“You are like a bulldozer” he said. Wow. That was interesting to hear. I wasn’t sure I liked him saying that. What did it mean? I understand better now what this prophetically gifted man was referring to. I’ve come to believe that to see DMMs (Disciple Making Movements) we need to move in a Bulldozer anointing, pressing through obstacles until we get to the breakthrough God wants to give.
In life we all face obstacles. This has got to be even more true for those who are boldly pursuing the release of a movement of disciples among the unreached. We face financial obstacles, visa related obstacles, persecution related problems, family issues, discipleship and marriage problems and many other things. Big or small, the obstacles come with regular frequency. What we do when faced with a barrier that stands in our way determines what kind of a leader we become and what results we will see.
Joshua faced big barriers when he moved into the Promised land as well. A huge one he faced right away was the fortified city of Jericho. Big walls. No way in. No way over. Armies that were bigger than his. What did he do?
He didn’t get stuck. He didn’t retreat. He certainly didn’t give up. No, he simply listened to God and found a way to destroy the barrier he faced. God showed him an unusual strategy to “get the job done” in relationship to Jericho. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He is able to makes the walls fall down!
What barrier is making you feel overwhelmed today? What situation are you facing that looks impossible? Ask God to fill you with a breakthrough anointing. Be a spiritual bulldozer. Tear down that wall through prayer and obedience to His instructions.
Obstacles make us stronger if we respond to them in faith not fear, if we listen to God and obey rather than pull back and stop fighting. Dmms are more than possible. They are on God’s heart and a part of His will. Are you ready to drive that spiritual bulldozer now?