Grace Extends in Halling
Advised to call it a day, sell the premises, and invest the proceeds in gospel work in a more strategic area, the friends at Halling bucked the trend and invested their money in revitalising the work in their ‘unstrategic’ village. Here is an account of how grace is extending in Halling.
Last Saturday at a meeting in Dunstable, Hezron Muwowo referred to the work at Halling in his sermon. He thanked the Lord for ‘turning a fire station into a chapel.’ It was a highpoint in the sermon for many – including me.
However, God has done something even more remarkable than that. Over the last several years, he has turned a village chapel into a vibrant church. Not content with merely surviving, they are intent on thriving to the glory of God.
Not only are they continuing to reach out to Halling. They have a weekly witness in Snodland at a market stall and a weekly worship service in another village – Ryarsh. They still can’t shake the desire to see something begun in Maidstone either.
Later this year (September-November) we will come alongside the church in Halling for three training days. It is hoped these days will serve as a taster for those desiring to receive training in evangelism, church planting, and church revitalisation particularly in village settings.
Please pray for the ongoing work in Halling and other unstrategic places as well.
“For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15