Sunday, March 18, 2012
Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Cost of Missionary life (Some thoughts after Christmas)
|A Winter Sunset in Texas|
We attended a Caribbean missionary retreat (see earlier blog on the holidays) being held in Texas this past year. It was nice being in the US for the Christmas holidays. One day as I prepared to return to the DR I found myself in a meditative mood and jotted downs some thoughts about that very short visit, and the week with family. I found myself wrestling with a little melancholy, and tried to be positive about it.
The Plus side of the visit:
The best was to see our children and our four grandkids. We just don’t seem to see enough of them. Pictures are just not quite
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The United For Him youth event ended the last weekend of February with over 2000 young people in attendance and 30 young people publicly asking Jesus to take control of their lives. Every weekend was outstanding. The Christian artists and musicians all shared testimonies and encouragement from their hearts. It was amazing how many had come from very poor beginnings, and tremendously adverse situations. They were truly a testimony of what Jesus can do with a life that is given to him.
|Romy Ram, Nestor Ortega, and Ironman, three Urban musicians that ministered from the heart!|
On hand for that last night was the Calvary Academy Senior class from Lakewood, New Jersey. They performed some exciting dramas, and their team leader David Murphy shared a challenging spiritual message. They were with us for a week and ministered in different churches and public