So we’re inching ever closer to The Big Move. Over the past few days, three new couples have committed to support us monthly! What an absolute blessing to have people invested in us and in what God’s doing in the Dominican.
A month or so ago, I came across this little gem while I was reading. Luke 8:1-3 states,
After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod’s household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.
How cool is that? While Jesus and the disciples focused on their teaching, they were cared for by these women who followed them from city to city. These men were provided for because some people saw a very real need and were obedient to do their part. So in an odd sort of way, the women mentioned here were the first “monthly supporters” ever. Out of their own means, they sacrificially gave (of their time, money, etc.) so that the gospel could be given to others. (Kind of like our supporters do for us.) And I think that’s pretty awesome.
Can it be that we’re only 11(ish) weeks away from making The Big Move? It’s becoming more of a reality daily. All because of our Savior’s faithfulness and because of your continued prayers and financial support.
Pray for us – we’re speaking at church here in Indiana tomorrow morning. And we’re working on all the time-consuming parts of this process – like getting Leyton’s passport, extra birth certificates, shot records, and so on. Exciting stuff!