Many women have shared their lives and their stories with us over the years and we praise God for that. I would like to share some of these with you and I hope you will see how God is using this ministry to support our community.
“You need to give them a reason to stay that is bigger than themselves and connects them to the heart of God.”
We must pay attention to this! The trend of dispersed peoples is only growing. When you factor in modern technology and transportation, hard-to-access peoples may now be easier to reach than at any point in history.
The world’s population is now over 7.5 billion people. So, how do we go about reaching them? Here are a few practical ways to help you get started.
Our days were long, and our sleep was short, but our experiences were unmeasurable. Each morning we took the nearly two hour trek from the hotel to the mountain to spend the day working alongside Cristo el Salvador in their mission to reach the people of Jicamarca. Our mornings were filled with hugs, smiles and broken conversations with children who were excited to see us and hear about Jesus.
Giving to the poor is a central principle in Christian living. But is there a time when our generosity could be doing more harm than good? According to experts in poverty relief, the answer is yes.
One of our team’s assignments for the week was to lead the church in a marriage conference. We conducted several sessions teaching scriptural principles on the roles of husbands and wives, and parents and children.
Our students got to see what Christ is up to in the most lost major city in North America (99.3% of the population are unbelievers).
Sometimes they sit and look at us with blank expressions when we ask questions about the Bible lesson, making us wonder if they understood a word we said. But we love them and we are committed to having an eternal impact on their lives!
Five years ago I went on my first disaster relief trip. It was a three months after Hurricane Sandy, and the northeast was still picking up the pieces.