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Prayer for Sasko

Dear Friends,

In February, I attended a conference in Berlin with the European Compass country leaders. I had the opportunity to sit next to Sasko for two meals and was drawn two him because of his obvious love for Christ and his passion to help his fellow followers of Jesus in Serbia learn God’s way of handling money.

Sasko is a very humble man whose sweet love for Christ and people is infectious. He and his family now really need our prayers!

Earlier this week a robber armed with a knife broke into Sasko’s home at a night. The robber threatened to murder Sasko, his wife and young daughter. A life and death struggle ensued and the robber lost his life.

I would ask you to join us in praying for two things for Sasko and his family. There is a new law in Serbia that regardless of the circumstances, when an Continue reading Prayer for Sasko

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Update: European Conference

Dear Friends,

Many of you prayed for the trip to Germany and my participation in the Europartners conference in Berlin; THANK YOU! The trip was memorable and the conference could not have gone better.

First the trip: We sat waiting on the tarmac in Atlanta for about 30 minutes while the mechanics were replace something and some of the passengers on the flight were becoming restless and starting grumbling. And then it struck me: 100 years ago, a trip to Berlin would have taken weeks by boat and then train. 200 years ago, the same trip would have been extraordinarily dangerous taking months by a wind-powered ship and then horses.

Our flight was scheduled to take about 8 hours . . . and some passengers were complaining about a 30 minute delay!! Two hundred years ago, after 8 hours on their trip, the passengers would probably still be seeing the land of America.

It is easy to take for granted the advances in travel and communication–Skyped almost everyday with Bev to stay connected with my dear wife. Imagine, for no cost I was Continue reading Update: European Conference