God places us purposefully. Sometimes, He calls us to make big moves for Him. I’m often inspired by those who are willing to pack up their lives and relocate to other states and countries out of obedience to God. So much so, at times I want that to be my story! I want to go! “I’m ready, God,” I pray. “Send me!!!” However, God’s plan isn’t always to move our physical location. He can make big moves in our lives, right where He has placed us.
Before we decide to uproot from our church families, it’s important to make sure that it’s God’s plan, not our agenda. Are we comparing the productivity of our journey with Christ to another’s? Or, are we seeking refuge from conflict, discomfort, or an undue circumstance we’d like to avoid? If those reasons are at the top of the list for leaving, sit down and hand over the decision to go to God.
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