On Sunday we hosted a special missions night at New Beginnings. Over 90 people turned out, including several of those who are supported financially by our church and serve the Lord in area missions. It was great to reconnect with these servants of God who are seeking to make a difference in the lives of others. Tito Pagano, former Director of Word of Life in Chile, brought the message which he titled "A Heart for Missions" from Romans 1:13-16. Tito spoke in his native Spanish language while his son-in-law, Sergio Belloso (who is an elder at NB), translated. It was a powerful challenge for our people to refocus on our personal role in spreading the kingdom of God.
Stephanie Nitschke, a member at New Beginnings, is leaving for a year of service in the country of Uganda. The Lord provided nearly $1,000 through a free-will offering to help Stephanie take the gospel to the needy people of that country. God is so faithful!
Here are a few snapshots from the night's festivities:
May God continue to stretch our vision for missions at New Beginnings.