Over the past 5 years I’ve heard Perry Noble say countless times,
God will NOT reveal what is NEXT until we are obedient in what He is revealing NOW!
I fought and argued with God about the decision, through my selfishness and personal desires. In the end, as God always does – he won and I moved to Anderson, SC. I can say that as hard as it was, it was one of the most revealing and amazing 5 months of my life. I will forever be grateful for the staff and people that I had the opportunity to interact with on a daily basis. They have shape the future of my life, in ways they will never know.
At the end of the internship, God showed me that I was not supposed to stay at the church, with little clarity on what was next. I was very uncertain as to why he would have my quit my job, if he didn’t want me staying there. I then accepted a job in Knoxville, TN, back in the radio industry but at a much lower position level than I had left. I chalked this up as basically having to start over. Still, I was uncertain as to what my future was going to look like, and really where God was directing my life.
Then out of the blue, an opportunity came available, in a place that I had never considered moving, in a market size I never thought I would get to work in, and doing a job that I feel like is made for me. I basically thought there is no way I would ever get this job. Well, I am happy to announce that on May 1st, I start as the Digital Program Director for Clear Channel Phoenix. I will be packing my bags and headed west to the land of In-n-Out Burger.
God’s faithfulness in this situation blows my mind more and more as I think about it. I was able to get all of my vacation back based on my previous 6 1/2 years with the company .. it’s going to be like I never left. Basically, God took my life on this crazy 9 month journey only to bring me back to not the place I was, but a much greater place than I was, and make it almost like I never left. Please try and wrap your mind around that. People that think that God will ask them to do crazy things and then not bless it – have lost their dang mind! God truly wants the absolute best for your life and mine, he is the one that can see what the future holds not us.
Please try and see this .. no matter how crazy of a situation God has you in now, trust him with it. He has a plan, he has a way, and both of those are ALWAYS better than the decisions you or I can make on our own. So many times we want to take control, but God isn’t asking us to take control – he wants us to give up control. If we are able to control the situation what need do we have for him, and we’ve all made that mistake before. Trust him, and I promise you that he will bless you beyond your wildest desires. I can say that from experience.
Here’s to not getting pricked by a cactus and not stepping on a scorpion!