BY LARRY, BKC President and Chief Strategist
WELCOME new members and to ALL our COMMUNITY as we continue this JOURNEY to understanding our IDENTITY and fulfilling our DESTINY.
BKC is committed to walking along side of you so that you can experience the joy and excitement of seeing your life and business be a visible expression of the goodness and power of God!
In our last edition, entitled "UNLOCKING YOUR PURPOSE" we shared that there are five Kingdom Keys to unlock closed doors (click here to read more).
In today's newsletter, entitiled "A NEW PARADIGM" we learn when Moses was called by God from his forty years in the desert to lead the people out of Egypt, God first changed his paradigm about his shepherd’s staff which represented his work life as a shepherd. God told him He was going to perform miracles through his staff (Exod. 4:17).
A shepherd was considered a very lowly profession by the Egyptians. Moses had a time of breaking in the desert which separated him from all that he learned in Egypt. Many times, the way God calls us into His purpose in our work life is through a hardship of some kind.
God will often “break” our staff, or our vocation, in order to reshape and re-commission us. The purpose of the breaking is not to destroy us, but to bring us to a place of willingness to lay down our vocations so that God can use them for His purposes. The breaking prepares our heart for the new calling. God required Moses to lay down his staff in order for him to see it as something that had power. He had not viewed his work life as a shepherd as having any power.
God was instructing Moses to lay down that which represented his life and calling, so that He could transform it and raise it up for His purposes. Once Moses laid his staff down and then took it back up, a significant change took place. It was no longer his shepherd’s staff; it was the “staff of God”.
God’s staff has power. After Moses’ staff became God’s, it was used as the instrument of deliverance and transformation for the people of God. It delivered people out of the slavery of Egypt through one of the most dramatic miracles of all time — the parting of the Red Sea (see Ex. 14:16). Moses’ staff transformed a people from slavery to freedom and was used to demonstrate his God-given authority.
How about you? Are you willing for God to use your “staff” to bring a people out of bondage?
Transformation starts with a CEO and a PURPOSE. Not just any CEO. Not just any PURPOSE. BKC is designed to help leaders who are receptive to God's influence on their everyday business decisions with a process and a support group from other CEOs who have made the committment. Let us help you:
1) BECOME the Priest and King / Seer and Doer you were created to be.
2) IDENTIFY what needs to change in your life / business and develop an action plan to create greater eternal value and fulfill your Kingdom Destiny.
3) TOGETHER we can help others do the same!
Using your UNIQUE GIFTS and the POWER GOD freely gives, our Kingdom Advancement Team has a common vision for REFORMATION: To help you build Great Companies that Glorify and Advance the Kingdom of God.
Start now, with our proven Three Step REFORMATION Process and request a Complimentary Business Review. Today, we declare that you are developing an "ADVANCING ATTITUDE" and that God's favor go before you and make your way successful.
A special thanks to our friend Os Hillman at TGIF, author and coach for his insights on today's message.
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