Thank you, Lord
Church Care  2007-06-21

Ministry is ministry, but God always makes us happy when we open our hearts for Him. The time for water baptism has come and what can be more natural than combining it with a picnic.

The event was organized by Awakening church and another church, Maranatha, participated also. Located close to Stara Zagora is a spa complex with beautiful mountains, gorgeous fields and… a river! If we are going to have a water baptism, there has to be a “Jordan” river too.

Many people gathered together this day - we prayed and worshipped God. Do you know how many were baptized? Two! But don’t be quick to judge - two people dedicated themselves to God! The first one is from Awakening church and was dreaming of this special moment for a long time. The second one is Hope, from Maranatha church, and she has been a Christian for a year. More interesting is the fact that she is nine months pregnant. One day her child will be able to say that he/she participated in mom’s water baptism.

That is not all. On this very special day the believers from the village of Yazdach also came. As you may remember, Teodor Luchev is pastoring the church there. Today he was very happy to bring his people, who recently went through a terrible hepatitis epidemic. The songs which we sang were full of emotions, especially the gypsy songs.

Thank you, Lord, for these two people who had their water baptism, and also for the wonderful time, which we had amid your beautiful creation!

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