On Daily Faith, joining us today is Pastor Kevin Bordeaux of Thrive Church in North Chesterfield, VA. He has been pastor of Thrive Church for over nine years with two locations and an online community. Pastor Kevin wants to share his heart on learning how to evangelize in a post-modern world and understand the importance of outreach ministries within your community. He believes that whether you go to work, church, or play, you have the ability to make disciples of all men. Pastor Kevin didn’t grow up in the church, but he knows the power of outreach ministry from his youth experience. The common problem in the church today is a lack of focus and a sense of purpose. We have become more concerned about our feelings during service than the church doors opened to those hurting. We don’t have to go on a mission trip to do mission work. We, as the church, are called to be God’s hands extended, making disciples of all men and women, using the gifts of the Spirit God has given, sharing Christ’s love with the broken-hearted. God isn’t looking for perfect people to use; He is looking for willing vessels. When we open the doors of our hearts to evangelize, reaching beyond our needs, the Lord steps in and transforms lives by the power of the Holy Spirit. “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit… Matthew 28:20 NKJV. For more information about our guest, Pastor Kevin Bordeaux of Thrive Church, please visit www.thrivechurch.me.
Moldova is one of the most impoverished countries in the world. It has one of the highest alcohol consumption rates leading to death. Most of the children in Moldova are sent from their homes to grow up in an orphanage. Lost, abandoned, and rejected, these children have lost all hope. The Orphans Hands is the heart of our outreach ministry. We have a village of homes in Moldova called Vatra Village and a house in Ukraine. We help rescue these orphaned children from the risks of human trafficking. From being told they are unloved and unwanted, we tell them, “If they were born, God has a plan.” Upon coming into Vatra Village, they are being taught the ways of Christ, learning about the love of Jesus, and discovering their role in the Kingdom of God. Our kids understand the importance of evangelism and discipleship. They are fervently working on their Summer outreach ministry, preparing human dramas, music, and lessons to share the gospel of Christ with the kids in the surrounding villages. Their mission is to reach those around them who were once lost and broken as they were with the gospel message. We want to thank you for your continued prayers and support. For more information about The Orphans Hands ministry, please visit www.theorphanshands.org.