Connectedness. Ideation. Context. Strategic. Learner.
Researchers suggest that by becoming aware of and focusing on your natural talents, you can build them and have success in your spheres of influence. While I agree that the above-mentioned themes describe much about me, I am reminded that God is sovereignly governing my life.
My mission did not include attending graduate school. My mission did not include moving to Arizona. My mission did not even include Christ. Yet, by His grace, here I am.
God made it clear that I did not choose Him, rather He chose me and appointed me to go and bear fruit (John 15:16):
Amazing grace, How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
God has given me a mission, and it is dynamic. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…” (Matt. 28:19-20). It is a mission to fulfill this Great Commission in my city, in our state, my country, and anywhere else God sends me.
Jesus calls for every Christian to step out in faith and spread the Good News wherever we go. If you’re a believer in Jesus Christ, where has He called you to go? Who has God put on your heart to share the gift of salvation? What small or large steps can you take, with the knowledge that Christ will be by your side, “to make disciples of all nations?”