We have completed the first full week of our road trip. In the Atlanta Georgia area, I had plans to meet with several readers of this blog, but I got very sick and had to cancel most appointments. Even now, strength is beginning to return.
20 Twenty Vision Ministries
I was however able to reconnect with a friend, Chip Buehler, of 20Twenty Vision Ministries.
Chip and I were leaders (along with several others) of a campus ministry during our college days during a time when God’s spirit was bringing renewal and faith to many people. At times, our meetings had upwards of 200 people in them. In reading Chip’s bio, I hadn’t realized how nearly 30 people from those meetings are now in full time ministry today because of what God had done.
Over the past 19 years, Chip has participated in six church plants and ministered to churches and leaders in over 30 nations. His heart for youth has also taken him to over 90 university campuses worldwide.
He is an excellent speaker on all sorts of issues, and I’m sure would be available to you if had need. Check out his website at 20Twenty Vision Ministries. More content is coming from him as he migrates his paper records to a blog format.
Preaching in Charleston SC
The weekend took us to Charleston SC where I had the opportunity to preach at Rockville Presbyterian church (founded in 1850) on Wadmalaw Island on Sunday morning. I was still weak and not at full speed, but still functional and able to communicate. Based on the feedback, it seems that the message still found its way home.
That evening, I met with Iglesia Evangelica Buen Pastor that meets in Park Circle Presbyterian. This church is mostly immigrants from Guatemala and Mexico. In fact, I don’t think any other Central American country was represented in the church.
Our time in Charleston was hosted by some family friends who are involved at Seacoast church in Mount Pleasant. We enjoyed some great fellowship and meals along the way and I can see God’s hand in all of the activity in Charleston.
This week as we stay put in one town for a few days, I’ll be sharing some of the thinking that I’ve been doing about evangelism.