I feel like I’m getting behind in all the resources on BTV. How do I keep up?
Thank you so much for being part of this community! We love helping you process your heart, mind and spirit into your rightful place in Christ within.
It's not about keeping up with brilliant. It's about keeping in with Jesus. Learning to abide with Him and enjoy His daily Presence. Like the radio there are two main bands: AM and FM.
In the new man we have AM = Abiding Mode, where we learn the art of being still, dwelling and remaining in restful relationship. In this place we are not driven by performance, behavior or striving to become someone that we already are in Jesus. We are The Beloved and we have the joy and peace in believing. Process helps us to abide and engage with His total love.
In the old man we have FM = Futility Mode where our self efforts do not match The Lord's rest and peace a la Matt 11: 28-30. Identity is the key to transformation and Empowering Presence is the power within that facilitates our growth in love, joy, peace et al. In true learning, engagement is more important than speed. Great learning is always accompanied by joyful patience. There is no list of things to accomplish. The evidence of transformation is that you receive and put on the new man. That you grow up in all things in Christ.
Moving at God's speed means He is in charge of the accelerator. Sometimes it's good to be in park with the engine idling as you process in peace. There is no place to get to because you're already there in Jesus. You have to understand where "there" is in the Spirit, and relax. It's not a race; it's a beautiful journey of discovery.
" By faith Abraham obeyed when He was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going." Hebrews 11:8. Abraham walked off his map.
That is exactly what we are helping you to do in your learning. We are taking you off your normal western educational mode of learning that is so dependent on reason, logic and a mental rationale..... and The Lord is teaching you the Way, the Truth, and the Life of the Godhead and The Kingdom they created; where Wisdom, Trust and Faith are the context for Relational Learning. Practicing His Presence is entirely about knowing Who He is for you at any time and being empowered to believe, receive and experience Him. That learning uses time in a different way; by creating a rhythm in relationship rather than being bound by a schedule of achievement. It just takes a period of time to adjust and Abiding is the key to the process.
So, relax and enjoy every encounter that The Lord is lavishing on you as you learn His Way, Truth and Life.
For more on this, check out Allison Bown's video on "Making the Most of Your Time at BTV"
Click on this link: https://www.brillianttv.com/making-the-most-of-brilliant-tv-1/season:1/videos/3-with-titles
Here's another question and response on this topic:
Question: Is it okay to not finish a series you've started?
"I would like to watch this series. I would prefer this one over the one I am currently doing. I need the encounter part of the teachings."
That's great!! it's the beauty of this site. It's not program based. No-one has to finish one thing before they start another. There are no certificates being handed out. Everyones story and journey is unique and personal. We can learn relevant truth from others where our learning overlaps but The Holy Spirit is totally involved with us individually.
This site has a road map for each member which only The Spirit knows. Sometimes that may be consecutive episodes and at others He will have you jumping around like a kid in a candy store. Love the learning and be passionate about who you are becoming.
There is only one rule on this site. Ask the Lord. " What do you want me to learn next?"
There is always an encounter out there with your name on it.