The idea that you need to be a “Super Christian” to do Christian Missions can be a major hindrance for people as they try to pursue God’s plan for their life. God does not look at your experience, but He looks at your heart.

When I first came to Australia in June 1998 I was actually quite scared that I would not be “Christian” enough or have enough knowledge for my Discipleship Training School. I was actually surprised when I was accepted for the course, and half expected them to think they made a mistake when I arrived and they saw how little my knowledge of the basic tenets of Christianity were. As you can see, I was a little green …

Bill in 1998In this episode of the Accidental Missionary Podcast I talk a bit about my fears in coming to do a Discipleship Training School, and what I feel God has to say to people who think they are too inexperienced or too young in their Faith for God to use them.

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. (1 Timothy 4:12 NIV)

Max Lucado - Cast of CharactersI recently listened to a book by Max Lucado called Cast of Characters: Common People in the Hands of an Uncommon God. It was a really good book that talked about how God used people like us to fulfil His plans and purposes.

Like how God used those people in the Bible for His purposes, He also has a plan for you. You just need to trust in Him, and take the next step …

 

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