My memories of going to the dentist as a child are horrific – fillings put in without anaesthetic! Agony and torture. Remember, these were the days before fluoride in our water supply – which means we’re talking lots of fillings. So for me to turn around today and say that I like my dentist … either I’m smoking something I shouldn’t be, or things have changed.
Well, much of the pain has gone out of the equation, that’s for sure. But that’s not the only thing.
So, here’s why I like my dentist …
Let me ask you something – should churches be into marketing? After all, it’s the Gospel of Christ that we’re “selling”? Is it really appropriate? Should we be following secular ways?
My answer, is an unequivocal ABSOLUTELY! Here’s why:
Rwanda is a country that as you know, has been through incredible pain … and the healing process is a long one. But God is right in the middle of that!
People’s Radio Rwanda (their national, publicly owned broadcaster) airs our Christianityworks radio program each Saturday night in prime time. (That’s a bit like getting a Bible teaching program airing nationally on the BBC in the UK or the ABC in Australia). So just being on air is a miracle in itself!
That’s why what happened late last year is just so amazing!
One of the things that we absolutely love to do here at Christianityworks, is to ask our faithful supporters if we can pray for them.
And there’s one prayer request that comes out on top each time – I mean by a country mile!
The single most frequent prayer request that we receive is for the salvation of a loved one – son or daughter, husband or wife, grandchild …