It’s a question that seems harder and harder to answer these days. It’s the question, why do people do what they do? Bringing it closer to home, why do you do what you do?
In his book by the same title, Bill Hybels talks about the concept of “holy discontent.” When the priorities that are stirring in your heart are in agreement with the priorities that are stirring in God’s heart, that powerful spiritual congruence forms would Hybels calls, you’re holy discontent.
The holy discontent in the heart of Moses led to the exodus of God’s people from 400 years of slavery in Egypt. The holy discontent in the heart of Nehemiah led to rebuilding the walls of the city of Jerusalem in just 52 days!
When I think of our church here in Tulsa, virtually every ministry we have is the result of a holy discontent that stirred in the hearts of one or more individuals . Is there a holy discontent stirring in your heart? When God infuses that holy discontent with the power of his Spirit it becomes an unstoppable force pushing back the darkness in some way shape or form in our society and shining the healing light of Jesus Christ in its place.
Is there a holy discontent stirring in your heart? May God bless you as you continue to let his light shine through you as you become more and more the leader you are meant to be!