If you have spoken to us, gotten a letter in the mail, follow either of us on twitter or Facebook or read on our blog, you would know that we are heading to Stillwater, Oklahoma USA. We are trying to make this known to everyone we come in contact with because WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!
Chris has been accepted by Lifechurch.tv into their LeadershipXP apprenticeship program (read more @ http://www.lifechurch.tv). This is an amazing opportunity for Chris (and our family) to see how a church of 20,000+ (the campus we will be at averages 3,000 on a Sunday morning) reaches people for Christ! Unfortunately the apprenticeship is unpaid. This is why we need YOU!
So far we have raised enough to drive down there (a four day trip with two kids under 3…KRAZY! I know!) and to pay the fee to cover the costs of the program. A BIG THANK YOU to all that have supported us so far. NOW, we need YOUR monthly support to be able to live in the states (since we aren’t able to work there anyway). This support would pay for food, rent, gas for the car, diapers and the basics of everyday living. You won’t be supporting us to have a luxurious lifestyle, just the basic needs to get by day to day.
All we are asking is for 100 people to set aside $25 per month. This is less than your daily Tim’s coffee and it would only be from September until May (9 months). We have already sent out 200 support letters to everyone we know (I thought I knew more people but it was hard to even find that many) and many other emails. If you took the time to read this blog, please take the time to think about supporting us! Sleep on it. Pray about it. And then…
Send post dated cheques to the Attn: The Financial Secretary, New Minas Baptist Church (With a cheque note for Chris Keezer, Leadership XP) 9453 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS B4N 3G3. By making cheques out to the church you are able to receive a TAX RECEIPT for your charitable donation. We are shipping out the 29th of August and are hoping to have our financial support settled, however it is never too late to give even thought the sooner we know the support is coming the better.
We are so excited for what God is going to do, how He is going to stretch and grow us in Stillwater. It is wonderful to see how God has already made miracles happen for us to get this far. The question for us through this whole process has been what does it mean for us to step out for God and pursue wholeheartedly the call He has placed on us. While hearing God’s word thorough lifechurch.tv in the BOLD series we are praying for the Boldness to step out in faith knowing that no matter what comes all things work together for good for those who love God and are called according to His purposes (Rom 8:28). We love God and we are pursuing His call. Our hope is that we bring Glory to Him as we go, learn, grow, and serve.
We will be updating our blog (as much as possible) on our road trip to Stillwater and for the duration of our time there. Please keep in touch! Also, if you have ANY questions don’t hesitate to contact us: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our sponsorship letter is attached HERE!