While the Japanese people paid attention to the tsunami warning, it seems they need to hear the warning, and the promise, of the gospel. Edie had mentioned that her students all notice that it is Christians that are helping with the relief. No doubt other people notice as well . . .
The team not only invited many families to send their children to the VBS programs, but they taught VBS in two different locations during the week . . . I get tired just thinking about all the work they did! And the Lord, in His mercy, saw fit to greatly bless their labors . . .
I think to see how Hurricane Irene touched, affected and impaired lives was what really did me in. People. Real people. Fathers, mothers and children. Families losing everything . . . . To see it on such a magnitude is an experience one does not soon forget . . .