Friday, September 9, 2016
Where's your Mission Field?
Please join me today at Internet Café Devotions. God teaches me so much. SOOOO much. HE is faithful to keep His promises and HE blesses us when we are obedient. I am overwhelmed by the peace and comfort I've felt knowing that we were obedient to God's nudging to share the Gospel with Tyler all those years ago. The longer I serve Christ the more overwhelmed I am by how He works things together for good. Good things, bad things, seemingly insignificant things...He weaves them all together to bring about HIS plan and purpose. In the days since I first wrote this, I've found myself wondering "What's God doing here?" in so many different situations. My relationship with Tyler has encouraged me to be more aware of the people in my life and the impact being in my life could have on them. I hope it does the same for you.
Much love and BIG hugs!
Brian (my oldest) and Tyler are seniors. Tyler works at Sonic and the only time I see him these days is when I go for a half-price milkshake, but there was a time when he was a big part of my life. Tyler and Brian played little league baseball together when they were boys. Tyler lives with his grandfather just down the street from us, so many times the boys would ride to and from baseball together. After baseball, they’d climb trees and race bikes and do whatever little boys do on Saturday afternoons. In Brian’s words, they were “tight.”
Now, Brian had a system when he was little. When he realized that one of his friends didn’t know Jesus, he’d invite him to spend the night on Saturday so they could go to church with us on Sunday. He’d just keep inviting him to spend the night until we had opportunity to talk to them about Jesus. This was easy with Tyler because he usually Continue reading here.