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He’s the Mountain

Posted By Dwayne McKean, Executive Director, Saturday, June 23, 2018

I did something this year following our annual national conference I have never done, I took a week off.  I did so for the purpose of relaxing and not being needed by anyone for anything.  Not being needed, for a whole week, that would be refreshing.

On the Saturday morning following the conference I pulled into a gas station and struck up a conversation with the person pumping next to me.  As I told him where I had just been and why he began to tear up.  He shared a little about what was happening in his life and how he was on a journey to once again allow Jesus to be lord of his life.  He shared his struggles in doing so and asked if I would keep him in my prayers.  I did better than that, I asked him to join me in a prayer then and there.

A few days earlier in our board meeting I made mention of our conference being a “mountain top experience.”  Specifically, I referred to getting back into a normal routine and not having the mountain top experience affect a long term decision I was wrestling with.

As I drove away from the gas station that morning God reminded me that what I had experienced in Orlando was indeed very rewarding but it was not the experience I thought it was.  When I was hoping to not be needed I met a man who needed me to pray with him.  I met a man who needed me to show him Jesus.

Following what I thought was a great climb up a mountain God showed me that the true mountain was being loved by Him and having His son Jesus as lord of my life.  I am loved by God and because of Jesus I have the promise of life eternal.  Wow!  That is the true mountain top experience, an experience that lasts far more than a week, it last a eternity.

Thank you God for showing me there is a world who needs me daily to love them as Christ loves me, and that’s OK.  Thank you for showing me you are my mountain.

Dwayne

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