Matt Reaching The World

This is a picture I asked a student to take for me shortly before the pandemic began. For me the message of the picture is Matt reaching the world. The public schools system in my city has children from 157 different languages who have come here as refugees with their families, as immigrants with their families, or are children of people who have come here in connection with the university.

Jesus has blessed me with the opportunity to teach people from all over the world in living in my city. He has blessed me with opportunities to share the love of Jesus with people from all over the world living in my city.

He has also blessed me with opportunities to travel Brazil, France, Mexico and Romania for ministry trips. An extra blessing has been being able to visit Austria, England, Germany, Holland, and Switzerland as part of those trips.

All of this has been while living with chronic illness for thirty years. He has blessed me to be able to rise above the pain and fatigue to reach the world.

I am grateful that Jesus has given me opportunities to share his love with so many people from so many places.

What are you thankful for today?

Thank you for reading. God Bless.

34 thoughts on “Matt Reaching The World

  1. That’s such a great photo of you dad. It’s nice to see your joyful smile. ๐Ÿ˜Š I’m glad that God has blessed you so much. It’s not easy living with chronic illness, but you depend on Jesus and He gives you the strength and joy to keep going. Today I am thankful for your example and that you adopted me and encourage me. ๐Ÿค—โค Love you dad!

  2. Lovely image of you and you are definitely blessed to interact with people from so many different backgrounds! Today I’m thankful for having a roof over my head and food on my plate ๐Ÿ˜Š

  3. Youโ€™ve traveled many places. I have a friend who is a retired teacher. She recently relocated from Florida to North Carolina. She is working with a refugee ministry at her church, she said she loves it. I told her about your ministry. Thankful God is using you to reach the world ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฟ

      1. Iโ€™m good! Itโ€™s Monday already, the weekend flew by. But thankful for another day. Praying you have a nice day. ๐Ÿค—

      2. Youโ€™re welcome. Yes! Itโ€™s inspiring what she has accomplished. That shows how we can keep reaching our goals when we donโ€™t give up.

  4. Lovely picture and it put a smile to my face which I am very grateful for. Thank you and thank the Lord Jesus.

    The world traveller and goes well with the picture Santa Matt, travelling around the world to bring the good news to the unreachable. Bless you.

      1. UK, well my little part of London is living and moving on into the new season. I am little excited, it gets dark now by 4:30 ๐Ÿ™‚
        Big hug and hope you have a lovely weekend Big bro
        xoxo

      2. ๐Ÿ˜‚ I donโ€™t even like camping. I just do it to have some experience with others. When the church had a camping a few years ago I booked a hotel and thank God I did because it rained that night heavily. I might try it for experience so to answer the question donโ€™t know. ๐Ÿค”

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