The missionarie’s passion is to see people saved who gather and together form a community of believers. This passion also urges the presentation of the gospel to the children. Together with four other missionaries and their teams, we decided to implement the AWANA Association tools in the children's work. All this in order to be more organized and have a plan for working. Plan that has brought good results for the education and salvation of children in many parts of the world. A team from Awana came to train us. We had a wonderful time in which we understood the importance of working with children, but also details of the tools at our fingertips. After we understood the theoretical part, we had the opportunity to practice what we learned. The beauty was that each had a role. All the members of our family participated in the sporting part at the musical moment, the recapitulation of the lessons learned with the children, even at a small moment of puppet theater in which I was uncle Viorel. This beneficial training took place in Draganesti Olt. We pray that in September we could begin implementing these tools in the ministry from Corabia.
The church from Sebes Alba was with us all this time in Corabia. This year, their engagement intensified. A group of young people came to support us. They understood that the church planting is done together, not just a single family. Together, we had four activities that aimed to expose people to the gospel and salvation.
The first thing we did was to play in the park, where people sit on the benches. The young people sang in the morning before going to evangelism and at 5 o'clock in the afternoon when the park was full of people, but late in the evening. After we finish singing, we invite those in the immediate vicinity, who heard the songs, to come to the evangelistic event prepared on July 13 at 19:00. I saw the curiosity on their faces, especially when I was talking about a Christian concert.
After the time of praising God in the park, we shared in teams and share the gospel throughout the city center. The reaction of the people was positive, in fact polite, listened and promised to come to the evangelistic event. Together with one of the young man I was to share the gospel to the people who played chess. Normally, one of us who was better, played chess, after which he opened the opportunity to talk about Jesus. When we met after street ministry, we had a time of sharing our experiences to encourage us.
The 16th day was the day of the sport and the evangelistic event. In the morning, together with those who responded to the invitation, and the group from Sebeş, we played football. The goal was to strengthen relationships but also to make the evening event known.
In the evening, the Lord worked and ten new people arrived at the meeting place. For us was a victory becouse another time came four new people . The message was full of power, and one person decided to follow Christ, and the next morning he said he wanted to be baptized.
Mircea Dumitru - PIEI Missionary