I have a lot of conversations in a day. That’s what I do. I meet with people. I talk with people. Some stories are fun. Some are not. Just a few examples:
A nineteen year old kid wants to learn more about following Jesus, reading the Bible and prayer.
A recovering meth addict is looking for help in giving their life to Jesus. Looking for connections that are positive instead of negative.
Someone who can’t stop the destructive behavior that is destroying their marriage.
A mom who is about to be homeless with her child.
This is my day. These are real problems of real people. How do I help? Can I help? What can I do? When does, I’ll pray for you fall short if there is no help with practical needs?
There are a lot of questions I can’t answer. But I am challenged everyday by people who are hiding behind their problems instead of searching for the answer. That’s right I said THE answer. There is only one answer. It’s Jesus. Will Jesus fix all these issues? I don’t know. He could. I don’t know if he will. I do know that hiding behind the destructive behaviors or choices won’t allow you to see the Truth. Which is something we could all use.
So stop hiding and step into the light.