Add this date to your calendar: Sunday, May 31, Mary is speaking at Love of Christ Church in Bolivia, NC. You don't want to miss this!
I could sense their hearts being tugged; it was the heart of God for the lost...
by Sarah Leonard
When you have God on your side, the moment when there seems to be no hope left is really just the beginning of something beautiful.
Have you ever...
In many parts of the world, people work each day to earn just enough money to put food on the table for their families. If they aren't able to work, then their families go hungry. We want to take this opportunity to help those in desperate need of food during this world-wide pandemic and lock-down. Through donations from you, we were able to send a large donation to him to continue distributing food to families in Nepal.
While in Mexico we met this amazing family. They were sweet, full of the joy of the Lord, and truly committed to doing kingdom work. Pastor Luis was an itinerate minister. His wife was 8 months pregnant when we visited in March, and they had three children also. Whenever he travels to minister, his pregnant wife and three children traveled with him on his motorcycle.
"... As we were leaving, one of the ladies patted me on the shoulder. It took me a minute to process what she was saying because three ladies were all speaking Spanish to me at once. When my brain caught up to their words, I realized they were pointing emphatically at a little old lady in a wheelchair who was smiling from ear to ear. I had prayed for her physical health earlier as the Holy Spirit had directed me..."
By Sarah Leonard
March 13 - 23, 2020
We are going to preach the gospel in Mexico! We have been invited to go to Vera Cruz state (south-east of Mexico City) and hold evangelism crusades next month. We will be visiting three small villages in this state and preaching the good news of Jesus for two or three days in each village.
We are praying that the people are receptive to the gospel.
We are praying for thousands of souls believing on Jesus.
We are praying for signs wonders and miracles to happen everywhere we go.
We are praying for divine appointment meetings with those who need to hear the gospel and with those who will be future ministry partners.
We are praying for 2 Corinthians 9:8 resources.
"God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others."
By Mary Leonard
I was recently talking with a long-time friend in the ministry who is also a widow. She has asked me in the past, “when are you going to start in the ministry?” I always said, “That’s not my calling.”
by Sarah Leonard
Overwhelmingly Victorious!: that’s you! (Romans 8:37) That truth doesn’t change based on how we are feeling. We stand and fight because that’s what we do, and we always win the fight because that is who we are! Our identity is determined by what God says about us, not by our past or by our current situation. Your thoughts and feelings may not line up with that truth at times, you may even have been knocked down while endeavoring to triumph, but in God’s mind, it’s never over until you have won the fight. When you know that Christ always leads us in triumph (2 Corinthians 2:14), then you can face anything the devil wants to throw at you, and you can laugh and say “Is that all you’ve got!?”
You’ve got to get rid of the “quit” mindset. When thoughts come like “I can’t do it” or “it’s too much for me” remember that Christ paid the price for you to win, and He will lead you in the victory. You’re not facing this on your own, and you’re not helpless or empty-handed. Colossians 2:15 says “in this way, he (Jesus) disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities. He shamed them publicly by his victory over them on the cross.”
What do you do when you feel like a failure? What do you do when it seems like all hope is lost? You stand. You fight. Ephesians 6:13 (NLT) says “put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.” Spend time reading and meditating on the Bible. Remind yourself of the promises of God, and of His faithfulness to you in your past. Since He sent his son to die for your sins and make you right with Himself, why would He not give you everything else? (Romans 8:32)
His armor? Righteousness, peace, faith, salvation, the word of God, and prayer. Think about it: you already have all of these. Time to activate them. Pick up that faith shield and block those darts! God says you win—so STAND FIRM.