When I have been at post-ordination training sessions, our teacher Tony Gerritsen has an interesting way of encouraging us to listen to the scripture readings. He says, “Notice when you stop listening.’ In other words, when something strikes you, and you think -oh. I haven’t noticed that before. Have you had those moments? Well I had a moment like that when I was reading through today’s gospel during the week. Did you notice in the first verse, Jesus sent his people to places where he himself intended to go? Continue reading →
Ram Babu, Josiah and his dad celebrating Josiah’s healing.
Josiah, healed after prayer, with Ram Babu. 1 Nov 2012
Josiah walking to school.
8:45 am 22 Nov 2012
Eva. Ram Babu praying for Josiah O’Brien; dad praying too.
These photos from the Festival of Joy meeting held 1 November in Tawa, Wellington, have just come to hand. The Evangelist Ram Babu from India, in New Zealand for a few days, is shown praying for Josiah in the altar call lineup. Josiah’s father is alongside the wheelchair and on the platform. I believe the meeting was organised by the Tamil Christian Fellowship, Wellington who meet in the Tawa Salvation Army Hall. Their local contact in Tawa is Moses Rajasingh.
The two pictures of Josiah O’Brien on the footpath were taken this morning, 22 November 2012 at 8:45 am, as he walked to school. Praise God.