Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Day 6 Report: 40 Days in the Harvest

Tracking Day 6
Teammates: None (I had planned today as a follow-up day).
Places: Pekin & Peoria
Engaged: 11
Prayed For: 4
Gospel Shares: 6
Yellow Light - Scheduled Follow Up: 8 (no joke!)
Green Light (New Believer): 0
Christian: 2
Scheduled Training:

Story From the Day:
I started out the day wanting to prayer-walk a specific apartment complex. I had done a Discovery Bible Study with a friend who lived there and he said it was a pretty rough area, with the police visiting pretty much every night for one reason or another.

There was a couple sitting outside on the far side of the road where I was walking. I had intended to wait until I circled the complex before offering to pray for them, but the guy hollered out "Hey buddy, do you have a cigarette?"

I took that as a cue to walk over and chat. (Aside: I did not have a cigarette. :) After a little small talk I asked if they had anything I could pray about, and the guy said: "A whole bunch."  So I sat down and listened.  It was about an hour conversation all about the hardships he and she were facing, his addictions (he was drinking a beer at 9AM), and their spiritual beliefs. At one point I was able to share the Gospel with them using the 3 Circles.

I found out God had already been working: They had just had a spiritual conversation the night before between them and 3 other people in the apartment. And, they both had a desire for more spiritually, but felt that, without a way to "get to church" they couldn't do anything else.

I offered to come back and teach them how to learn from God's word for themselves. They were both interested! She said: "I would really like that."  Before I left, one of those friends came over, and I got permission to capture this interaction: (This is about as real as it gets).

If you can't see the video, go here: https://www.pheaney.com/2019/06/day-6-report-40-days-in-harvest.html

Pray for S, S, N, C, & A who are interested in a Bible study!

3 comments:

  1. That is very cool!

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  2. Praising God for this opportunity for meaningful conversation and asking for His Spirit to work in each of their lives!

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  3. Thanks for reading and watching. Keep praying for this group as you think of it!

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