In every new opportunity God opens, I am always impressed and excited about who God brings together to labor side by side. Since moving here almost 30 months ago by myself, team has now been forming! So just to remind you of who is around..
Caroline (Swedish), whose family I have known from the first time I step foot in Sweden, continues to labor faithfully. She works as a nurse in the neighborhood and has a real passion to hear from God and see the younger generation hear the gospel.
Kirsi (Finnish) and Besam (Egyptian) with their 5 year old daughter Ester, moved here after serving in northwest Africa. The have lived in the neighborhood for almost four years. Kirsi also works as a nurse and is researching health care perspective among the immigrants in the neighborhood. Besam is studying theology and travels often to participate in arabic speaking discipleship trainings.
Matt (British) and Sveta (Uzbek) with their four children have spent the last four years in Moscow. They have a huge heart to see central asians hear the gospel. They moved into a neighborhood about a fifteen minute drive this past August. The children are adjusting to school well and making new friends.
As you can see we are 6 adults with 6 different cultural backgrounds, experiences and ways of communicating. Tonight, after the children have gone to bed, we will have a vision night to verbalize what it is we are doing and look to see how we are all on the same page. What does it mean to be team and work together. We have also set time aside on Sunday so that we have the time needed.
Please pray for us and how we communicate. Thank you!!!