Thanks Seth, for caring and communicating what God is revealing to you. I am believing with you Seth, that a generation is rising up that will go to the nations and bring the hope of Jesus to dark places. I was thinking all day about what you shared yesterday in your post. I also see a lack of empathy with our own kids and the younger generations and it does concern me. So I am praying about how we can be part of a change with teaching empathy. I am working with a small group of girls now and I hope and pray that by doing that, it will make a small difference in the world. I am thinking I need to do more “empathy training” with my own kids and my 10 small group girls, so am going to try to do more of it in the future. If we just read God’s word and allow these kids to think and respond, that is empathy training. I am trusting God to provide tomorrow’s missionaries! I believe He will raise them up!
as missionaries to Cambodian bar girls. The sex trade in Phnom Penh
appalls them and they are putting their lives on the line to help stop
sending out as long-term missionaries this year.
Where do we look as we seek to build a strategy to raise up the next generation of missionaries? I see hopeful signs around the world:
- Nick Hindes’ team
in Kenya has been giving up its food in order to feed 250 families who would otherwise go hungry.
- Africans like Uche from Nigeria are going to places like Sudan with the Gospel.
- As we travel to Spain in a few days to Andrew Shearman’s leadership school, we’ll be with a group of young people there who get all this and are prepared to make a difference.
different route than their peers. Together we need to commit to raising up and sending out missionaries. Many young people are beginning to wrestle with this issue at a visceral level. I believe that a generation is rising up that will go to the nations and bring the hope of Jesus to dark places.
please do any help to 35 blind pastors and 150 poor pastors and church construction and gospel of poor
may god bless you
Maybe we need to “re-think” our own “wineskins” of how & where to “missionize?” I am a missionary right here in America to the youth… I travel all over the USA, starting in my village, the neighboring villages, throughout Ohio, then other parts of USA…preaching the gospel of repentance for the remission of sins by a Father in heaven who is so in love with them, that his kindness leads to repentance, and then introducing them to the real Jesus… This is setting the fire of evangelism & mission zeal. They inside want to do it, they just have few “leaders” whether it is in their church, home, or media… These missionary-to-be youth are waiting, but how can they believe unless one is sent to tell them? It starts in the home…parents, church…pastors.
Ditto with St. Mark. We need to start sending missionaries out into America. Those of us who are going out need to also be an example to those around us. Often times, it is the people you are close to who can touch your heart and push you to change.
Look at the bright side, about 200 young people are launching in January to go and serve the world. 🙂 I am sure that plenty of them will continue what they will be starting next year, I know I most certainly will, and the group is a rowdy bunch who care about expanding the Kingdom of God. We are all like torches… all you need to do is light one to light them all.
it was good to see you at camp. You’re right – you are like torches! Thanks for being one of those who goes.
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