In the last month, we’ve watched on TV as our new president took the oath of office in the midst of an environment filled with discord. Protestors took to the streets to voice their displeasure with the current state of affairs in our nation. The anger and divisiveness is frankly quite scary. We have people standing firm on three different platforms – liberal, conservative, and completely indifferent.
I must confess that I don’t stand on any of these platforms. My peace and stability are not impacted by who is in the White House. I serve the King of Kings, and He is always on the throne. If I am going to march for anyone, I want to march for Jesus. But, I am finding that the banner under which I stand has increasingly become viewed as polarizing. Those who stand for Jesus seem to face more and more opposition in our world.
How can I reach those who oppose the Truth? How can I share the Good News with those who aren’t willing to listen because they are too busy fighting for the here and now when they should be focused on their eternal destiny?
The truth is that those who carry the Light have always faced opposition. All I need to do is open up my Bible and see how those who have gone before me stood strong in troubled times…
I’m sharing “4 Ways to Persevere When You Face Opposition at Missional Women today.
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