The Lord has used Thrive to build a new Gospel-preaching congregation in The Orchard, and I’m looking forward to seeing all the fruit that is yet to come.
We knew on our first visit that this was an amazing place to be and that we had found the right church home for our family.
It further kindled our excitement for international missions and led us to process how we can best prepare for missions now.
We never thought missions was for us, but the Lord has changed our hearts, and it started with that first trip to the Balkans.
Zenol said she is always asking the Lord, “Why am I here…and what do You want me to do?” She knows that if He is giving her work to do, He will give her the energy to do it.
Sundays became a source of hope for us to gather as a family, worship God, hear from his word and pray together--even in our pj’s.
After our phone call, she shared with her daughter that she was deeply moved and encouraged to have heard the verses on “The Lord is my Shepherd.”
She and Don are so much younger than us, but called us as soon as COVID hit to see if we needed anything.
We started praying for a campus to open up closer to us about 15 years ago. We loved the sound preaching of the Gospel...