Somebody reading this feels like you just don’t fit in. As a matter of fact, you stick out like a sore thumb.
Everywhere you go.
Is it you? If so, I want to encourage you today.
Here’s the thing: If you stick out like a sore thumb, it’s usually because fitting in is not part of God’s call on your life.
That doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of solitary loneliness. It doesn’t mean you can’t have friends, won’t have friends, or don’t have friends right now. You can have all the friends in the world and still be different. Very different.
Why? Because God has called some people in this world to be forerunners, and forerunners do. not. fit. in.
They fit in sometimes with other forerunners–but not all the time. But they definitely don’t fit in with the mainstream.
In fact, forerunners are usually about five years ahead of the mainstream; sometimes more.
But this job of forerunner is an actual calling in the Body of Christ. It’s not a calling that’s celebrated, for sure. It’s not a calling that’s talked about very much, unless you’re in a fellowship specifically made up of forerunners. But it is a calling. [Read more…]