Last Minute Things

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  1. Ben I am you first cousin once removed, Worth was my first cousin, I am Cornelia’s daughter. This has moved me to tears. I am so happy for you and your family. I will pray for your mission and add you to our Church’s prayer list. How can we support your mission when you leave. You have a beautiful family.

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  2. Well, this is it. We leave tomorrow for Uganda. Since our last update it has been a whirlwind of activity. Our church (I see you Newkirk) gifted us with the remaining amount we needed for our vehicle! That money has been sent over and will be waiting so we can buy when we get there. We had our commissioning service and it was a packed house. Everyone prayed for us, Pastor Sam (RTL BWAAAAH!) anointed us with oil on our ear, our right thumb, and our right big toe, like was done for priest and lepers in the Old Testament. It was a special moment for us. God blows me away. I am glad that He is worthy and able, because we are not. I feel so unqualified in my own abilities, but I know that he is qualifies us and it is only in Him that we are able. God is good.

    Today I dropped some tears. They finally came when we dropped our dog Layla off with my sister. Nora cried, I cried, Rory cried.

    “So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.”

    I look at Rory and he is upset to go now. I see him cry and tell me he is sad and it crushes me.

    “So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.”

    God asks for obedience, not for our comfort or enjoyment, but for his glory. What Jesus said was you must renounce all, hate your mother and father, let the dead bury themselves, sell all you have. Being a disciple was never supposed to be easy. Its hard and messy. We go now because God laid this out and called us too it. We go for Him and for His glory and we give up for Him. Results are his. I am thankful to be called, tears and all.

    Prayer Request

    For us as we travel from Charlotte to Detroit to Amsterdam to Entebbe
    For adjustment to the new culture
    For our work in Kotido
    For our team
    For our new hometown, Kotido.
    For our family we leave behind. They get the bad but not the good.
    That God would be glorified in all we do
    For my Youth at Newkirk
    For Newkirk
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    4 Comments Ben , God has truly blessed you with a lovely family. My prayers are that He will continue to watch over and protect each of you as you serve Him.

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