I asked myself, “What is God calling me to do during this time?”
It’s the weirdest feeling being a missionary and not being able to do all that God called you to do in a nation. I am standing in the middle of the mission field, but I can’t go and preach. I can’t do Kidz Club. I can’t even go to church. At the moment it looks like all the doors around us are closed. But what is God calling us to do during this time?
It makes me so upset to hear people saying that, through all this “God is trying to get our attention” or “God is preparing us for something”. Not one part of this virus has been sent from God. He did not allow it for a reason and He’s not trying to teach you something through it. He’s not doing this so people seek Him more. Don’t hate. It’s the truth.
Look at the big picture for a moment. This nonsense has shut down churches, stopped missions, and closed down ministries. Why would a God that wants nothing more then a “harvest of souls” send a virus that would put a stop on the Kingdom?. He would not. 🤷🏼♀️
Instead of catching up on your Netflix, I dare you to ask God, “What are you calling me to do during this time?” I could have gone home. I could be with my family, but God called me here. Even though a big part of me wanted to leave, I stayed, because I saw the big picture.
So here is a message for the believers in Jesus:
All of heaven is relying on you. Wherever you are, God put you there for such a time as this. Don’t lose your fire. Even on the worst day, we still have the greatest God. What is God calling you to do at this time?
For the sake of souls, pray. For the sake of the harvest, pray. Nothing can happen in the nation until it is first prayed in the Spirit.
I challenge you, during this time to make others want to know God because of you.
My current situation:
Now for those who are interested, I am going to explain what’s been happening in Chiquimulilla.
First of all, I am white. Being in a small town where there are not many foreigners I already stand out. The other day I left the house and all eyes were on me. Before I knew it there were rumors going around that I have the virus because I am an American. It made me laugh until I realized how effective the rumors became. For my own protection, I have to stay indoors as much as I can. This way I will not be moved far away and put in quarantine.
I was given the option to go home but I’ve been praying and seeking God and I hear him telling me that I’m right where He wants me. My best friend Eivy, moved in with me so I’m not alone and we have been interceding together every morning. “Heaven is coming! And I hear the prayers of my children.” Tears filled my eyes when I heard God tell me that this morning.
Best friend Eivy: She hasn’t left my side. 💛
Even though we can only have five people in a room at once, House of Refuge Ministries has figured out a way to continue praying and blessing people with food twice a week while following the rules that the government has put on us. The people come and they leave happy, not just because they got some food, but also because of the peace and encouragement they receive through the Holy Spirit.
People are so loving. Many people who know me heard the rumors. They have been bringing me food and calling to make sure I am okay. Just so everyone knows, I am more then okay. I’m doing great!
2 Timothy 4:18 MSG
The Master stood by me and helped me spread the Message loud and clear to those who had never heard it. I was snatched from the jaws of the lion! God’s looking after me, keeping me safe in the kingdom of heaven. All praise to him, praise forever! Oh, yes!
Be strong and consistent in intercession. For the sake of souls. For the sake of the harvest.
⁃ Mikayla Nicole Johns