I decided to take a break from leading for the time being. I was ready to sit under someone else’s leadership for a while. I remember trying to find the right fit for my mom-of-a-preschooler schedule. The list dwindled to just a few options.
I thought that whenever God needed me and wherever He called me, that I would surely feel equipped and qualified for the task. I thought His mission for me would be this huge great “thing” that made all the difference for His Kingdom.
How incredible is our Lord, who saved an entire nation from captivity all those decades ago and is still in the same business today! He is actively in our lives today, ensuring His promises to us, His children.
Many Christians were stunned by the recent news that former Christian pastor and author of “I Kissed Dating Goodbye,” Joshua Harris, had kissed both his faith and marriage goodbye. Ten years ago, I would have been in the same place.
Build awesome, give-and-take friendships that fit within the realities of your life, your budget, you schedule, your family and your priorities. You will love and enjoy your friendships so much more this way!
We need to trust God, to keep praying, to fight for hope, to cry and be disappointed when we need to, and to have our fellow sister’s backs. I want to learn to love my sisters well so that when I pray for myself, I pray for them too.
What I want to talk about – what I think the entire Church should talk about more – is how men and women can work together, bringing their separate but equally as important strengths and gifts to the table to share the good news of Jesus around the world.