Divine Appointments: Part 1

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Coincidences or Divine Appointments?

Is your life full of coincidences or divine appointments?  Which do you believe in?  People and circumstances fill our lives daily, but do we recognize them as from the hand of God?  For all of us, speaking especially for myself, it becomes very easy to think the people we encounter or the things that happen to us are just a part of daily life in motion. Even as Christians, we might tend to forget that God orchestrates these moments for a purpose.

So, have you ever had a divine appointment?  I believe the answer is most certainly yes! But, did you recognize it and take full advantage of the encounter?  It could be as simple as a meeting with another person that has been specifically and unmistakably ordered by God.  Yet, I sometimes wonder how many of these supernaturally scheduled meetings we miss because we don’t have our “spiritual radar” turned on—we’re not looking at life with the right perspective.

We Believe…

Well, one thing I can assure you is at Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center we believe the women and men that walk through our doors every single day are divine appointments in our lives and theirs!  And, by “our lives,” I am referring to YOU the person reading this blog post with a connection to this ministry, YOU the volunteer that sacrifices your time to counsel these individuals, YOU the donor who graciously shares your resources to support the Care Center, YOU our prayer partners who pray over these daily appointments, and US the staff of this important ministry to the community.

Every day these divine appointments allow God to use us to change lives.  At the Care Center, we see God change lives everyday as we act as His “hands and feet” to many young women and men who feel lost due to their own choices or circumstances.  It’s our purpose to empower them to make life-affirming choices; we believe their lives are valuable!  We do that through several means, like education and information. But also by reassuring them God has a plan for their life and the life of their baby. Nothing catches God by surprise.

Walk for Life

I can tell you that seeing God set up these “chance meetings” is a thrill beyond comparison.  That’s why I’m excited about my involvement with Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center and the upcoming event, Walk for Life! This is our opportunity to see God provide for the work of the Care Center through supporters like you. Please consider joining with us on Saturday, April 18, for the Walk so we can continue to see divine appointments in 2015!

 

Jessica Knapp recently joined our staff as the Development Director and previously worked in the non-profit sector for the YMCA, as well as a Pregnancy Care Center in Tampa, Florida. We welcome her to our team!

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