Funny name

April 28, 2008 at 2:56 pm | Posted in OTCC | Leave a comment

Our church really has a funny name – Oak Tree Community Church. Occasionally people will ask about it, and there are several answers, but here is the one that describes it the best:

An oak tree:

  • provides shelter for those who seek it
  • provides stability for the surrounding community by sinking its roots deep to prevent erosion
  • provides security for all of God’s creatures who call it home
  • provides a supply of leaves and acorns to nourish those who depend on it

Just like it takes a long time for an acorn to become a mature oak tree, it takes a long time for a core group of people to become the church God intends them to be.

I think we’re well on our way for that to be a description of us, too.

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