“Father, please help ________ as she more than likely spends this last holiday with her dad before she and her family go to serve you in _________.”
A sentence from an IMB Trustee as she prayed over one of the 84 missionaries being sent out from the IMB this week. This particular missionary just learned that her father has stage 4 cancer. She and her family are leaving for one of the hardest places in the world next year. . . all for the sake of God’s glory among the nations.
“And He said to them, ‘Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life.'” (Luke 18:29-30)