Over the summer one of our high school girls decided (with her mother) to have a foreign exchange student come live with them this year. It was a really spur of the moment decision, but they felt God telling them they needed to house this girl.
A few weeks later N showed up from Holland. N came from a Christian family (which is a rarity in post-Christian Holland), although she herself did not claim a relationship with Jesus.
over the course of the year, N has been attending our youth group, and hanging out with our kids, and decided to come with us to winter camp.
This weekend, Valentine's day, 2010, N made a decision to be baptized.
I was overcome when I thought about the lengths God went to to bring her into His family. A new country, a new family, a new church, and a trip to camp. What a beautiful story this girl has. What a testimony to the love of our Lord!