Where Will I Be in Five Years

I have been involved in interviewing candidates for a couple of different jobs during the last month. One of our interview questions had to do with where the candidate did NOT want to be in the next 5 years. The responses we received varied a lot but generally led to discussions about where the candidate did plan or hope to be in that time frame.
Those kinds of discussions always remind me that God does have a plan and a purpose for everyone. Sometimes those plans are revealed clearly to us and other times they unfold slowly over a period of time with twists and turns that surprise us. So although I know it’s good to plan, strategize and develop resources, I also know it’s good to be flexible. The Bible says in Proverbs 20:24
Proverbs 20:24 Man’s steps are ordained by the LORD, who can know his own way?
Yes, we can and should make plans. But we must always remember that it is God who ordains and orders our steps.

About pastorpstephens

I have been blessed to have served as a pastor, a chaplain and to have been involved in other ministries throughout the years. My wife Marta and I have been blessed with a wonderful family that includes our daughter, her husband and their two daughters and our son and his wife and their son. Each of them are very special to us so please keep them all in your prayers. One truth that I always try to share with people I meet is that anything God asks you to do, He will help you to do. God has your back.
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