more than available
I have come to believe that the concept of “More Than Available” is far more behavior than logistics. Time is often related to a calendar, time blocks, and meeting deadlines. One can say “I am free at this time” or “my calendar is arranged for the month”, but I want to address behavior. There is available and then there is ... more than available.
The importance of being more than available hinges upon who you are making yourself available too. As a leader, who is pushing the kingdom of God forward, it is important to be more than available to your Creator first. This mindset not simply says “I am ready” but rather, “I am seeking an encounter”. Or further, “for you, there are no time blocks, the time is unlimited”. This posture begins with God.
Then, and only then, can it flow to your people, those you lead. A leader can have a full calendar and a more than available mindset. Let me say that again. A leader can have a full calendar and a more than available mindset. This is the beauty of believing that behavior matters no matter what the calendar says.
I have come to find out that people, especially if they are close to you, can discern your level of availability. Many can offer I am available, but few offer the more. It is the heart posture, the listening, and the follow up that creates the more. God gave you this gift and He desires you to be in that more minority.
Will you take the opportunity?