May 5, 2010
Today, Steve Chase and Emery Smith had an ‘aha’ moment.
GOD is in control and is inviting us on a day-by-day journey into the miraculous. We met for coffee at our favorite place of inspiration, Mars Hill in downtown Hollister, CA. As I walked the five blocks, I felt mostly empty. Nothing substantial was in my soul to share with Steve. I felt it likely that as always we would have great fellowship, but likely there would be little take-away.
I wanted more. I asked. He gave.
A dear friend dropped by and shared an update of her always-giving life with us and immediately I knew she was to meet a fellow friend of mine with a complimentary vision of what GOD wanted them both to be a part of; doing almost exactly the same thing and not knowing the other. We then talked further and realized that her contacts were substantial in an business community where we felt we needed contacts.
I finally got it! GOD was ‘networking’ us right before our eyes.
Then another friend, a part of the behind-the-scenes force that made the coffee shop the restful place it is, came up and in our conversation, Steve and I realized that GOD so wanted us to follow Him but He was not going to drop ‘an envelope with the day’s agenda’ in our lap. We would daily have to seek Him and throughout the day for the next step, the next contact, the next idea.
CONNECTEDNESS. Fellowship. Trust. Waiting upon Him.
All I know is today I have to start talking about Bearing Their Burdens as a reality whose time has come…no more distractions, delays or darts from the enemy. This is a GOD-thing in a GOD-moment and we are gonna cross the river to claim our rightful possession for His Kingdom to come.
The first step is to share the Facebook page with friends. The next step is to begin the regular blog posts; what you are reading is the first of many to come.
My heart is incredibly full that GOD would choose to use two guys with a visible lack of earthly qualifications but hearts that yearn to see His Kingdom grow.
Thank you Jesus. Stay tuned—More to follow.