From the desk of Steve Shultz:
I have had many, MANY things which wouldn't let go of my mind. This is how I knew it was God. And just recently, God has put additional projects on my mind and I knew it was God because it wouldn't "let go." Now IS THE TIME! – at least for some of these projects.
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Steve Shultz, Founder and Publisher
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"Missions Accomplished: When It's God It Won't Let Go"
God is designing our paths—there are things being prepared for us that we have not yet seen and have not been revealed. Our future days are full of hope, power, discernment and peace. He is the God of all hope and the God of all peace. When we can rest in His ability to guide us, we can stay in an attitude of peace and receive the revelation we need for the days ahead.
Our citizenship is in Heaven. I used to picture my seat in Heaven next to Jesus looking like a theater seat, but now I think it's a couch. It is the place to stretch out, knowing that He is in total control. He is able to do things in us and through us that we have absolutely no ability to do. Our job is to cease striving and His job is to accomplish exceeding, abundant things for us, in us and through us.
He is Financing Kingdom Projects
He is financing His Kingdom projects. The resources in Heaven are not limited. There are ideas being birthed to reach the world with the message of truth and God is dispersing the necessary finances to do them. Some have been given assignments of creative things to bring to life, but have been hindered by the perceived "lack of funding." If we will just begin, then the money and people will be in place to help birth it.
It is faith-building to watch God's hands at work, bringing all the pieces together to advance His Kingdom to reach this world searching for truth. Our confidence is strengthened in these times to give us faith for the days ahead.
When It's God, It Won't Let Go
When God is directing us to do something that will build His Kingdom, it won't let go of us. Recently, we completed a documentary on dreams that we had been working on for seven years. We took our cameras on the streets and captured people telling us their dreams and gave them interpretations as we listened to God regarding the dreamer and the dream.
Often the weather conditions were extreme. I remember one year being in the temperature of six degrees on the streets. There were times I wanted to give up, having no money to work with, opposition from people who didn't understand what I was doing, and discouragement when I wasn't allowed access into places where I felt God wanted us to go. I was learning some serious lessons about overcoming and persistence.
But this assignment WOULDN'T LET GO OF ME. Each year I was compelled to keep going, and each year we gained more favor and we found more and more people with TRULY God-given dreams that we were able to capture on film. I remember at one point just sitting down on a couch during the outreach, discouraged and cold. Our camera people were with us and it just seemed like we couldn't go on. I laid my head back on the couch and sighed, and then I heard the Lord say to me, "Don't let another year go by."
I have to tell you, that statement didn't comfort me. It was like, "Lord, I am doing all I can and I am getting so weary." But little did I know that God had all the pieces in place, and within a two month period of time, we had a producer and everything we had need of to accomplish this task—and it was completed WITHOUT OUR EFFORT. I now look back and wonder what would have happened if I had given up because I didn't "see" everything, or if I had let people's opinions stop me from completing my assignment from God.
Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd...
...and the voice of another we are not to listen to. Often times we are set back or hindered from moving forward because the opinions of others speak louder than the direction of God. People who don't receive the assignment don't understand the vision. In order to accomplish what God is asking us to do, we must follow His voice and direction above all else.
Consider Noah—a man who walked with God and was asked to do the most unusual thing in a time of impending disaster. Genesis 6 has the account of his obedience to the Lord in spite of peoples' opinions and mocking. Noah walked with God and found favor with Him, and God could trust Noah to do something that had never been done before. Noah received instruction and did EXACTLY what the Lord was asking him to do. I'm sure Noah was a bit perplexed as God asked him to build an "ark" which, to that time, had never been built before. But, what God asked Noah to do he did, and God's plan was carried out as Noah obeyed.
Don't Limit God in the Coming Days
God has things up His sleeves to surprise us. We are in a time of incredible revelation and creativity being released. Being one with the Creator makes us the most creative people on the planet. Demonstrations of God's Kingdom are going to astound the world. It is the GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH with signs, wonders, miracles; signs in the heavens and wonders on the earth.
God is making His voice known and the Holy Spirit is fueling us to make it happen. Dream big and keep pressing on. The biggest results require the biggest risks. God is cheering us on to greater things. The Kingdom of God is not a boring Kingdom, and He is looking for people who will let Him create through them.
Hope for the Harvest