Davey Lyon has a pond outside his house, and he says if he wanted fish for dinner he wouldn’t sit on the porch and expect them to hop out of the pond and onto the grill.
It’s the same for his church, Imago Dei Church at the 45, into which Lyon and his family have been investing their lives to plant since 2020. He grew up in Lowndes County and knows it well — it’s rural and poor, with pockets of housing miles apart.
Lyon knows if he wants to see the people there know Jesus, he’s got to go where they are.
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This article was originally published at TheAlabamaBaptist.org.