Posted date: 27 Apr 2013
Cracking The Code Tour
At 08:00 the CVM squad landed in Hitchin, armed with a shed-load of resources, a dartboard and a unicycle… Yes, a unicycle!
Carl’s first talk of the day got the guys talking; it was about sex, the topic every men’s conference should mention. Carl talked about why the Spirit of God left Samson. He said it wasn’t the fact that he let Delilah cut his hair, but the fact that he tried to broaden the narrow path that we are called to walk down. We need to stay on the narrow path and we shouldn’t try to widen it, because we will find that we are miles off track.
After the talk we relaxed and reloaded with bacon butties. A few of the lads took to the dartboard whilst others tried to injure themselves on the unicycle. The bloke who got the furthest went about 10 metres with help, whilst others couldn’t even get on it. After we got some man-fuel inside us, Carl brought his second talk to the fore; Money. He looked at our generosity and the correlation between it and the increase of the Spirit of God in our lives.
Carl mention this sobering statistic, if you have a roof over your head, decent enough clothes and a vehicle (i.e. bicycle or car), then you are in the top 15% of the wealthiest people in the world. Makes you think doesn’t it…..This means that 85% of the world’s population don’t have those things that we take for granted, like a roof or a bike. What are you going to do about it?
We had a quick tea and coffee and jumped straight into the Q&A session. It was fantastic, there were tonnes of questions varying from accountability to stress to evangelism. The blokes were getting so much out of it that we didn’t have time for Carl’s third talk on power. Carl sent us out onto the battlefield with an encouraging statement, check it out here...
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