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Tribute to Bishop Jack Yonts

29 Dec

The Life Church of Des Plaines

Jack and Jodie Yonts(Excuse the casual use of J.E. Yonts first name – it fits the mention of the disciples of John the Baptist in the Bible – John’s disciples.)

We are Jack’s disciples. We groan deeply when we pray. We are Jack’s disciples, we teach Bible studies. We know character and consistency count more than charisma or talent. We are Jack’s disciples, we love. We believe in people, we trust that with time, prayer, faithfulness, those people will do great and valiant things. In fact, it is our prayer that the people we lead will go farther and reach higher, on our shoulders, than we ever did.

We are Jack’s disciples, we pray, fast, we laugh, we tell silly jokes. We are Jack’s disciples there are no big “I’s” and little “you’s”. Everyone counts, everyone matters to God. We are Jack’s disciples we don’t pressure pride, challenge we appeal to noble causes…

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