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August 16, 2012

Today Mackenzie Byersdorf is guest posting on NoSuperHeroes. She is a friend and co-worker in Youth With A Mission. She is an up and coming blogger in the Mommy Blog World at pintsizedmama.com.
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For most of my life I’ve wanted to be in full-time ministry. There’s just something so life-giving about getting to serve people and see them blossom in their relationship with the Lord. So when I joined Youth With A Mission in 2008, I felt like I’d found my groove. I began to recognize my spiritual gifts, I was pushed to try new things, and I loved being a part of what God was doing in the lives of those around me. I felt pretty confident in who I was and what I had to offer, in terms of ministry.

Throw in one sweet baby, and the confidence I had in my calling was hanging on by a thread.