Saturday, February 12, 2005

Michael Goodwin introduced me to “Christian Crack” this past week. The substance is a book called Passion for the Heart of God. In Goodwin is a missionary mobilizer for Heart of God ministries. Their heart's desire is to have every desire that God's heart has, therefore they are a group who trains and equips missionaries to go to the unreached. They describe this area as the region enclosed in the 10-40 window (10 and 40 are longitude and latitude references). They say that general statistics show that 1/3 of the earths population are self-claiming Christians, whom out of the 2Billion only 140million are "born again". The other 1/3 of the earth has access to bible and its teachings, and has a medium to discover who Jesus is. Then they said the last 2billion people on the planet have never been exposed to the gospel. They have never been told who Jesus is. Of this group 55,000 die each day. In India there is 1 missionary for every 3 million people and Northern Africa 1 missionary for every million people. This really disturbs me. How can I remain at ease knowing that God's commission is receiving this much attention?
Oh well. I'm not really sure what I'm supposed to be doing, but I'd really enjoy long-term mission work. The doors just haven't opened yet. I've got an interview at Lakeview March the 1st for assistant programs directing job this summer. That would be totally awesome if I had that job this summer... I know I would absolutely love it.
Lunch Bible study and Fish Care Group are going awesome. I'm totally blessed every second God uses me in those groups. It’s so awesome accepting the role as servant and allowing Him to use you to a point at which you know its not your strength sustaining you anymore. It feels like Kamp all over again... haha I love it! Being exhausted for Christ! My Triathlon training is put on hold due to my ankle injury... its still swollen and very week so I can't run. I've been biking though! I love road biking it’s so energizing and freakin awesome. In April I’m doing the MS150 ride from Houston to Austin with my roomy. My quiet times are a must. I've become so dependent upon them I really don't have a choice. If I don't spend an hour or so just falling in love over and over again I have a horrible day. I know some fokes are like well I don't have to read everyday... but I totally disagree man the Word does not return void! it comes with power! anyways... I seriously have 5 hours of schoolwork to do today.

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord Proverbs 11:1


forever forward
ryan


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