Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Winding down or gearing up?

That is the question in my mind right now...
In one sense I am winding down, because I have just finished the July DTS, outreach is over the students have their certificates, and it is done, just finishing up a few last minute details.
In the other sense I am gearing up because I believe that God has a lot for me, and I want to be ready for it. One things most every DTS students and staff will ask is whats next? For me I seem to have a few options open to me. But I can only pick one, or at best maybe 2. So I have to be spending time with the Lord over what should I be focusing on for the next 6 months or so. That is where I would like some help. I would like to ask you, to consider praying for me. Praying that I receive guidance from the Lord as to what His will is for me in this next season.
Some of the options are: doing a School of Music in Missions, another would be working in maintenance to help out with the workload, in case I haven't told you we are doing a lot of construction around here. We are converting half our internet cafe/hang out spot into offices because we will be dropping our lease of the main offices, and we will have to house communications, reception, accounts, and all of our archives in the warehouse, which is tight as is. So there is a lot of construction going on, and more for the future. Of course I am talking to the leadership about what I can a may not be able to do. Things like visa restrictions, and my job description require me to focus on some jobs and not others. So things are moving but not as fast as I, the microwave generation, would like them to move. That is okay! God has his timing and his will, and I just want to do what He wants me to do.
I would also like to let you guys know that I still need outreach fees. About $380 to be exact. So I would love your prayers to help me see this money raised.
There is also a little bird that might be talking about flying home for Christmas, but due to other jobs, I may not be able to leave until December 24th. So a few quick prayers would be much appreciated
Friends I thank you very much for taking time out to read this and I hope to see some of you soon! God Bless

Your friend down under


Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Coming to a close:(

Well, I am in McDonald's right now paying a fair bit of money for wireless internet, but such is the life of a 21st century missionary! I love it!!!! Well this is the last week of outreach, and needless to say I am getting a bit reflective. as I look back I see time where I could have done more, or done less, but I feel so happy with how things have gone! People lives have been changed, weather it was us telling them about who Jesus is and making him realty o them, or encouraging them in the current walk, or challenging them to more of God. We have seen an amazing response, there should be a few more people coming to impact summer this year, Impact summer is a summer program we run that is basically a mini dts for people who are not yet old enough to do a full DTS. I hope to get involved with it this year!

This outreach has shown me a lot about Gods character, and I have seen a lot more of my self than I planned to, or at time more then I want to see. But I thank the Lord for this outreach, things have been birthed, and I can't wait to see what will be born, in however long it takes to develop. I love you all, and hopefully I will be seeing you soon, if you live in LA, San Francisco, or the Woodlands!