As most of you know, Matt started working at the FH at the beginning of January and ever since then it has been our mission to get to know the students. The FH is a great place with many great kids... there are just so many of them (Praise the Lord) that it makes this job a little harder, and at times, learning all their names impossible. But, Matt is doing an unbelievable job, and its a great thing the Lord has given him an unbelievable memory. :) During the last month or so, we have been having students over to our tiny, little apartment to play games and hang out. It has been so much fun and such a blessing to have students who want to give up their Friday night to hang out here. Its always so funny when they get here now, because all the boys know it has become their job to rearrange ALL our furniture. We have to move everything around just so we can play. :) We have taught the students MOW, our new favorite card game, and it has been a hit! Here are a few pictures of the kids who have come to hang with us...
(notice the kitchen table in the living room with every single chair we own around it :) haha.)
Getting to know all these great students has been such a blessing to us. Matt is doing an unbelievable job with all the students and has received numerous emails from parents explaining that he is just what the FH needed. I have been so proud of him and all he is doing at the FH. He is so gifted when it comes to working with high schoolers and does an awesome job of bringing the Word. Everyday I pray that the Lord would continue to give him favor with all the students, bless all he puts his hand too, and most importantly that people would see Jesus in him. That is what is most important and the purpose of why we are here, to see these high schoolers grab ahold of the Lord and experience all HE can do in and through their lives!
We feel so blessed to have this opportunity to be serving at such a great church and to share the love of Christ with these kids. Please continue to be praying for the FH, Matt's ministry to these high school students, and the search for a middle school pastor.
"He must become greater; I must become less." John 3:30