This past week I had the privilege and the opportunity to join an amazing team and group of leaders as we travelled around Newfoundland promoting and encouraging YC Newfoundland 2013! We got to make 5 significant stops on the tour, starting in Gander, Springdale, Pasadena, Clarenville, with a final stop in Mount Pearl. It was such an honor to serve along side, Mike Love (Executive director of Extreme Dream Ministries), Dean Brenton (Executive Director of Church Ministries, NL), Berdena Payne, Ryan Card, and Joel Payne. I had the opportunity to not only learn and work with an incredible group of leaders but I also got to meet and work with different musicians throughout the tour. The vision behind this tour was to spread the message of Love; we all need love; unconditional love; Christ love. THIS IS LOVE tour is a movement that we believe needs to start taking place through the actions of fellow Christians all over Newfoundland. We hope to inspire young people to start showing love through their actions, language and attitude. Choosing to show love means choosing Jesus. Every time we love, we are making a right and Christ like decision. The tour was an incredible and unforgettable experience. God showed up at every service and many young people as well as adults stepped up and gave their hearts to Christ. Many others were encouraged, inspired, and reminded to start a love movement beginning with their daily lives.
On a personal level, I was challenged to continue seeking God and believing in the dreams and visions that He has spoken over my life. I was encouraged to keep dreaming big and to trust that God always follows through with his promise. If God has planted a seed, He will help it to grow and to become fruitful. Furthemore this tour stirred up in me a deeper passion for reaching the lost. Being a part of a team of passionate and dedicated leaders for the week, helped to remind me of what our purpose as Christians is.. TO REACH THE LOST through CHRIST LOVE. (John 3:16)