49. In the Presence of Your Enemies


This is the story about sitting down to do the thing God invited you to do, even though your worst fears are staring straight at you.

Why isn't it easier to do what we feel made to do? 

Why can it be so hard or so exhausting or so scary?

Lisa-Jo and Christie honestly share some of their behind the scenes stories of the fears they battle any time they accept an invitation from the Lord to do something for Him and His Kingdom. They try to tell the truth about how daunting it can be to show up and do what God asks us to do.

These are the shadow gifts -- that come hand in hand with a calling on your life. 

Here's how to sit down at the table in the presence of your enemies and accept Christ's invitation anyway.

Listener Resources:

The new book Women of Courage: A Forty-Day Devotional is BOGO on Dayspring.com (plus get a free pack of (in)courage greeting cards!) and Lifeway.com

The new Autumn edition of The Cultivating Project is a (free!) visual feast of the Good, True, and Beautiful.

Here's the link to Episode 29 that we mention: "Our Easy Recipe for Hospitality"

Psalm 23 is where the title for today's podcast comes from.

Here's the link to Episode 46, "Live from the Maplehurst Black Barn," an example of good, fun, communal placemaking that we touch on today.

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