I will save you the time and trouble of looking up the word which no doubt makes appearances in Spelling Bee competitions on a regular basis. My daughter included it in the list of words describing me on her homemade Mother's Day card. "Eeee – lee – moe – sin – ary. What?" I consulted Google immediately to make sure this was not a hidden joke (doubtful but you never can be too sure with those big words). The meaning is defined as "relating to charity; from the Medieval Latin "alms dispenser". The $4.95 Thesaurus proved better than Hallmark. I was duly honored and impressed. I glad she considers this a word to describe me, but it is a definition of ministry as well. We are commanded to consider others higher than ourselves, and to "dispense" the love of God to those the Father places in our path.
This clown is ready for some "eleemosynous" action; I've been counting down the days until I return to the field! Finally, after the longest hiatus home in years, I am ready to hit the road and travel to
We need ammunition. Your prayers prepare and equip us to be faithful servants and to fight the good fight of faith.
BULLETS FOR THE
★ Safe transportation of the troops and their families
★ Hotel accommodations to be comfortable and suitable to their needs
★ The speakers to relate well to the soldiers the message of hope and truth
★ The volunteers to love and serve with joy and fun with all the participants
★ Safe driving for the volunteers and leadership
★ The Pastors and Army Chaplains to have discernment and boldness in sharing truth and faith
★ The Counselors to minister Christ's love and to have His wisdom and discernment to address the issues these families face
★ All staff working with the children. For patience, safety, love and FUN!
Prayerfully consider your financial participation for this opportunity as well as our upcoming orphan outreach trip to
§ Without the truth of salvation
§ And knowledge of the hope in Christ being shared with those who have lost hope or have never heard the Good News
§ Their life will be forever separated from God
There is no brighter future than the one awaiting those who place their trust in the Living God.
It is printed on our money.
Our actions need to reflect our belief.
Ready for duty again