Forgotten Voices' Mission:

"Demonstrating the love of Jesus Christ by equipping local churches in southern Africa to meet the physical & spiritual needs of children orphaned by AIDS in their communities."

Friday, October 15, 2010

Through that door - Remmy

As we wait just outside customs for Remmy to walk out into the USA, more than excitement fills my heart. I'm definitely pumped to see one of my closest friends in the world. No doubt. But I'm also full of anticipation for what God is going to do over the next 3 weeks with and through Remmy.

Wait till you see this guy's smile. He fills a room with warmth without trying. God has uniquely gifted him to serve and love children in oppressive situations. I get to go to Africa and leave to come back to share stories from him to you all, but Remmy is always there. Now he gets to come share his own stories in person.

Remmy is a game changer. God is doing great things through him. His last name, Hamapande, means to clear and prepare the land for a new start. I wonder how many hearts and minds he'll renew. How many people who will renew their lives for God. How many will dedicate themselves to listen to their neighbors, to live more fully after meeting him.

My worldview has been expanded and enriched by Remmy. My prayer of excitement and anticipation is that as you pray for Remmy's trip, pray also that your heart would be clear, open and prepared to be renewed by what God has for us through Remmy.

Any minute he's going to arrive. I'm giddy with excitement and anticipation.

Pray with us,

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1 comment:

Timmy said...

any chance Remmy could give a few talks in Southern California?!!

I'm bummed we won't be able to see him. Have a wonderful time with him!