These past weeks have been very fruitful with plenty of opportunities for learning, teaching and proclaiming Christ. We are amazed that our gracious God allows us to have a part in the fulfillment of His purposes.
I was invited to attend the Shepherd’s Conference hosted by Grace Community Church (L.A, California). This year they addressed the topic of “Faithfulness.” It was a firm reminder for those of us who labor in the proclamation the Gospel of Christ that our main calling is to be faithful to our Lord in all what we do and to remember that real and lasting fruit is only through Him and for Him. It was so encouraging to be able to meet and talk with so many pastors and to learn about the works of the Lord throughout the world. We recognize God’s faithfulness is everlasting. He is faithful to Himself, to His Word, and to His Church. We trust in this truth and we rejoice in it.
The political situation here in Spain is very unstable and wickedness progressively becomes institutionalized at a very fast pace. The moral and social crisis we experience as a culture reveals the people’s desperate need to hear the Gospel. That is why I find so much delight in investing part of my time in training men who have the desire to preach the Word of Christ accurately and passionately. Last weekend, I helped evaluate the papers and sermons of some of our students at Berea Seminary, a TMAI training center in the city of Leon (4 hours away from our home). Please keep these students in your prayers so that they not only grow in firm convictions but also in their consecration to the Lord. May He raise up more faithful brethren in this country with the desire and knowledge to preach His Word.
I continue to travel to the city of Lalin on a weekly basis. It has a population of more than 20,000 people but has no Christian influenc
Paul is the founder of HeartCry Missionary Society and currently serves as its missions director. He also ministered as a missionary in Peru for ten years. He has preached hundreds of sermons and has authored a dozen published works. Paul lives in Radford, Virginia, with his wife Charo and their four children: Ian, Evan, Rowan, and Bronwyn.More By Paul David Washer