I had the privilege of attending a BGMC conference this past week in Springfield, Missouri. BGMC stands for “Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge”. In Assembly of God churches, boys and girls are challenged to help missionaries meet the needs of people around the world by giving sacrificially, praying, and by being open to God’s call to BE a missionary someday.
It was so inspirational to hear stories from the missionaries about what a huge difference kids are making by having a heart of compassion and acting upon it.
But that’s not what this post is about. Oops. I guess I’m still really excited about it!
On the last night of the conference, we had the opportunity to attend the Moses show at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Branson. The theatre’s tagline is “Bringing the Bible to life through story, song, and spectacular effects”. Spectacular it was! (If you ever have the opportunity to see one of their shows, I highly recommend it.)
OK, so get on with it, Caryn. What’s the point of this post? 🙂
At the show, through other people’s amazing creativity, I got to imagine on a deeper level just what life may have been like for Moses. The part that kept me thinking long after the show was over, was just how inadequate and insecure Moses may have felt about God’s calling on his life to lead God’s people out of slavery and into freedom.
The story happens in the first few chapters of Exodus in the Old Testament.
Chapter 1 – As a baby, Moses is put in a basket that floats down the Nile river, and he is saved and raised by Pharaoh’s wife.
Chapter 2 – One day, after Moses had grown up, he goes out to where …