July 21, 2016
JW: Quite remarkable to be in a virtual spiritual community twice a month with leaders from Ohio, Indiana, Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas and... Thailand!
I brought all the lessons (Church 101) with me for him and his family to go through. Since I’ve hooked up with you guys (the LK10 Community), its really been on my heart to share all this with him. We both have the same heart and get on well together and work well together. Even though we are 9 hours away now. He used to live in our city. He is definitely an apostolic church planter. I believe this will be a great thing for his churches and his ministry. It would strengthen and encourage him & his people on a daily basis. I’m excited for it!! He works crazy ridiculous hours as he is the only shepherd these people have."
JW: I continue to be amazed that these simple two "rhythms of attention" are equally effective with people in Texas and California and Germany and Uganda and with tribal people in Thailand.
Jen is in our Monday Leader Team but has also started another Leader Team with her friends from Australia and Thailand
(In the photo below, Jen is teaching Lesson One in Church 101 to Nott and his family)
The next day. The next day, Jen writes: "We spent the day out visiting people in their homes. Mainly praying for sickies (Aussie speak!) but everywhere we went I could see how it (CO2) would so work with these people. To encourage each other on a daily basis. He invited heaps of people to a meeting tonight (because the farang-(foreigners)- were in town) About 50 people rocked up and the first thing he started talking to them about was CO2s and how we had taught him and he is going to start teaching it to them! He was talking like a pro - like he'd been doing it his whole life. (See photo below)
JW: The value of simple concepts. Nott learned the rhythms one day and taught them to his people the next.
Jen concludes here email with: "I dont think Ill be able to sleep tonight. Im too excited!! Ive got a headache from excitement!! Ive got a 9 hour drive tomorrow so I guess I'd better try."
JW: One of the better "check ins" I've heard! :-)