May somehow flew by and we are on the eve of our trip to the U.S.. Despite everyone’s wishes for us to “get some rest” this trip will not beÂ allowing for that. More on that in a second…
First, I need to share with you about May because it was truly a milestone month…hmm I like that title…I digress.
The great highlight of this past month was the graduation of our largest group in our 21 year history! 17 students walked across the stage of the small (by America
n standards) church stage and received their diplomas. Some were in our two year programs and others in our more rigorous and demanding four year program. All however, are active in ministry and are heading into a life of more involved ministry.
I thought it was a tremendous blessing to see the church packed out with friends and family (many of whom are non-Christians) who came to see the celebration of what their loved ones have been working for these years. They heard the gospel clearly! Not only that but many came to the follow up banquet (which was by all accounts incredible in all of its 4 courses) and heard the gospel there! Suffice to say the graduation was a smashing success.
In other news, our church is transitioning into a new stage and the aggressiveness of what we are pursuing has already begun to yield great Read more →