Guess what? I’m so happy to share my first short video about my book with you today!
The book is called “Secrets of the Father’s Heart: 16 Keys That will Free You From Rejection and Unleash Your God-Given Ministry.” It’s all about spiritual fatherhood: how God fathers us; the rights and privileges we can legally claim as His kids; how His fathering frees us from rejection and brings us into freedom and love; and how we can and must become spiritual fathers and mothers to others.
This is a subject about which I’m extremely passionate. People are broken and hurting, and they need Jesus. And even after they do come to Jesus, people can’t grow without being raised up. Yes, the Holy Spirit can do the fathering all by Himself. He has, many times. But He works much faster if we let Him flow through us as we get life-on-life with fellow believers and father them!
My heart burns for this subject. But more importantly, so does the heart of Christ. Jesus’ most important work on earth–other than redeeming mankind–was fathering the twelve disciples. He poured into them. He raised them up. He taught them. He did ordinary life together with them.
And by getting life-on-life with them, He not only changed their lives forever, but used them to change the entire world from that time until now.
When Jesus ascended back to Heaven, He left us this sacred charge: “Go and make disciples.” It is a charge to do what He did. It was a charge to become spiritual fathers and mothers and pour into PEOPLE… BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE THE FRUIT THAT REMAIN.
So here’s my first video about my book. By the grace of God, the book should be coming out next year. (I am working on the finishing the edits I got back from my editor.) Your prayers would be much appreciated as I work to get this message out. I really believe the enduring work of the Church today must be to raise up sons and daughters, who become fathers and mothers, who raise up more sons and daughters, who become fathers and mothers. This is the only way we can effectively make disciples like Jesus called us to do.
Do you have any thoughts or questions about this subject? I’d love to hear about them if so! Please leave them in the comments!