There wasn’t a good time to come to Guatemala. First we determined Hosea would come with me, so we had to renew his passport. Then we looked for cheap tickets. The result? We are missing Dianna’s birthday?
We celebrated it early. Di likes Chinese, Rebekah Japanese, I Mexican, Rob red meat and Hosea Idk. So we opted for middle ground: Italian. That’s how we celebrate at the Ashcraft house.
Italian food was the compromise.
I am currently in Guatemala, preaching the gospel. There are sacrifices for serving God. But these sacrifices are better than the sacrifices in the world: parents who sacrifice their kids for money, for example.
Still, I’m missing her.
Posted in Financial Talk, ministry, pastor, sacrifice
Tagged birthdays, Christianity, Faith, Guatemala, happiness, Italian food, Jesus, lifestyle, marriage, serving Jesus
Prayer brought her into the world, and from the looks of it she is now learning how to pray.
Her parents, Gunter and Yara, were among the best disciples in the church. Medically speaking, they couldn’t have kids. Evangelist after evangelist prayed for them. Then my friend, Isaias Campos, came to preach for me. Ironically, he himself couldn’t have natural children. But God told him he would pray for somebody to have kids. That did the trick.
My son, Hosea, among the kids of the Door Christian Church in Guatemala City.
I left Guatemala six years ago under duress. I am currently visiting, and I’m blown away by the revival I’m seeing. It’s been packed, and people are hungry for God.
Posted in Christianity, prayer
Tagged baby, Bible, Christian, Faith, Guatemala, how to pray?, infertility, inspiration, Jesus, lifestyle, ministry, miracles, missions, parents who long for a baby, power of prayer, prayer
We must master the art of moving on. Humans hurt each other because of selfishness and self-promotion. Don’t let yourself be pushed down by others forever. They may push you down, but it is up to you to pick yourself up.
Posted in Christian love, fellowship, forgiveness
Tagged Christianity, church, Faith, God, inspiration, Jesus, life, lifestyle, love, random, self-improvement, thoughts