There will be no way to put into words how God moved mightily in our team today. We got off to an early start to head over to Sister Ruby’s house for prayer. It has been a year and a half since Ruby died, but her ministry and upper room prayer time still live on. Mike and Coburn joined our team for prayer at Ruby’s. This is always such an amazing time for our team as we come expecting the Lord to show up and speak to our hearts. We had a powerful time of worship and prayer and God was faithful to move in our midst. We all walked away from that time rejoicing and praising God for His love for us and for uniting our hearts in greater unity. I will be excited to see how God continues to reveal Himself and glorify Himself through our team. We are claiming His promise that He who began a good work in us will be faithful to bring it to completion.
After our team prayer time, we made our annual trip to the market for some shopping Nica style! All our teams have enjoyed this excursion and we figure it is our way of supporting the local economy.
We were then able to return to the Buzbees to sort and bag all the clothes that we brought this year. Even though we weren’t able to bring nearly as much as in years past, we still ended up with a great amount of clothing to give. Most of the clothes we brought will go to the El Caimito community which is right adjacent to the Las Parcelas community where we were working this year. Brinson has developed a relationship with a woman who owns a small “convenient store” and now we will be blessing her with clothes to sell. This will not only support her family, but also be a great resource for both communities.
Team dinner was the end to a great day. We went out to La Plancha which is a great restaurant in Managua. We all enjoyed a plate of sizzling steak, chicken or fish… well, except for Katherine, but she found a veggie dish she liked. It was not only delicious, but a great time to simply celebrate with each other what God has done in us and through us this mission.
Tomorrow we will be up early and packed so we can go to Verbo Church. We’ll be joining the nations in worship of Almighty God! We’ll then head straight to the airport to head back to the States. It’s hard to believe our time here in Nicaragua is almost over. The mission isn’t over though, as the mission never ends!