Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Can't Sleep, Must Go Back to Phnom Penh

Day One Back At Home:

It is so surreal to be back home. It's weird to think a day ago I was outside of the airport in Phnom Pehn with the Crossroads and Pillars students. I actually miss them alot. I didn't think it would be this difficult to readjust being back at home. But on the plane ride i was thinking about how I just saw everyone and I was remembering our times at the village and back at Phnom Penh. They're just a great group of brothers and sisters. You can see how powerful and transforming the gospel is. And all they want to do is praise God and make his name known. It was an amazing privilege to join them in their ministry for the Kuy Village. We were able to witness the first ever baptism for this group of people and it was great to find out that many others have accepted Christ into their hearts. there will actually be another baptism in September in the village where we stayed.

There were many memorable moments in my trip to Cambodia. When I think of them, I get sad again, but I know that the time had to have ended at some time. I will write them in another time. Itll take a few posts for me to summarize some of the main events that happened during the trip. And I want to take my time to remember all of the good times.

For now, I will continue to pray that God will help me transition back to home. It's hard when I think about how friendly everyone was and their heart for Jesus. Maybe I won't see them again or maybe I will. For now, I hope i can keep in touch with them, although unlike Americans they're not on the internet 24/7.

Stick around for more updates on the trip. Ima warn u: im going to write alot in attempt of preserving the memories. but hopefully you'll be blessed and encouraged by how much God is doing in Cambodia and how he is finding his lost sheep.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Can't wait to hear the details of your trip! Glad you're back safe and sound. I've never been out of the country, let alone to a place like you just went. I can't imagine how it must feel adjusting to their lifestyle, and then adjusting back. But I'm sure you've got the hang of it. Mucho respecto for what you did this summer. I'm sure many people's lives changed because of you, too.