It’s hard to believe, really. It happened to me, and I’m still trying to grasp it, to take it in. What happened?
Well, I just preached to representatives from more than 110 countries during two globally-significant, Seventh-day Adventist Youth Congresses. It is unlikely that I will ever have a similar opportunity during my ministry. What a privilege and an honor this has been!
The first Congress was held in Pretoria, South Africa from July 8-13, the second in Novi Sad, Serbia from July 30 to August 3. The theme for the South African Congress, which is held just once every five years, always in a different country, was Jesus in the City. It is put on by the General Conference Youth Department. The theme in Novi Sad, at the Pan-European Youth Congress, was The Power of One , an unambiguous reference to Jesus Christ. Somewhere around 8000 Seventh-day Adventist young people attended these two Congresses! Talk about an opportunity to impact the church and the world globally!
God was glorified. Jesus was uplifted. And …
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