Over the last 5 years or so, our family has faced a great deal of adversity. We’ve cared for sick loved ones. We’ve battled unexpected health issues. We’ve lost a baby.
Sometimes life is hard. During seasons of adversity, it’s wise to hunker down at home and slow down the pace of life. You can’t serve the body well if your home front is bleeding and bruised.
However, that doesn’t mean that your calling to tell the world about Jesus is on hold. It just means that your battleground has changed. Instead of going out into the world to reach the lost, your home becomes a display case for God’s glory to shine. How you respond to adversity may speak the Truth louder than a Gospel tract or sermon.
The world is watching. How will you use your valley season to spread the Good News? As you press into Jesus as a family, there will be several opportunities to share.
How to Be a Missionary without Leaving Your House
Even if you are hunkered down at home, you can be a missionary. Get creative. Share your story and watch God move in unexpected ways as you live out the Gospel.
Lyli Dunbar loves teaching. For 17 years, she mentored teenagers in the Christian school setting, and now she has serves as Associate Director of Curriculum at Trinity International University Florida. Lyli married her Prince Charming in her 40’s and has a heart for encouraging young couples and singles in God’s waiting room. She enjoys road trips with her husband, connecting with women through Bible study, and reading way too many books. Lyli writes about life lessons and faith on her personal blog. You may also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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