Day 7 – Orlando’s Children Church

This morning, after our devotional, we joined the children from our Kids Club on the Orlando Children’s Church bus.  We were happy to have brought 15 children to Orlando Children’s Church from this new area, Sanford.  This was the first time that Orlando Children’s Church had a bus route in Sanford. At Orlando’s Children Church,…

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Day 6 – Kids Club Finale – Sharing the Gospel!

Today was our last day sharing the gospel in public schools in the morning, as well as our last day of Kids Club in the afternoon. We had the privilege of sharing at Corner Lake Middle School, once again partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Christian teachers in these public schools for…

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Day 5 – Rain or Shine, things are fine!

After breakfast, we traveled across Orlando to Heritage Christian School, where we spoke in Gr. K-2 and Gr. 3-6 chapels.  It was encouraging to speak to such eager and well-behaved students. In the afternoon, we split off into our separate teams to return to our Kids’ Clubs in our respective neighbourhoods.  When we arrived at…

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Day 4 – Building genuine relationships

In the morning, we split off into groups and went to different middle schools to share messages as a part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes program.  Afterwards, we returned home for devotions, lunch, then more training and preparation.  In the late afternoon, both groups were surprised to find that there were less children in…

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Day 3 – More Children Learn about God!

We began the day with an early session at another public school in Orlando.  Erik shared his testimony, Daisy shared an object lesson, and Richard taught about God’s curse and promise using an object lesson.  There were over 60 students in attendance at this morning program! Afterwards we returned to the house for a group…

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Day 2 – First Day of Ministry

Today was a wonderful first day of ministry in Orlando! After breakfast and morning devotions, we went to Liberty Middle School to share the gospel to grade 6 to grade 8 students. The Open Air Campaigners staff, Eric Briscoe and Richard Burley, led the grade 6 and grade 7 sessions.  The grade 8 session was…

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Safe Arrival! Day 1 – Welcome to the City Beautiful

After a beautiful ride through the city enjoying the sunshine and warm weather, we arrived and settled into our home in Orlando. We set up our air mattresses, had free time, then congregated with Eric B from Open Air Campaigners who gave us an overview of what we should expect to be doing during our…

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Day 8 – Thanksgiving and farewell

Today was our last day of ministry with the children of Carmen Bajo.  A number of students had the opportunity to share their testimonies of how they came to truly believe on the Lord Jesus Christ for their salvation.  One student preached a sermon from the life of Jonah. A few students spent a portion…

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Day 7 – Roses, El Refugio, and cuy

It’s a little after 9pm as I write this.  Today is International Women’s Day.  Although it may be an international holiday, in Ecuador it is a very big deal.  We learnt that traditionally on Women’s Day, the women are served breakfast in bed and they are encouraged to take the day off. When we arrived at the…

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