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Following Jesus Takes Grit!

By: Jodi Aiken
Have you ever made a promise to God not knowing what kind of resolve it would take, but you were all in? In my late twenties, God called me to follow Him into ministry. In yielding to His calling I promised God, I would never turn down an opportunity to share with others about the mercy, grace, and redemptive power He granted me. I committed to following Him anywhere, anytime, and at any cost. Little did I know what kind of grit I would need to keep my commitment. There have been seasons when I wanted to retract my promise -  Seasons that were too hard, too overwhelming, and too painful to forge ahead. Have you ever wrestled with keeping your promise to God? Maybe you have been hurt by others within your church, and you’re ready to throw in the towel and quit. Your clenched fist raised in the air, you have wanted to...


Be sober-minded; be watchful.  Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. I Peter 5:8 (ESV)
An adversary is defined as one who contends with, opposes or resists.  You and I are contending with a great adversary.  Whether we acknowledge him or not.  He is alive and very active.  The American church has not prepared the body of Christ to deal with him.  In fact, in my opinion, we mostly do not acknowledge him for fear that we will give him more attention. In reality, perhaps we just don't believe that he has that much power.  I fear that we have left our pastoral families wide open for attack.   We have devoted very little time in training our Ministry wives in the area of spiritual warfare and how to engage without being non-biblical or ineffective.
In the past few days, I have been reminded of the battle we...