Steve Singletary
Steve Singletary

Getting It Right

Most of us have heard it said, “You need the right tool for the right job”.  It really does matter if you think about it.  Imagine trying to spread a little mustard on your bread with, say, a shovel. Or trying to brush your teeth with a broom. Absurd.

Now imagine trying to get home on January 28th, 2014 in a two wheel drive car.  Also absurd. Very few of us saw that one coming and yet there we were, trying to collect children, spouses and groceries along with every other “expert” snow driver in Birmingham. What a mess. Normally I would have been right in there with the best of them, just spinning my wheels…ah, but this time was different. This time, I had a magic button. No really. I had a magic button. On my dashboard there is a knob that reads “4 wheel lock”. I turned the knob and magic!. I drove right around the snarled masses, up steep icy hills and over the next ridge to my destination. It was unbelievable. I am (like most Birminghamites), not a good snow driver. That didn’t matter; I had the magic button, the right tool for the right job. It really did make all the difference.

Now think about your spiritual walk. What “tools” are you using? Any? The right ones? Are you trying to spread some spiritual mustard using a shovel?  This is really worth thinking about.  The right tool for the right time means we are equipped to succeed.

Hebrews 13:20-21 says, “May the God of peace…equip you with everything good, to do His will…”

His desire is for you and me, is to be equipped with the right tool(s) for the right job, so that we will succeed in doing His will.

Here at The Center for Executive Leadership, it is our most sincere desire to help equip you with the right tools for the right job spiritually.

Take advantage of the resources available to you. Otherwise, you might find yourself trying to navigate a snowy slope in spiritual two-wheel drive.


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