Ops' PositionSeries: Kingdom Build
Leaders often face opposition from those around them who do not believe in the power of God to change the situation. Sometimes it is because those on the outside do not want change, progesss or a better life for others. The mocking, doubts, threats, even to the point of violence can be overwhelming. Nehemiah was able to trust in God, rally the people to work, support and defend each other without running way or giving up on the dream. There is strategic lessons of how to respond to those who are against the work of God in the individual, or the home, or the church. Keep building.