Most young couples dream of building careers, buying property and weekend barbecues. Us? We were busy trying to book cheap flights, set up international vaccination appointments and get our passports.
One of the things I appreciate about Jonah of the Bible is that he’s real. There’s nothing hidden about Jonah. He wears it all on his sleeve and yet, God used him. To me, that meant as I read about Jonah, that there was hope for me!
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot
It therefore was a foreign feeling to me when it became clear that our next assignment was going to bring us back to Burundi. I had become so used to being the one who would go scratch something out of the ground that even considering a return made my head spin.
The vision needs a welcome.
The work of God clearly can’t be done if we qualify for clearly, none of us qualify! The needs of this world are devastating and without Jesus at the center of it all, it would be impossible.
God isn't bluffing - He laid His cards down, now it's our turn.
I’m truly blessed that you have journeyed with me these three weeks. Now that the fast is over, I look forward to a wonderful vision-filled year!
Day 19 - What Do You Want?
I challenge you to make 2017 be a year of breakthrough faith for you, I know I am ready for the challenge – are you?