Monday, May 21, 2012

Hills to Romania

Jonathan, Justus, and Jerod Hill
Justus, Jerod, and I will be heading east to Cluj-Napaco, Romania for a missions trip this summer.  I have always had the desire for our family to experience foreign missions and now we have a golden opportunity. I truly believe in my heart that this is the first of many trips across the world. The gospel burns in our hearts as a family and we love to share our faith with the hungry. Now that we have older children I believe more and more doors will open for us to speak and serve outside of the United States.
On this trip we will be:
Speaking – I will minister to 500 military youth every night.
Serving –We will be building playgrounds for Roma schools.
Teaching – We will be sharing God’s love with the impoverished Roma children through stories, games, and crafts.

Here is last years video:
The mission opportunity is through an organization called Military Community Youth Missions .  MCYM serves at locations with nearly 70,000 military teens. Over 90 full-time staff along with hundreds of volunteer leaders are working in over 45 military communities around the world.
Prayer needs:
1) For me as I prepare the messages God wants to deliver.
2) Raising $5,000 for trip expenses
3) All of our safe travels
4) For MANY hearts to be changed by the power of the gospel.

Any support can be mailed to:
Church Ablaze
P.O. Box 720960
Oklahoma City, OK 73172
Check to: "Church Ablaze" memo: "romania"

Any questions feel free to contact me via email or facebook:

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Bible Experience-May-June

There is a deficit of Christians that spend a daily quite time with God. In this fast paced world it's good to have a tool that will help you slow down and focus on God's word. What a blessing it is to see the Bible Experience (Bible-X) bringing families and individuals together around God’s word. We have participants from NJ, FL, MO, TX, OK, and IN. It is sweeping across generations from six year old children on up to people in their fifties. Read here to see how the Bible Experience works. The chapters for May and June are included as an image in this post. Below you can read how to print your own bookmark or receive one in the mail.

This is an experience that you can use in multiple ways:
1. This can be used as a personal devotion tool. Fellowship with God a minimum of 20 minutes through prayer, reading, and journaling (See bookmark for guidance).
2. A tool to bring your family together around the word. Have the family individually read the two chapters in their own quiet time. When you come together in the car, around the dinner table, or in the family room have each family share a portion that impact them from the reading. Pray for each other and you are done.
3. A tool that can be used in small group environments. Get together with one or two others and share what passages stood out the most to you. 

Remember if you miss a day don’t worry about catching up, just pick up where you left off. We are not reading for speed, nor are we trying to finish the Bible in a certain amount of time. We are establishing a discipline of reading the Bible for life.

If you would like a bookmark mailed to you every two months please email: Leave us your name and mailing address.
You can also print off a hard copy of the bookmark your self here. (Bookmark pdf file)

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