Leaving for Thailand

by:  Holly Myers, CKM Speaker

We're leaving for Thailand tomorrow. Me and nine others are going to Bangkok to share the Gospel with unreached people groups. We're partnering with a Christian school, whose student population is 100% Buddhist to teach English through Bible stories, crafts, songs and games. For many kids, this will be the first time they've ever heard the name Jesus. 

As I pack last minute items and gather my belongings, I hear God calling me to do one thing and that is to TRUST Him. This trip is His doing, His plan and I believe with my whole heart He has already gone before us. 

God's gifts and His call are irrevocable. {Romans 11:29}

I've been praying and seeking God as I prepare to lead the team, and want to share a few things I'm learning.

We have to be intentional to keep our heart, eyes and thoughts on God - above all else. If we're not prepared spiritually, we can't love. We can't serve out of an empty cup. Emptiness will quickly become a means to no longer following through. For us, the mission trip could suddenly just become a trip.

We have to keep ourselves in God's word. Knowing His word is one thing but embracing it with the intention to do what it says moves us out of comfort and into the impossible. We have to pray and ready ourselves for lots of change and maybe even confusion or frustration (like my luggage may never make it). 

We have to expect immeasurably more. When we position ourselves in the shadow of the cross, we are positioning God to blow our mind. We suddenly see like Him and no longer look at our environment or the people who surround us as accidental. 

I am excited. I am nervous. I have no idea how to speak Thai. I don't know anyone BUT more than my fear of the unknown, we serve a God who has chosen & equipped us to take His name to Thailand. 

Will you pray for our team? 

Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the Gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. {Ephesians 6:19} 
  About the Author: Holly is a pastor's wife, mom of two teen girls, church planter, speaker and ministry leader. She and her husband, Richard, founded Revolution Church in North Carolina where she's also the President of Unbound Ministries. Holly also serves CKM as an itinerant speaker.  She is passionate about helping others surrender to God's beautiful grace. She has experience freedom from her own struggles with self-image and desires to help others experience the same freedom in Christ that comes through surrendering to His grace.  She loves to share her story with youth groups and at ladies events. She specializes in encouraging messages about freedom, identity in Christ and embracing God-sized dreams. Want more Holly? Watch now! If you would like to request Holly to speak at one of your upcoming events, contact us.

 

About the Author: Holly is a pastor's wife, mom of two teen girls, church planter, speaker and ministry leader. She and her husband, Richard, founded Revolution Church in North Carolina where she's also the President of Unbound Ministries. Holly also serves CKM as an itinerant speaker. 

She is passionate about helping others surrender to God's beautiful grace. She has experience freedom from her own struggles with self-image and desires to help others experience the same freedom in Christ that comes through surrendering to His grace. 

She loves to share her story with youth groups and at ladies events. She specializes in encouraging messages about freedom, identity in Christ and embracing God-sized dreams.

Want more Holly? Watch now!

If you would like to request Holly to speak at one of your upcoming events, contact us.