Hi! :)

Dead to Sin
Alive to Christ
There’s nothing else
That’s quite as nice

Having a great time, enjoying the community with other staff members, and meeting some of the students as they begin to filter in! πŸ™‚

Just loving being given this opportunity, and learning a lot about the Father’s Heart, Ceasing from Striving, Falling in Love with Jesus, etc etc.

Spent today working hard to prepare for the students, who will be here for class which should be starting soon – Also will be having children’s day on Saturday, with 4-5000 kids coming for a feed and assuming activities of some description!! πŸ™‚

Has been a remarkably good time, Love to hear from you all!! πŸ™‚

Lots of Love!! πŸ™‚

Simon

ImageStaff chillout day! πŸ™‚

ImagePemba Nite Sky! πŸ™‚

ImageView from the Prayer hut

ImageAlmost a good photo!! πŸ™‚ Hahah!! πŸ™‚ (Yes there’s a couple familiar faces for those of you who recognise them!! :)).

Week 1! :)

One of the most challenging things I have heard this week is from Jesse Gellatly, one of the school leaders, and a missionary in his own right. He’s a humble, seemingly chilled out guy, but he has mentioned something a couple times that I have heard, and personally – I think it’s huge! πŸ™‚

He’s heading up a level 2 Harvest School in Micronesia later this year, which is a continuation or whatever of the school I did last year in Mozambique, for those that feel called that way. But one thing I have heard him mention, is that what they are encouraging is for people to β€œGo, and then to stay”. (Ie head out onto the Mission field, and then to stay long term.) It puts the whole, this Christian walk is going to cost you everything, in the most exciting, fulfilling journey that could ever possibly exist, into a new light! πŸ™‚

It’s been an amazing journey thus far, and I have appreciated the opportunity, to come and connect with the staff before the students begin to arrive next week. Has been a great time to ‘shift gears’ and spend some quality time in His presence as well which has, of course, been a joy in itself! πŸ™‚

Thanks again for being willing to take an interest, pray, etc over the next 7 months! Love you all heaps.

Praise Points
– God bringing a breakthrough in getting a passport, visa, etc after my passport went awol on the way back from the Mozambican Embassy in London! πŸ™‚
– The sense of community amongst the staff is legit!! Really enjoying the opportunity to get to know each other, and go deep, before school starts, and things get wild in the Holy Ghost!! πŸ˜‰
– Loving spending some quality time with Jesus.

Prayer Points
– That God would continue to arrest my thought life.
– That I would operate out of overflow! πŸ™‚
– That the students would just be wrecked forever for Jesus!! πŸ™‚

Much Love Love Love,

Simon

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Plain Food

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Dubai Int’l Airport

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Driver & Me in Tanzania

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Ahh… Medical Hut in Pemba! πŸ™‚

Back to Iris!! :)

Hey all!! πŸ™‚

Thanks so much for reading!! πŸ™‚

Over the next 7 months, I’m going to be in Mozambique, Africa, as well as a short trip to South Africa, in staffing a Missions Training school at Iris Ministries!!

I’d encourage you to check out some of the work that Iris Ministries are doing at the moment through www.irisglobal.org

Thanks so much for your love and support!! πŸ™‚

He is so good!! πŸ™‚

Love you all heaps!

Simon! πŸ™‚

PS – Kudos to Joy Tuttlebee for the awesome aerial shot of Pemba, Mozambique – Where I’ll be!!