It is nice to be all under one roof again.... Well almost all of us!
Once we get those elusive LOAs, we will be one giant step closer to getting Corrie and Cooper here too!
One of my favorite things Katie Lyn told me about the trip is the way the Nicaraguan women minister to each other. She was able to tag along on some visits to some home bound sisters in Christ, and she was amazed at what she witnessed. She said the Nicaraguan women come to others in need with the Word of God, with hymns and praise songs, and with fervent prayer. She said its not like how we minister. We bring food when there is a need. She said the only food they bring is the Word!
Isn't that what people need the most? I was encouraged and convicted all at the same time. Those Nicaraguan women pour themselves into ministry like this. Do I? Or do I just offer a quick word like "I'm praying for you" and maybe bring a meal and then go to my next task? I want to be a woman who pours. I want to minister to my children like this... To Rob... And to my Sisters in need. The powerful Word of God is the main thing we need to bring to others. Food is helpful, of course! But through Katie Lyns trip I am challenged to give more to others than I have been. So thankful for the way God works through ways we cannot imagine!
Colossians 3:16-17 "Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of The Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him."