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of the Gospel in their own
language. All have been
given Bibles. Many, many
hundreds have given their
lives to Christ.

Jesus Christ. Their attention was palatable; there was no doubt that
this was a Divine appointment. I offered them the opportunity to
trust Christ right then and there. How our hearts rejoiced when
almost 100% of the group stood to confirm their commitment
to Christ! Among that group that stood was the Colonel! Upon
conclusion of that part of the meeting, we spent several minutes
discussing and further teaching to them truths from the Word of
God concerning their new life in Christ. We gave each of them a
copy of the Bible as they left. Many requested additional copies to
take home to their families. It was an incredible time! However,
God was not done. As we were making preparations to leave, the
Colonel asked us if we could come back the next day to speak again,
this time to an entirely different group of officers. Even though it
meant another four hours of driving, we jumped at the open door.

For the next two days, we traveled to return per the request of this
Colonel. Each day we witnessed
much the same response among
these dear men and women in
uniform. We praised God for
being allowed to be used by Him
in such a fascinating way!
Fast-forward two years. This
Colonel has now been promoted
to the position of General and
has continued to allow and even
invite groups to present the
Gospel to his troops at various
times and locations. In the last
three years, there have been
literally thousands of military
men and women who have
received a clear presentation
During our most recent
return to Peru, the General
was not able to meet with us
personally but made some
phone calls that allowed us
to visit a Special Forces base.

Once again, we testified of
salvation in Christ. Once
again, our Veterans spoke
of their experiences and of
their faith in Jesus. Once
again, hundreds responded!
As we were headed to the
gate of the base, a soldier
ran beside our bus in an
attempt to board. Now, I
have to admit, my heart may
have skipped a beat or two,
as I was unsure of what his
intentions might be. However, as he stood before us with tears in
his eyes, he told us that he too was a follower of Christ and that
helped me to relax a bit. He then proceeded to thank us for coming
and for being an answer to his and other Christian servicemen’s
prayers for their brothers-in-arms. He told us that they had been
praying that God would do something among the troops on that
Special Forces base. How humbled we were to be used in such a
way, to be an active part of the answer to someone’s prayers; our
God is simply amazing!
People ask us if we enjoy what we do. How can we not? To be
allowed to play a small part in the grand work that He is doing in
the lives of people around the world? Yes, we enjoy serving such a
great God and Savior. Yes, we also enjoy serving those who serve
at home and abroad.