Felicia and I had a great week in Abernathy.  I was last here over 25 years ago.  On Sunday morning a woman came to me with a picture in her hand.  She had taken it in the early 1980’s when I was the storyteller at Ceta Canyon when she was an elementary child.  Funny thing was, I remembered her taking that picture because of the location.  (insert twilight zone music here)

I loved the beautiful stained glass windows in the sanctuary.

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The meeting went very well.  We had great participation from the church and community with a great mix of age groups.  Lots of youth and children came out to hear the stories and worship.

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I even had the privilege of doing a story for the elementary children at the public school.  I love it when I’m able to do that.  It was fun that night to hear the children come in saying, “I saw you at my school today!”

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Rev. Brownlow had the church ready.  He started the week by saying, “I don’t want a four day event, I want a move of God”.  Well, because of their faithful prayers, we did indeed have a move of God.  I will be listening with interest for what God does in the future in Abernathy.  I know he has plans for these folks.

The kids really showed up for BibleQuest.  We had a great time with them and they seemed to have a really good time.  They loved the songs and the stories.  Here they are showing their “silly” faces.

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In the picture below, Felicia is letting them know what they have to do to compete for the official BibleQuest gold medal.
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Here are the boys and girls lining up to say their memory verses.

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They did great on the closing night.  I love to watch the faces of the adults when the boys and girls show all they have learned in just four days!
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Here are our Abernathy Gold Medal winners!

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What a great week!  Pray for the church and these children as they plant God’s Word “Down, Down, Deep in their hearts”

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