So many things have happened in May that I will only be able to give you just a birds-eye view of some of the events and activities we have been involved in. I must add that usually each of them has a follow-up and an outcome, this is why we do it, that Christ may be glorified!A lot of traveling! One team went first to Czech Republic where they were giving training for e-coaches. Kamila, our main specialist on training is a real expert and is warmly welcomed in many places. She also went to Lithuania and had a two day session for our Jesus.net partners there.
A different team went to Romania (including Bogusia and me) to help with the launch of the Outback. It is quite a process so we expect several Romanian couples to come to Poland as our guests to experience Outback for themselves so they will know to how lead their own weekends.
Another team of five, with Norbert and Filip went to Bosnia, to the famous town of Sarajevo, where the scars of war are still visible everywhere. They met with the leadership of Bosnian Jesus.net and it was a very rewarding trip. It is 90% Muslim city. Jesus.net was launched a few months earlier and drew some interest but nobody signed up for the discipleship course which was our objective. After the training (and before our car had even got back to Wisla) the two first people had enrolled! Joy in the camp! As I write today 17 people have signed up. The team is very happy!
Another team, Andrew & Mariola went to the Ukraine where they were joined by Mack and Janice Ogren, International director of Outback ministry from US and were promoting and preparing the Ukrainians for their first Outback weekend to be held in the fall 2016. We already had seven Ukrainian couples in Poland, next week we will have another four couples. Those who experience Outback become natural leaders.
Also Robert Cieslar, our server administrator and Filip went for three days to the US, to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Back to the Bible with whom we partner and supply with our technology. Then two important conferences, European Leadership Forum (fortunately in Wisla) where we had six of our leaders participating, then a conference in Prague for the European Great Commission Coalition, a new initiative created by our friend and Board member, Adam Walach, whom the Lord is leading to mobilize wealthy believers in Europe to cooperate in financing strategic evangelistic projects on our sinking continent. He is the best example of doing that! Several US foundations are doing all they can to support this initiative.
In the mean-time our young people’s music band, Czesc had a concert with a Catholic audience (10 – 20 thousand people) with a Message of salvation exposed
So, that is the past, but this week we have the first Outback weekend with another next week, something to pray for. There are so many people in trouble who come to these events and we have already seen in the past how the Lord has changed lives and situations.
Early July – there is, again, Dziegielow Gospel Week and many other plans.
Bogusia and I have planned a vacation for some quiet time together in the Polish lake district at the end of this month.
Krzysztof’s trip to Niger has been postponed till fall. First his passport was lost in the mail (!), than it took much longer to get a visa, then he got ill, plus it is now the rainy season there and that make the life of a European really difficult, health-wise! So he took it as a sign from the Lord.
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