Sunday, October 18, 2009

It's Harvest Time!

Bill and I enjoyed the beauty of Notre Dame's campus today. We're in South Bend, IN, to do a live tv show tomorrow morning on a Christian Network. We have never really had access to this network in towns we've lived in (or I wasn't aware of it at the time), so I wasn't very familiar with the programming when Bill was first presented with the opportunity to be a guest. I've learned more about the network now and I'm really excited at the far reach of God and His willingness to allow us to be a part of it. The show is called "The Harvest Show" via LeSEA (Lester Sumrall Evangelistic Association) Broadcasting. One of LeSEA's ministries is Feed The Hungry.

Bill and I are humbled that God would allow us to share our story of His love and faithfulness via this venue that reaches approximately 46 million North American homes via DirecTV ch. 367. There are also 12 stations, cable and syndication around the country that airs the broadcast. Their Middle East Television (METV) satellite reaches 73 million homes in Israel an 15 surrounding nations on channel 24 on cable to Israel. Their Far East Television (FETV) broadcasts to approximately 4.3 billion people in Asia, Australia, all of Europe and Africa. The European coverage is 78 million homes, and 8 million homes in Argentina. They also transmit 5 shortwave stations to 1 billion shortwave radios on the planet! I can't even get my head around these kinds of numbers, BUT, thankfully I don't have do. God knows the number of hairs on our heads. He's got the numbers all under control. He aims to reach the masses and I'm so amazed that He would even consider us worthy of being used to spread His good news to others. We are thankful and awestruck.

Who knows to whom this transmission will be communicated? I certainly don't know, but God has always known and He will reach those who have ears to hear and hearts to respond. We are praying that God prepares their hearts and minds to see only Him in us. His love, His grace, His mercy are irresistable! My prayer is, let them say "YES"!!! Somehow, I know God wants to honor that prayer. We can plant the seeds, but may God bring on the Harvest like only He can do:-)