And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. Matthew 9:35-38 (KJV)
The harvest truly is plentiful; and there are still many who do not know about the love of God. Some are right in our homes. So the women of South Central Conference have been doing as Jesus commanded. They have and continue to pray that God would send forth laborers. And guess what? He did. Guess who? God sent the Women of South Central; He used us to answer our persistent prayers.
Since 2010, Operation SWEEP (Spirit-filled Women Exalting Eternal Principles) has been the springboard from which we have launched evangelistic series. Many of our women are preaching and teaching the good news of salvation. In 2012, the call came to come over to College Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee, and help us. College Hill has done evangelism for years but this would be different–it would be led by women. Through much dialogue and persistence, plans were put in place to evangelize, beginning April 26-May 10, 2014. The evangelism thrust also included a children’s ministry component.
We chose the Revelation Seminar Series. The Book of Revelation is an open book about the redeeming love of God who gave His only Son to save mankind. We used 16 of the 24 lessons and held […]