A Kingdom Leader is aware that his route was blazed by the author and perfecter of our faith. Jesus Christ cut a pioneer path forward that marked hearts, left impressions and left a footpath that transformed the world. His disciples were altered so deeply that they did not think, feel or act the same as before.
Following Christ is not a super autobahn that will whisk you from one location to another effortlessly. Instead it is a wilderness of obstacles that is full of deceptions, traps and wild creatures that can consume your heart, mind and soul. Even getting a bird’s eye view to identify your location and find your direction can be a daunting task.
Are you looking for the quickest and easiest path to be a Christian leader? Are you taking the scenic route for your pleasure? Are you willing to travel the road less traveled? Is your comfort and safety more important than serving the lost so they can see a glimpse of Jesus?
Luke 2:52 (WUESTNT)
52 And Jesus kept on hewing a pioneer path ahead, making steady progress in wisdom and maturity and in favor in the presence of God and with men.
We pray that you will take courage and follow the footpath set by Christ!
Cathy and Danny Sartin
Wuest, K. S. (1961). The New Testament: an expanded translation (Lk 2:52). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.