Spain: Encuentro Con Dios

After a good night's rest, we drove over to spend Sunday morning with the "Iglesia Evangelica, Encuentro con Dios", Evangelical Church,Encounter with God.  Unai Arretxe is the pastor of the church and we have worked with him since 2007. It has been so exciting to see the church grow into a thriving church here in San Sebastian over the years. They happened to be celebrating their 10 year anniversary on this Sunday with  music and dances, a beautiful beach baptism of seven new believers and a delicious Spanish meal. Great is his faithfulness!

Celebrating 10 year Anniversary - Encuentro con Dios

Celebrating 10 year Anniversary - Encuentro con Dios

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beach baptism

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 After we had lunch, the time had come to set up for our first festival. The morning and early afternoon had been sunny and warm but as we were setting up for our first festival, we could see gray clouds starting to form. We set up our tents and started the festival with a huge crowd. People of all ages joined in our dances and participated in the crafts and games we brought. Manny and Unai shared the gospel several times over the evening. The gospel was also shared one on one 216 times and 42 people made the decision to trust in Jesus! We were amazed and overjoyed at the response tonight. And the rain held off until it was time to tear down!  

Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit ,says the Lord Almighty. Zechariah 4:6

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Way down yonder on the Chattahoochee!

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Bottle Rockets are always a big hit!