God is so big in this one stop light town.

Sometimes the hardest but most purposeful work is the ministry of the interior. The ministry of bringing the people you encounter before the Almighty God and trusting that He is going to do a mighty work in their life even if we won’t be around to see that come to fruition. The ministry of the interior is planting seeds. The ministry of the interior is not seeking recognition or fame. The ministry of the interior is not about you. The ministry of the interior is saying yes to God. The ministry of the interior is loving people (even those you don’t know very well) with everything you have. The ministry of the interior is hard. The ministry of the interior is about trust. The ministry of the interior is something of great joy.

God is so big in this one stop light town.

It continually amazes me that God chooses to use such imperfect beings. It amazes me that God could use me despite all of my experiences, despite all of my sin, despite all of my fear and insecurity. It amazes me that God allows us to play even a small role in His kingdom work—what a life of purpose and joy He allows us and invites us to have.

God is so big in this one stop light town.

It’s not a perfect place or an easy place, but God is moving in ways that literally brings tears to my eyes and amazement to my heart because even though my heart doubts, GOD ALWAYS COMES THROUGH. In the ministry of the interior, God is always faithful. God is always moving. God is always teaching and growing. God is always encouraging. God is always doing immeasurably more than we could ever ask or imagine.

God is so big in this one stop light town.

Walls are crumbling. Barriers are being broken. Friendships are forming. People are talking about the name of Jesus and His work. The body of Christ is coming together in a powerful way that only God can orchestrate. God is stirring in this one stop light time in the ministry of the interior.

God is so big in this one stop light town.

Even when we don’t see it. Even when we think hope is lost. Even when we doubt his power and goodness. Even when fear overtakes us. Even when sin creeps in. Even when the enemy whispers lies in our ear. Even when we might not be able to see the fruit like we want to.

God is so big in this one stop light town.

May we taste and see the goodness of the Lord all around us.

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