As you know, on January 12, 2010 a magnitude 7 earthquake devastated the country of Haiti. The Lord has opened up an opportunity for me to go and minister there. In 3 weeks, I will be going with a group of people from my church to Les Cayes, Haiti. A way that you can be a part of the missions trip is to be praying for the team and for the Haitian people.
Here are a few prayer requests:
~ Please pray that God will provide the financial, physical, and spiritual needs of those going on this trip.
~ That God would provide safe travels to those going to Haiti. Also, for strength of mind and body as we endure the heat, humidity, and all the challenges we will face.
~ Pray for fruitful ministry opportunities to unbelievers and to the "needy".
~ Pray for the team to be in one mind and unified in one Spirit.
~ Pray that God will be glorified and that lives will be changed by His mercy and grace.
Happy Father's Day to all you fathers, especially mine :) I am so grateful for your guidance and leadership in the home, for loving your wives as Christ loves the church, and for being there for your children.
I would like to recommend a book to people of all ages:
When I Don't Desire God, How to Fight for Joy- John Piper
Here's the synopsis taken straight from the back of the book:
For over thirty years, John Piper has been trumpeting the truth that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” He calls it Christian Hedonism.
The problem is that many people, after being persuaded, find out that this truth is both liberating and devastating. It’s liberating because it endorses our inborn desire for joy. And it’s devastating because it reveals that we don’t desire God the way we should.
When you discover the biblical truth that God commands our happiness in him, the absolutely urgent question becomes: What can I do if I don’t have it? With the heart of a pastor and with radical passion for the glory of Christ, John Piper wants to help you answer that question.
I pray that the one's that read this book will be blessed as much as I have by it!
"Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world."
This verse is the driving force for this blog. I pray that through these posts that awareness will increase as to how we are to care for the fatherless.
"Thus says the Lord: "Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty man glory in his might, nor let the rich man glory in his riches; But let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight," says the Lord."
Travel the Road
Come along with Will and Tim as they go from country to country spreading the Word of God!