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I held off as long as I could ...

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Pray for Me

Yes, I’m running. I’m running fast and furious and the Lord is taking me where He needs me to go even though I haven’t found a time to breathe quite yet. As you can see on my schedule to the left, from May 11-May 24 I have 13 speaking events in 14 days. This is not a complaint, this is a request for prayer for my strength, courage and awareness to be able to be bold enough to each day enthusiastically preach and teach what the Lord has given me to challenge the GLBT and conservative communities to live countercultural to mainstream (secular and religious!).

I have found that talking about such a hostile subject to large crowds lends itself to some ‘unique’ experiences, stories and lives that have been dramatically affected by the pervasive culture war. This can be very, very draining day in and day out as I want to give, and do nothing less than share in that pain, hurt or excitement as much as I am humanly able. I have come to realize that I need much more strength than I am able to muster through periods like this one. So please lift up these times on my behalf. Although even after May 24, it doesn’t slow down all that much, but at least I’ll have a day off more regularly. Praise the Lord in all things!

Thank you for all of your love, support and prayers.

Much love.


Anonymous said...

Andrew, I've read a bit on your blog and your foundation site. I just got your book and started reading it, and I'm very excited to read the rest.

Remember that God rested after 6 days of work... you need rest also. I believe yours is a valuable voice in the world today, and I would not want it silenced by exhaustion.

I will be praying for you and your ministry.

Anonymous said...

Hi Moses!
You need some help. Let's hope & pray the Lord sends you some gifted speakers to help you in the future!
Mrs T

flintysooner said...

Praying for you.

Jeff S. said...

Keeping you in prayer, Andy.

American History said...

ordered a candle for you on God bless.