Wednesday March 30, 2011;
Tuesday was a day of much needed rest for us. We were to go to Child Hope to see all the kids and visit with Bill and Susette but could not get together so we just hung out at Heartline and rested up.
Today we’re going to visit with Gena and Jim Hudson some dear friends that I hadn’t seen in about 12 years. Jim and I have been on several mission trips together.
We’ll be flying back to Florida Thursday to visit with Ted and Lisa till Monday. So we’ll be home on Monday. We miss all of our church family.
Thanks for all your prayers and Please continue to pray for us.
Sam & Elaine
We had a meeting today with church leaders and it went very well, I think we've got every thing we needed to start planning on bringing a team down as soon as they get everything ready for us. they're really excited and anxious to get started. More later.
Sam & Elaine
Elaine and I arrived in Part au Prince and are resting up for tomorrows trip to Jackmel. Weather is nice and cool today. I'll update you in a couple of days on the progress of the planning preparation of the church building. hopefully our next mission will be with a team to start the actual construction, Praise God! So all you hard workers get ready, GOD needs your help. Please continue to pray for us.
We’re slowly getting there, we only need $350.00 to cover our Haiti mission trip. Elaine and I will be leaving Mar. 21. Please pray about supporting us for this trip. You can donate by going to our website (www.globaloutreachmissions.com) and going to the donation page and click on donate. Thanks and God Bless; San & Elaine
FEBRUARY 3 2011HAITI MISSION TRIP March22nd – 31st.Elaineand I will be going back to Haiti in March to tie up loose ends on the startingof the church in Marigot. We’re praying that after this trip we’ll soon be ableto start taking teams to start building the much needed church building. Thisgroup of App. 100 believers has been meeting under a tarp for 6 years. Most of the foundation has been started forseveral years. God has placed this project on our hearts and we must obey. Godsays in; 1 Chronicles 28:10 "Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you tobuild a house for the sanctuary; be strong, and do it."Firstand foremost we ask for your prayers, then to pray about supporting us with adonation so we can do what we feel God has called us to do. As most of you knowfuel cost has gone out the roof so airline tickets has almost doubled in thelast year. We need around $1500.00 for this mission. You can donate by going toour web site at www.globaloutreachmissions.com and going to the donate page and click on (donate) or you can send a checkto Bethel Global Ministries and mail itto P O Box 85 Rydal, Ga. 30171.YourPrayers and support are greatly appreciated. Thanksand God Bless, Sam& Elaine Simpson
GLOBAL OUTREACH MISSIONS Newsletter December 28, 2010 Looking back on 2010 As we reflect on the experiences and events of 2010, what is it you remember most? What successes milestones or memories do you treasure? What you hold dear from 2010 may be something material, but most likely what’s in your heart and mind will be much more meaningful and valuable than mere possessions. The best blessings in life most of the time has nothing to do with wealth or worldly goods. Maybe there were places you went that impacted your life in an amazing way---Places you visited that were beautiful or where you shared sweet memories with family or friends. Maybe there were special moments you’ll always remember---a wedding, birth of a child, graduation, a particular accomplishment, or some other occasion that transformed your life. Also as you looked back this past year, I’m sure there times you experienced with God in prayer and worship that you recall with joy. Our God loves to fill our lives with those special glimpses His care, power and presence. He does this so we can have the treasures of hope and faith to cling to when difficulties comes our way. We can look at these times and think of how faithful God is to bless, lead and teach us. You can see this in the life of King David, who wrote, “Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall praise Your works to another, and shall declare Your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of Your majesty and on Your wonderful works, I will meditate.” Ps. 145:3-5. As you look back at 2010 what are some treasures you can think of that will encourage you when you feel downcast or trials that require faith or courage. Think about the special times you grew in your relationship with the Lord, learning more about His loving ways He works in your life. These may the result your quite times in Bible study and prayer, but there are many ways the Father may reveal Himself to you. God has allowed me to travel several places this year; one of the places was the mountains of Haiti, as I looked over the wonderful land I was overwhelmed by the sense of God’s awesome presence and power. It was a moment that I will always remember. The thought came to me, GOD, don’t ever let me forget this. You created all this and I cannot even begin to imagine the wonderful things You can do in the lives of Your children. Think of some Scripture verses that has in a powerful way the Lord has encouraged you. In your seeking God, He’s most likely been speaking to you through HIS WORD, and there are most likely some very special passages that you have come to love. One of my favorites is Proverbs 3:5-6, which says, “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. 6In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.” Anytime I’m to make a decision or face a burden I can’t understand, I’ll say this verse. The principle in this passage always keeps me in the right direction. 2010 has been a very challenging year for many people spiritually, emotionally, and even economically. For some, the difficulties helped them break free from sinful habits. For others, their faith grew greatly because they had no other choice but to trust in God---and He proved O so faithful. So what did God teach you in 2010? How did you grow in your relationship with Him? So write down some of the priceless blessings God has given you, put your list in a place where you can find it. Then, whenever you feel discouraged dig it out read what you’ve written. Think about the awesome things God has done in your life. Meditate on them and place them in your heart again. God has worked so powerfully in the past, and He will surely do it again. Trust in Him and learn from all He showed you in 2010, because that will help 2011 a great and joyful year. Elaine and I praise God for all your faithful prayers, gifts, and support, without them we could not do God’s work. We have great hope for all God will do in and through us in 2011, revealing Himself to us in greater ways, working powerfully through our partnership to lead people worldwide in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Our prayer is that God will bless you greatly in 2011 as you walk with Him. Sam and Elaine Simpson Global Outreach Missions www.globaloutreachmissions.com email@example.com
Something to Shout About
Shout for joy. Psalm 33:3
I'm a huge fan of NASCAR as most of you know. My Dad raced go-carts and cars when I was a mere child. I was practically raised on the race tracks. I've gone to many races over the years, and every time I go there's countless fans dressed up in their favorite team colors, shouting at the top of their lungs every time their favorite driver races by.
