From Mind to Heart

August 5th, 2019 Posted by Class of 2019

Hello, I am Riley Pospisil, and have had the honor to be a part of the School of Justice and Mission. Jesus has transformed my life in many ways, but I will only address one. The main way that Jesus changed me was showing me my true identity. The Holy Spirit has shown me that I am more than just a person on this Earth but that I am a minister of the gospel. He showed me that I am a “royal priesthood” and a “new creation.” These are things that I knew mentally, but being here, the Lord has really made it real and has worked this identity in me. On multiple occasions, I had to ask God, “Are you sure?” Looking back at it now, I think that every time I asked it was a face smack moment. As if he was frustrated, which he probably was. This past week, I had the opportunity to partake in a Restore session, which is something that I have never of before. During this, I had to tackle some hard things that I’ve pressed far down and things that I didn’t even know I needed to bring up. God was very present during that experience and during the entire school of showing me and molding me into the person, He has called me.

God has empowered me to fight for justice for those who are spiritually empty. What I mean is those who do not know their identity and who do not know Jesus. Throughout this school, God has given me a vision of a church plant. One, that He is calling me to and wants me to lead one day but as for now the Lord just wants me to be considering His will all the time for those around me. Practically, this looks taking time to pray over people and hear God’s heart for them and follow through with what I have heard. Yet all this stems from one thing, knowing my identity in Christ Jesus. Thank you for identifying my identity. I cannot wait to see where the Lord takes me now that I know who I am in my heart rather than in my head.


Riley Pospisil
2019 Student