Villa Americana is one of our CAT (Children Activity Truck) apartment sites that we visit on Saturday. This past Saturday Me, Emilee, Katie and Derek visited VA (Villa Americana). Normally we go out and visit and it takes us about an hour. We also visit 2 other apartment sites before we go to VA, it was about 7:30 in the evening and it was getting dark, we were about to leave when we saw some people having church they were having a tent revival. We thought we would check it out, see what it is like. It is unusual to see people having church outside in our apartment sites. We came inside the tent and some people welcomed us in. We sat down and listened to several people give testimonies about how Jesus has changed their lives.
Then, out of the blue, they want us to come up and give our testimonies.
We talked about the CAT a little bit. We were able to give our testimonies and let them know how much Jesus has changed our lives. We talked about how and when we were saved, and how the CAT truck works. As we talked I kept hearing, “Amen”, “Preach it”, “That’s right”, etc. One of the things I talked about was that, (as they know), these kids do not have a good family environment, but we go out and preach the word because we believe that God is not willing that anyone should perish, but that all should reach repentance, (2 Peter 3:9). What a great testimony night at VA.
That is why we go out Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on the CAT truck and preach the gospel message to these kids. These kids and families have no hope without Jesus Christ. It was very encouraging to see these sisters and brothers in Christ, praising God and giving their testimonies. Before we left, one of the men hugged me and lifted me up and thanked us for coming.
God is working! He is still working! We may not see it, but He is still speaking to the kid’s hearts as well as the families. One of my favorite verses is one we are preaching on the CAT truck this week. The ESV says it this way, “But God showed his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8
Thank you Jesus!
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