We recently concluded our annual Mission Conference. Here are some quotes and highlights from the weekend.
- Chaplain John Murdoch, GARBC Chaplaincy Ministries
- “If God calls your kids to serve him, don’t get in the way!”
- “When Satan brings up your past – bring up his future.” – Chaplain John Murdoch
- “God hasn’t asked us to be successful. He has asked us to be faithful.”
- Curt Jones, ABWE regional administrator for East Asia
- “God has used persecution to make the Chinese church what it is today.”
- “Most Chinese believers recognize the value of persecution.”
- Curt quoted a Chinese believer who said, “We are not only ready to die for the Gospel, we are expecting it.”
- Jim Blizzard, Local Director, Child Evangelism Fellowship
- There are 144,000 children under the age of 18 in Polk County.
- 81% of these children have no church affiliation
- The crime rate in Winter Haven is WAY above both the national and state averages
- 85% of those who come to Christ do so between ages 4-14.
- “A child of 5 if properly instructed, can as readily believe and be regenerated as anyone.” – Charles Spurgeon
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