Then we come into church. We acknowledge Jesus as our Savior, we confess how He has secured for us a place in heaven (which the Bible describes as a place where there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain) and we're completely quiet. The silence is only broken with a brief head nod and a quick "Amen" under our breath.
May it never be so! May we find ourselves so amazed and in awe of our Savior that we shout our praise, cry "Hallelujah and Amen," and in every way surpass the enthusiasm found at a race track!
During Jesus' triumphal entry, the Gospel of Luke says the disciples were praising God "in loud voices." The Pharisees told Jesus to rebuke His disciples, but instead He responded: "I tell you, if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out" (Luke 19:40).
Don't let the stones and the NASCAR fans do all the shouting. Shout for joy in the Lord—yes, even at a NASCAR race!
Global Outreach Missions
Wow what a great productive 2 days, GOD IS SO GOOD. Got some much needed rest Wednesday morning, Then the afternoon we went to the land were the church will be built. This site is a great site about a half mile up a hill side overlooking the ocean. It’s a beautiful place for the church. Got to meet the pastor who hasn’t been there very long, he’s a great guy. We discussed the plans for the church. I proposed a different system to build the church out of empty 2 liter coke bottles filed with sand. Everybody liked the idea, (a good way to help clean up the city and or the country). Very cost effective way to build, just collect coke bottles.
We found a very nice (resort) hotel about mile away from the site and talked to the owner about staying there with the teams. He was very happy to work us and said he would give us a very good room rate with meals and transpiration as well.
At the church site you can see God’s wonderful creation. Haiti is a beautiful country and the people are a very loving people, after all they’re God’s people also.
This afternoon we’re going to just ride around and see different places in Jacmel and Marigot so I can get to know my way around.
Tomorrow I’ll be leaving Jacmel to go to Port au Prince to visit our good friends John and Beth McHoul at Heartline Ministries.
I’m looking forward to coming back and working and serving the people of Haiti and most of all God in this wonderful country.
I’ll post pictures as soon as I get home.
Please keep praying.
Global Outreach Missions
FROM THE MISSION MINISTRY OF GOM
The reality of the Gospel of Jesus Christ should be the most important and driving force in our lives. The fact that eternity is waiting for all of us should determine our actions daily. We either believe the reality of the teaching of the scripture about heaven and hell or we do not. I do. So how can I best make a difference in this world for the Kingdom of God?
I look around me and I see small churches and even medium size churches that are struggling to get a group together every Sunday. How can they tap into the hundreds of thousands of people in our communities who spend Sunday and most of the rest of their time caring less about what any church is doing? Yet most of these same people do care about spiritual issues. Most surveys will tell you that the majority of people do believe in God but they do not attend church because they are too busy, or very sadly church are too boring. Our culture is oozing with entertainment and amusement. Everything tries to catch our attention and ultimately our wallets. How can the church compete?
Let me put forth an idea that is not unique, not original and not even profound but one you have heard before. The answer to growing a church is to involve people in Short Term Missions (1-14 days, not 1 to 2 years). It is Biblical Read Matthew 10 and Luke 10. It is doable look around and you will find people who are doing it. It is life changing. (Here is the deal...Some do not want change.) Churches or more specifically church people who are missing the call to be involved in short term mission projects are missing an opportunity that is unprecedented in the history of the world. Thinking that you cannot do it is the correct thinking. Let me repeat that statement, you did read it correctly. THINKING YOU CANNOT DO IT IS THE CORRECT THINKING! You cannot ... BUT God can. Short Term Missions cannot happen apart from a call from God and a response of His people to say what Isaiah said In Ch 6 of his book "Here am I send me"
The problem is not are there resources or time or places to go with Short Term missions the problem is people who are not listening to the voice of God To GO>>>>>Or to Get Involved.
When people get involved they seem to get consumed with the aspect of Short Term Missions. Can you think of something better? Think now clearly for a minute. Short Term Missions is about reaching people for Christ. Making disciples is the highest priority. What will stand up against this thought 100 years from now? What are you consumed with today? What are you trying to accomplish in the next 6 months? My prayer is that one person will read this and realize that their priority is out of whack and they will sign up to be on a short term missions today.
Here is a short term mission trip to get involved in the next several months;
Christmas in Kentucky; Dec. 8 - 11
There are plenty of opportunities to serve in short term missions. Please pray and obey.
Please call Sam or Elaine if you have any questions.
Sam:  842 - 0108
Elaine:  918 – 0741
Sam & Elaine
As time goes on I'll be posting new blogs weekly to keep you up to date about missions and other things, so please keep checking from time to time to see what Elaine and I are doing. As always please keep us in your prayers that we'll continue to do God's will.
Sam & Elaine