Yanan Evangelizes 2 More Internationals

2016-02-23 14.49.19

by Pastor Glem Melo

2016-02-23 14.48.42Last Monday, Yanan (16), Giona (11) and I volunteered to serve for 2 hours at the outreach table of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Purdue University Calumet.  Called The Story Project, it is “a visual conversation starter meant to reach out to creative persons and artists through a mural display of art depicting the stories of Jesus and of artists creating story through visual art, writing, dancing, music, and more.”

At first, we did not know what to do.  We just watched the IVCF  student leaders do it.  Then, came the time for us to do it ourselves.  I approached passersby and asked them if they have 5 minutes to checkout the artwork.  Many opted not to do so, but there were a few who did and whom I turned over to the student leaders.

2016-02-23 13.46.04Soon, it was time for Yanan to do the sharing.  A middle-easterner agreed to check out the artwork.  I introduced him to Yanan, who then went on to interact with the international student about the artwork, leading to a conversation about Christ and His redeeming work.

After that, Yanan saw a Chinese student who attends the IVCF “All Nations” Bible Studies.  He also shared Christ to him using the artwork.

Meanwhile, Giona was greatly encouraged to see his brother share Christ to others.  It is now her goal to also learn how to evangelize and do it.

I am happy and thankful beyond words.  Praise the Lord!

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About Glem Melo

I am a believer and follower of Christ, happily married, and have 3 wonderful kids. I am the founder and CEO of Open Eyes Mission, under the care of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Chicago Metro Presbytery, pastoral intern at Faith Church in Dyer, Indiana, and studying Master of Divinity at Mid-America Reformed Seminary. The Bible teaches that God is real, man is sinful, hell is real, and Jesus is our only hope of salvation. I believe these truths with all of my heart, and I hope to help others learn of them as well. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16) May God give you grace and peace. Glimar "Glem" Melo www.glemmelo.com www.openeyesmission.org
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One Response to Yanan Evangelizes 2 More Internationals

  1. Glem Melo says:

    Reblogged this on Pinoy Presby and commented:

    The Melo family continues to serve in the outreaches of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana, U.S.A. Last Monday, Pastor Glem’s eldest, Yanan, shared Christ to two international students: one a middle-easterner and the other from China. Please continue praying for the Melo family’s training and ministry to internationals in the United States. May the Lord continue to prepare them for greater missionary service here in the Philippines and Asia.

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