June Hunt on Purpose in Life

At the beginning of each new year, one thing is on most everyone’s mind: New Year’s resolutions. The new year provides a fresh start to change something … especially to quit an old harmful habit or to start a new healthy one. Our intentions are good, but as you know, New Year’s resolutions rarely last. I believe one reason they don’t stick is because the focus is often on our efforts … rather than on our God.

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May 2014, Living a Life of Purpose

Both were powerful men, prominent leaders, progressive change-makers who dramatically altered the course of world history. Both were exceptional orators ... changing minds, hearts, and lives. Both were heralded as heroes—literally impacting millions of people—their intentions becoming actions that sent ripple effects around the world. Both were motivated by a purpose and a plan, but each took a distinctly different course. The apostle Paul was motivated by a divine purpose ... Adolf Hitler was motivated by a diabolical purpose.

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God can use even the greatest of skeptics to minister to others

Someone from Ukraine was attending June’s class at First Baptist and said, “Can we take what you are doing and go back to Ukraine and translate it and see how it might work?” So they decided to translate an inexpensive booklet first. Since very good reports came back from that trial run, we decided to do a full translation of all of our topics. That was back in 1996.

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I get the opportunity to listen to people who are struggling and share what God’s word says

it is kind of an exciting job because I never know what call it’s going to be. Somebody may be calling just saying, “hey pray for me.” You may get a call and their whole life may seem as it has just come apart at that moment.

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June Hunt on Purpose in Life

Have you ever said to yourself, I’m not going to eat that chocolate . . . and then all you can think about is . . . chocolate? In the battle with temptation—and who doesn’t fight it—we’ll shoot the arrow through our own foot every time if our thoughts are aimed downward.

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