I wanna be more like You

Couldn’t help but bawl my eyes out as I felt God dealing with me while I listened to this song. It was the last night of conference and although I had come here with great expectations to encounter God; the pivotal moment for me wasn’t in the presence of other believers singing songs of praise and adoration. It wasn’t in the powerful and timely seminars that were shared and it was neither in the beautiful performances on stage nor in the fellowship of Christian brothers and sisters. For me that experience came long before Commissioning while in the hotel kitchen on the last night, alone; vulnerable before God saying, “Here I am Lord, use me. I wanna be more like you.”

I can’t begin to describe the moment but I had been dwelling on the song since the morning. I heard a friend playing it at sound check and it just stuck. Later that evening, I just felt God tugging on my heart. I walked into the kitchen and shut the door. Laid the phone on the table and as the song played, began praying and as if someone had opened a hydrant; started to bawl. A few minutes later, my best friend walks in and without a word, sits down next to me and begins bawling as well. Continue reading I wanna be more like You

Overcoming Life’s Great Mountains

This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty. What are you, mighty mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become level ground.

Zechariah 4:6-7

Climbing Mt. Korobaba a few weeks ago, left me contemplating how we often struggle with life’s so called ‘great mountains’. At times during the hike I felt like giving up, I couldn’t help but draw parallels from life. I mean, what do you do when life deals you a tough hand like rejection, defeat, unfairness – when you find yourself praying that things like death, cancer and war won’t happen to you and yours. To come to terms with the fact that there are times when we have to say goodbye to the ones we love the most, shed a tear out of frustration and just cry “WHY?”

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