It was not the nails that held Christ to the cross, rather it was His love for us! As I looked out over the beautiful city of Győr this week, I was reminded how much God loves this city and all the people who live here.

Having served here for many years I can honestly say that although the city is magnificent, the need for Christ is beyond belief. Behind the amazing architecture we see the homeless, along with the Audi cars we see the children who are trafficked, drugs flood the streets and alcohol holds so many in its evil grasp. Sometimes I lose hope, I feel powerless against the flood of evil. Yet, I have a God who rose from the dead, gave sight to the blind and made the lame to walk! Won’t you join us in praying for this great city? For every single person, man, woman and child, to come to faith?

We too are held to Győr by love, not by nails. We love the children at the orphanage, the refugees at the detention centre, the Hungarians and foreigners who live here and worship with us. We love to preach, teach, counsel and help. We have rescued women who were trafficked, counseled men and women with PTSD, visited the ill in hospital and comforted those who mourn. Will you now consider supporting us both prayerfully and financially? We have only 46% of our support needs for 2019 raised and/or pledged. Unless significant support is raised, we will be struggling to make ends meet and will have to consider our future in ministry. We lost support from a couple of churches at the end of 2018. Perhaps your church, your home group or you yourself would like to partner in Kingdom work?

Please help us by sharing this post in your churches and amongst your Christian friends.

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October means harvest time in Hungary and this past weekend myself and Katica had fun harvesting grapes at a friend’s home. In the above photo you can see that the grapes were then pressed for juice and wine. In just the two hours or so that we worked we harvested about 60 kilos (130lbs). However our friends started soon after dawn and only finished when light fled for the day.

Afterwards I started thinking of the great harvest for those of us in ministry. So many need to know Jesus as their Lord and Saviour but so few people are actually freed to minister full time that often the harvest is not completed fully. Most of us can only give a few hours of our time to Kingdom work as our lives are busy with work, family and other commitments. Please pray for us as we work from dawn to dusk to harvest for the Lord!

Luke 10:2 And He said to them, The harvest indeed is abundant, but the farmhands are few. Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.