Jesus Did It!
By: Michelle and Airel Otero
I just wanted to share with you
the enjoyable experience my daughter and I had on Halloween last evening! (Oct.
31, 2011) We received two cases of
Real Life Stories Testimony Books - Lighthouse Edition from
www.step-by-step.org - 88 copies (A
box for me and one for my daughter). We thought of the different times and
places we would be handing these books out. We where planning on going to a "
trunk or treat" for our Halloween night. Then we talked and decided - because
we are new to the neighborhood - we would probably do better reaching our
community by staying home and passing out candy and books in the Salt
Creek Commons Subdivision here in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Little to our surprise, the books where a big hit! As little ones came to the door and got candy, I simply said to the parents: "Hey - you do all the work walking your children around. You deserve something too!"
Not only the shock and surprise on their faces that they themselves where receiving something , but the gratitude in their voices .... "Really? Thanks! This is for me? That's really thoughtful." - where most of the responses I received!
But for me the most shocking where
the teenagers who where behind the little kids that said, "Hey - can I have
one if those books? I'd rather have a book than candy."
So my daughter in turn gave them a book AND candy and we wished them a Happy Halloween! That was one of the many experiences we had!
I must share this one with you because it was quite funny. A group of teenage boys came up (about six of them). I looked at them, and having a teenage boy myself, I asked, "Do you get grounded a lot?"
They all laughed and said, "Yea!"
I told them, "I kind of thought so." I then said, "Well here's a book for you so when your mom grounds you, you can surprise her and say ... "Well Mom - I already have a book to read. And it will help my attitude!"
They responded, "Awesome! That's cool!"
As they walked off, I wished them
well and told them if they had any questions, they know where I live and are
welcome back anytime with their questions. They thought that was pretty cool.
Needless to say we went through two cases of books pretty quickly. My husband came back with our little ones after only an hour and said, "Wow! Did you really give away all those books already!?"
"Well dear...yes we did!!"
What a wonderful way to spend Halloween! My daughter and I had a good time bonding on the porch, and we had a good time talking to the people in our community! But not only did we talk to them -- we offered to them what no one else did that night and that was hope! Hope found in a little testimony book of what Christ has done in so many lives just like them!
I'm excited to see what Christ will do with the very tool He entrusted us with! And with the people so willing to receive them!
JESUS DID IT! - or - JESUS DID IT!
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Staff Note: Both Michelle's and Airel's testimonies are in this Real Life Stories Testimony Book - Lighthouse Edition on pages 15 and 141.
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In the meantime, these REAL LIFE STORIES testimony books can be used to help expand the Kingdom of God in your locality, simply by making these books available in your church fellowship. An inserted message or hand-written message can be placed on the inside cover of each book, saying something to the effect: "This book was made available by "Your Church, Address, and Contact Information. Consider stopping in and visiting us. We CARE about your potential in Christ Jesus, and would be blessed to be used of God to help develop it!"
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In a very tangible and fruitful way, these REAL LIFE STORIES testimony books are taking The Cardboard Testimony Concept off the church fellowship stage and putting them out into the highways and byways in your community for the Holy Spirit to work in the heart's of people who aren't attending a local church fellowship - yet.
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