"Many circumstances connected with my own early life and service presented this aspect of work vividly to me; and as I think of some of them, I am reminded of how much the cause of missions is indebted to many who are never themselves permitted to see the mission field—many, it may be, who are unable to give largely of their substance, and who will be not a little surprised in the Great Day to see how much the work has been advanced by their love, their sympathy, and their prayers."
Hudson Taylor, 'A Retrospect'
Hudson Taylor, a missionary to China in the 1800's and the founder of the China Inland Mission, recognized something vitally important to every missionary around the world. The work of the mission can not be done without the support of brothers and sisters in Christ who desire to see the lost of this world come to know the Savior, Jesus Christ. Briana and I can not tell you how much we love you guys, and how much your prayers and support mean to us. The excitement you have for our calling, and the fact that we know you are praying for us is truly a blessing! We praise God for Him placing you in our lives, and for Him calling YOU to be a part of this mission.
We are now around 60% of our goal, so praise God! He is opening up new doors each week, and we have some new opportunitties coming up!
- last week I was able to speak at Lebanon Baptist Church in Greensboro. They were very excited about the ministry, and we thank them for their coming on board and being our newest partners!
- There are 3 churches that we are in contact with to have us come and share our ministry to their congregation. Please be in prayer for these possiblities.
- I am planning a trip up to Clarion to visit both churches in the area, meet students on the campus, and to allow God to give me a future vision for what He wants to do through us for the sake of His Kingdom. Please pray that God will line everything up perfectly for me to be able to speak at both churches while I am up there, and that He will open up doors not only for partnerships, but for relationships that we can build on once we move.
- Please pray that God will bless us as we continue to contact people about this ministry, and that He will call those He has chosen, and that they will be open to his call.