One of the reasons that airplanes crash is due to an invisible, powerful wind shear that suddenly forces a plane downward with such pressure that it cannot recover. The problem with wind shears is that they are difficult to detect. They seemingly come from out of nowhere. This is sort of like the difficulties and issues you face in your life. You are flying along, minding your own business, doing the best you can, then all of a sudden, a “wind shear” impacts you. Some unexpected burst of opposition comes upon you and threatens to make you crash.
 
Some unexpected burst of opposition comes upon you and threatens to make you crash.
 
For airplanes, aviation experts have developed a technology to address this. It’s called Doppler radar. This meteorological marvel has the ability to see the unseeable, read it and let incoming pilots know what they have to contend with.
 
A wise pilot always pays close attention, because he or she understands that the radar can see and understand what they cannot. The pilot would be a fool to trust his or her instincts and ignore the radar. Similarly, you and I would be foolish to trust our instincts and take our focus off of the One who can see the unseeable in our own lives and help us to make sense of that which is targeted at us with the intention to cause us to crash.
 
Let’s stay connected to each other and to God as we navigate the uncharted air up ahead.
 
God wants you to keep your focus on Him especially as we enter this new year and to focus on His goodness, rather than on the problems that Satan sends your way. It is only when you keep a kingdom focus that you will experience what it means to live as an overcomer. I want to wish you all God’s best in 2023. Let’s stay connected to each other and to God as we navigate the uncharted air up ahead.
 
Check out more from Dr. Tony Evans @tonyevans.org

About The Author

Dr. Tony Evans

Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. While addressing the practical issues of today, Dr. Evans is known as a relevant expositor. New and veteran pastors alike regard him as a pastor of pastors and a father in the faith.


At the heart of this vision is the use of church and school partnerships to effect spiritual and social change in communities. Dr. Evans’ church and school outreach philosophy has been attributed as a catalyst for former President George W. Bush’s Faith Based Initiative, which was his first formal act of office. Dr. Evans seeks to train churches, schools and volunteers in this philosophy, as well as in the functional practicalities, through the National Church Adopt-A-School Initiative which is a ministry underneath the umbrella of The Urban Alternative.


Dr. Evans serves as president of The Urban Alternative, a national ministry that seeks to restore hope and transform lives through the proclamation and the application of the Word of God. His daily radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on more than 850 radio outlets throughout the United States and in more than 80 countries.


Dr. Evans has written numerous books and booklets including his legacy work, Oneness Embraced, as well as his vision work, The Kingdom Agenda. Some of his most recent books includes, Kingdom Man, A Moment For Your Soul, Marriage Matters, and Victory in Spiritual Warfare.



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