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Showing posts from March, 2020
Here's a photo from a fundraiser we had before break. I was teasing these boys for eating apples. Hey guys! I imagine you have already received many corona updates from many different businesses, possibly some you had forgotten you were even subscribed to. I'm not here to update on how I am sanitizing my establishment, but to update you on campus ministry in this new season.  These changes to the ministry are unprecedented just like much of what’s happening around us. I ask that you can join me in praying for our campuses and the students. Many of our students are beginning to process the changes that are happening to their college experience. For many, FOCUS is their main spiritual community. The rhythms of their normal schedules that involved christian community are going to look different. Pray for God to use his followers to be creative in reaching out to each other.  I personally have been struggling with what ministry will look like over these next weeks, month
February is a little slim on photos. Forgive me.  The photo from above is from my small group making valentines for our ministry. Here's one of cards: I know, it's baby Yoda. So basic. Much of this past month has been much of the same: meeting up with girls and doing bible studies. We have seen some recent growth in our ladies side of the ministry. This has been encouraging, but it feels like we are bursting at the seams. It feels like there are always more people to meet up with. Pray that we are able to build up new leaders to help with this growth.. Especially pray for God to bring ladies to lead.  Something exciting and new is that I have picked up some studies at DBU. Yes, there’s a FOCUS at DBU. It’s small and still growing, but we are there. It has been mostly pioneered by students from other FOCUS campuses. The staff at UTA has recently over the past three years joined in to help this group. For me, this is the vision of our ministry: equipping