|Margaret and I with the pastors of a new|
church in a Leper Colony
Specifically, as we have been emphasizing in the last few posts, each of us has 6-15 people supernaturally and strategically placed in our lives by the Lord of the harvest and that place is called our "oikos" or our world. These are the folks that will hear and see the gospel though us, You or I may not always be the final link in that chain of events and encounters that finally brings a person to Christ but we must by what we do and say be the missing link for them at this time. Doing nothing if we believe in the value and benefits of being a Christian and the reality of hell is not an option.
There is a video widely distributed on the internet that I am including in this post by Penn from Penn and Teller of Las Vegas show fame. He makes the point better than I ever could that if we really believe there is a hell and we don't tell the persons around us we really are expressing hate. We would never tell our friends to "go to hell" but our failure to tell them the good news has the same effect.
|Dr. Dale Salico, Dr. Larry Richards|
and myself. These friends have been
instrumental in launching our
If hell must be filled, at least let it be filled in the teeth of our exertions and let not one go there unwarned and unprayed for.
Dear Lord of the Harvest; Grant that we, your children and ambassadors may be found faithful, so that on that great resurrection day we will not enter heaven alone but bring with us those you have used us to reach.
May your heart of compassion for the lost sheep of your pasture be burned deeply in our being so that we, each day, will be found faithful, May it be so for Your glory, Amen