"Cease striving and know that I am God."
Psalm 46:10 NASB
After many months of consideration, prayer, and counsel, and with the support of our ministryBoard of Directors, we have decided to wait until 2018 to take reservations at Cherokee Cove. While recently reading in Exodus about how we are supposed to let our land rest every 7th year, we realized that since we began building in the year 2000, we have not rested for a season. We are ten years behind!
This extended period of reflection and evaluation will allow the Lord to direct our steps for the future of Cherokee Cove. "The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps." Proverbs 16:9
We have grown to a degree that we are not able to support all the positions and expenses necessary to flourish. Excellent stewardship and maximum efficiency is very important to us. We trust the Lord to direct and provide according to His will. We continue to seek counsel on how to proceed. "Without counsel, plans fail, but with many advisors, they succeed." Proverbs 15:22
Our greatest desire is to glorify God in all areas of our lives. We believe that by waiting on Him, acknowledging His sovereignty and grace, we will glorify Him. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5-6
How can you help?
· Financial Support (donate here)
· Periodic maintenance needed. Work dates TBA. We will organize 1/2 days of landscaping, cleaning, general maintenance. Plan to bring water bottle and lunch. If you are interested in bringing a small group or your family, please contact us.
Here are some other verses that God is using to build our trust and faith in Him during this time.
Psalm 20:7 "Some trust in chariots, and some in horses, but we will trust in the name of the Lord, our God."
Zech. 4:6 " 'Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit', says the Lord of hosts."
Exodus 23:10-11 "And you shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield, but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow...you shall do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove."
Jeremiah 10:23 "I know, O Lord, that a man's way is not in himself, nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps."