Please be in prayer for Shyen (pronounced something like Shining without the middle N).
He's nineteen, and he is from Azerbaijan which is to the north of
He has been asking a lot of questions about Christianity and seems to be very open to discussion. He is asking things like ...
How many Gods do you believe in?
Why would you were a cross around your neck? The cross killed Jesus - it is bad, isn't it?
Do you baptize babies?
This has led to a lot of discussion around our table!
Please pray he will continue to go to church at Easthaven while we are gone and that God will place people in his path over the next six weeks.
And, of course, please pray for our trip! There are nineteen people going to the
Also, pray for my grandma who will be here alone. We will have people checking in on her, but she's used to a busy, active, noisy house and she's going to miss us being here.