Carrie Carter 253-0185,
Hannah Boatright 281-8887 & Alisha Hyers 590-4019
Missions – Beverly Jones 590-5426 & Lisa Waldron 614-1131
VBS – Bixbee Carter 614-2511
Facility Repairs/Work – Chuck McCook 282-9370
& Barney Crosby 269-8007
Office –Stephanie Murray 288-6460
Any others – Kevin Moore, Deacon Chairman, 281-4507


Pastor: Greg Carter
Secretary: Stephanie Murray
Address: 3000 Walkerville Road  Blackshear, GA
Church Office: 912-288-6460 
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Twitter: @WalkervilleB       
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