Experienced Outreach Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Retreats, Pastoral Counseling, Fundraising, and Pastoral. Strong community and social services professional with a Doctor of Ministry, (D.Min) focused in Church, Society and Mission from Adventist University of Africa, Kenya.
Adventist, a member of any of various Christian sects emphasizing belief in the imminent second coming of Christ.
During the religious revival that swept the American frontier in the early 19th century that William Miller (1782–1849), whose speculations launched the Adventist movement, began to preach. Miller, while an officer in the U.S. Army in the War of 1812, had become a skeptic. Converted to the Baptist faith during the 1820s, he began to study the Bible, especially the prophetic books of Daniel and the Revelation to John. Primarily on the basis of his interpretation of Daniel 8:14, which spoke of 2,300 days, he concluded that Christ would return about 1843. He began to preach in 1831 and soon emerged as the leader of a popular movement. As the year 1843 approached, Miller predicted more specifically that Christ would return between March 21, 1843, and March 21, 1844.
Joseph was pushed into a pit and he came out stronger. The three Hebrew boys were pushed into a fiery furnace and they came out stronger. Daniel was pushed into a lions’ den and he came out stronger. Anytime God pushes the stars into the dark skies, they shine. Anytime God pushes you into a test, you’ll come out as the best. Job got doubles for his troubles. “Count it all joy… when you meet trials of various kinds” (James 1:2). God loves you! ©Michael
(God’s Push Is Not An Ambush)
A bird called her child to join her at the edge of a tree branch. For two times the little bird told her mom; “momma am afraid.” On the third call, the little bird took a bold step to join her mother at the edge of the branch. As soon as she got there, her mother pushed her and she began to fly. What happened next is history!
Our greatest abilities & potentials are unleashed in the midst of sore tests and fiery trials. “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials” (Seneca). Don’t mistake God’s push on your life as an ambush. The best in David was brought out by Goliath—a man poised to kill him. Anything God sends your way is not meant to kill you but meant to fill you. Oscar Wilde once said; “what seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”