My wife and I
are here in the island of L. for two
weeks. Tried for the first time to teach hermeneutics, expository preaching and
centrality of Christ all as one subject to our Pastors and Church leaders in
the area. I told them they are my "guinea pigs".
blessed our time together. They enjoyed and learned fast how to
"accurately handle the Word of truth". They will come back Monday. O
that God will send out men who will herald His glory without counting the cost,
not easily distracted by the inticing noise and glamour of the world! (Wanted
to do this all over the island equipping as many men as God enables this old man.)
Appreciate your continued support particularly in prayers.
We are excited
and prayed with rejoicing for the opening of your seminary in August. God's
method in reaching out the world are men red hot in their love for God and
restless until Christ's glory is proclaimed, honored and worshiped by sinners
The burden to
train men lays heavily in my heart. Coming January 2019 I will be focusing in
our seminary extension in the L. Island,
particularly based at our mission’s sites We
have facilities ready for holding regular classes. Please pray for God's
provisions not only of needed financial and material resources but for God
raising up the men to be trained, equipped for the work of ministry. (This will
also coincide our aim at starting classes in January at our Tribal Bible
Institute in South C. headed by our seminary
graduates from the tribes).
Coming up here
in B. will be a big transition for me and my
bride Fely. Need your prayers for us recognizing more graying hairs are coming
in our heads and that of getting slower: simply old. But the joy of the Lord is
O how short the
days are and there's so much that needs to be done. Let us work while it is
still day. Night is coming when
no one can work... Love you all.