Last month or so was very busy for all the team here in Wisla, receiving guests and ministry partners plus also traveling to many meetings. One thing has struck me; we experienced so much love, good moments, kind hospitality and productive discussions that it was almost too hard to bear! Have you ever experienced such a feeling, so good, that it is hard to comprehend? Such deep, satisfying, fulfilling relations are a wonderful gift from the Lord. It is a byproduct of being reconciled with Jesus, part of being children in God’s family. It is a reality that gives our evangelism a powerful selling point; that adoption into God’s family is for everybody who surrenders wholeheartedly to Jesus! (and all are invited!).
My first stop was Colorado Springs, hosted by Keith and Susie Sparzak, old time friends, with a special “Polish diner”. Then making new friends at Community Bible Studies, short visits with Reach Beyond, Focus on the Family, Rick Stoller IT consultant and then a trip to Alabama for a Board meeting of JH Outback ministry at the fantastic Grands Plantation. (Outback is a family-targeted ministry; with a special atmosphere of love, competence, God’s presence, and an overall unity in conveying love, hope and practical teaching to all the guests of JH Ranch, Outback University, Outback weekends in States and multiple locations around the Globe, including Poland.) What a privilege to know all those inspiring, noble but so humble, Godly people who accept me, a simple guy from Poland, and share all their best with us (and the rest of the world!) for the sake of Christ and his commandment of Matthew 28, vs.19. Then a short but special visit with Bill and Sherri Trick. With all of that – I was so uplifted, that I hardly needed a plane to return to Poland :).
Back in Poland, we had a great visit of Fokke and his son Tim. Fokke is a technical coordinator of Jesus.net living in the Netherlands. We were joined soon by Edward from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and then from Hungary by Imre Somody and his wife and two children who are planning the imminent launch of Hungarian Jesus.net ministry. Then Peter Bye, our Board member from UK with John Forrest, an experienced TV producer who came to help us with new promotion material for our Studio operations. Really great, practical and stimulating time that takes the ministry to the next level.
Then Filip and I went to States, first to Grand Rapids, then to Minneapolis meeting long-time friends, ministry partners and supporters. What a blessing it was to introduce my son Filip to those prayer warriors and people, to who we owe so much! (Some pictures are included.)
Then on to Orlando for the big NRB (National Religious Broadcasters) convention. Many excellent meetings!
Especially exciting for us is a new opening, an invitation to help with the on-line follow-up to Muslim converts. This is an overwhelming opportunity, but as it is a sensitive subject I will not write any details here, please, just pray for it. More later!
Generally, our discipleship software has drawn attention of several people we were able to demo it to. I believe there will be a lot of follow-up. It is a special joy to me, for years we have been so blessed by American people and Foundations who were instrumental in assisting us in many ways, now it seems we have an opportunity to give something back. A quality product that makes spiritual harvesting more effective. Hallelujah!
So now, Friend, you know why we are so thrilled, watching developments in our ministry. Many people work on the ground, here in Poland, seekers are finding The Way day after day… What could be a better life? Thank you, Jesus! And thank you, Friend, so much for all your prayers and involvement. You are a significant part of all we do. Keep on, dear Friend!Please, pray also for Krzysztof, our Radio leader who is right now in Niger helping Radio Fidelite ministry there. Next month, God willing, he will bring you his report.
Yours very thankfully,
Progress on February prayer requests
March prayer requests