One of the great things about working in ministry is the privilege of meeting so many people from different backgrounds, cultures, and walks of life. Over time, weekly Bible studies grow into close friendships which is probably the most rewarding aspect of working as a Bible instructor.
Another bonus is that friends like to share the things that are important to them so, besides the weekly studies, we are often invited to join in recreational events like fishing, mountain biking, sailing, etc. Whenever we have a chance, we join our friends in activities like these that are, without exception, enjoyable and rich experiences.
A few weeks ago, after our weekly Bible study, Godofredo told us that he is an aviation mechanic working at the Christchurch Engine Center. He is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of jet engines for commercial jets. After we expressed an interest in what he was doing, we were invited to visit him at his work for a personal tour of the factory.
This was …
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