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This is one of my best friends’ babies. In her hands is a custom order from someone who’s friend lost her son to suicide last week. A son who was this age once. A son who was fiercely loved and valued and squeezed tight. A son who will always be their baby. My heart cannot fathom the overwhelming grief. Our only hope? To lift our eyes to the One who is our help in every season and situation. Jesus, come quickly.
It seems the Lord is teaching me a deeper (more experiential) meaning of what Paul talks about when he describes servants of God as “sorrowful, yet always rejoicing” (2 Corinthians 6:10a). • You see, there is so much good happening. So much joy, provision, and depth of community. So many doors opening. So many opportunities to minister and be ministered to. So much love and humility and grace and kindness and care that it has made me—quite literally—cry into a plate of chicken and waffles from the mercy of it all. • These scattered beams can only be explained by the Lord, who is dropping joy bombs and grace explosions all around. • But it’s not all chicken and waffles. • (Link to blog post in profile ❤️)
“All in all, it was a never-to-be forgotten summer—one of those summers which comes seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going—one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends, and delightful doings, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.” -L.M. Montgomery
“[It is] as if [David] had said, Separated from God I am nothing, and all that I attempt to do ends in nothing; but when I come to Him, I find an abundant supply of strength. It is highly necessary for us to consider what we are without God; for no man will cast himself wholly upon God, but he who feels himself in a fainting condition, and who despairs of the sufficiency of his own powers. We will seek nothing from God but what we are conscious of wanting in ourselves. ...the reason why God is represented as a portion is, because He alone is abundantly sufficient for us, and because in Him the perfection of our happiness consists.” -John Calvin, on Psalm 73:26

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More Than 55 Countries?!

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W H A T.

The latest RTM Magazine has been downloaded in more than 55 countries already.

Blue dots = countries in the 10×40 window
Pink dots = countries on the Open Doors World Watch List

AMAZING. (I still can’t believe this is my JOB!May God’s glory be magnified as His Gospel goes out.

Have you downloaded it yet? Check it out for yourself here.

Ahh, Soli Deo Gloria.

4 comments on “More Than 55 Countries?!

  1. Amanda says:

    This is amazing! I look forward to reading the magazine. Thank you for all that you do. I love to read and edit, but God has called me to work with children right now. I just want to let you know that you have inspired me through your blog to enjoy the scattered beams but seek the Lord more. Thanks, and I look forward to more of your posts. God bless you and keep on reflecting the Son.

    1. Amanda! Wow, thank you so much for this. Thank you for taking the time to write and for your obedience to the Lord in this season. He is made much of in your faithfulness to Him (which is a reflex of His faithfulness to you). ❤

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