Sometimes when we are in new and exciting places it is easier to listen to the heartbeat of God, but it can sometimes be difficult to “hear” when you are disoriented, in transition, or not thinking clearly. David and Donna are podcasting from South Africa today and talking about their adventure of trying to listen to God in unfamiliar surroundings.
Disoriented Listening: Practically Live From South Africa
While traveling we are recording the podcast with our handheld digital recorder. This week we are privileged to be sharing with a group of missionaries in South Africa, as well as experiencing a lot of other relationships and adventures.
In this episode, David and Donna talk about the things they are experiencing and the things they are learning in Africa. One of the topics that surfaced during the podcast is the experience of listening to God in unfamiliar surroundings.
We always hope to hear from God in unique ways while in unique places, but sometimes the distractions of unfamiliar sights and sounds overwhelms our sensory perception and it can be difficult the “hear.”
We are learning to listen through the surroundings and pace ourselves. We must release expectations as to how God is going to reveal himself to us and rather take that revelation through the things happening around us.
God is always active and always revealing himself, we just have to experience him in the way he is showing himself.
We celebrated Resurrection Day at Choose Life Church in Pretoria, where Donna used to attend and minister to the children. We spent the afternoon with Donna’s friends (and who are now my friends).
We’ve enjoyed different perspectives of the country and its challenges. We’ve come to the conclusion that South Africa, and the United States, needs Jesus!
We’ve walked with lions, played with tigers, petted a Cheetah, and enjoyed watching monkeys play on this continuation of our great adventure.
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Have a blessed Thursday!