Stories of excitement, passion, hardships, and challenges. Stories that show a heart of obedience as well as disobedience. Stories that shout out God’s goodness and faithfulness.
“I know that there are girls who need to hear your story. Will you teach a session?” This was the question asked of me by a friend recently, who also happens to be the director of a Paraguayan organization which organizes a yearly missions event for youth.
Instead, of answering with a direct “No.”, I decided to get the focus off of me and mention other women, whose testimonies would be challenging and who I know would be more than happy to be asked to teach a session. My friend responded by saying, “I will definitely consider those ladies too, but I want YOU to share your story. Talk to Mike and get back with me in a few weeks.”
MOVE BEYOND. BE TAKEN FORWARD.
God used the exclamation point of stories throughout His Word…causing people to lean in and listen. – Stacey Thacker
His call may seem big, but He bears the greater side of the burden of that calling. – Stacey Thacker
And when fear begins to overwhelm me, I stop and refocus my attention back on God and His Word, where I am reminded that:
He is enough. He is trustworthy. He is worth obeying.
When you realize there’s nowhere to go but into the arms of Jesus, you’re in good company. Stacey Thacker, author of Fresh Out of Amazing, knows what it’s like to feel closed in and worn out. She invites you to join her in exploring the refreshment awaiting every weary soul in the book of Hebrews.