Spring Ministry Update!
COMMISSION FAMILIES - SPRING 2018
"With families at heart and a heart for the world"
“So everywhere we go we talk about Christ to all who will listen.”
- Colossians 1:28a TLB
Dear Friends in Christ,
your “shoes”? In Ephesians 6:15 it says, “And, as shoes for your
feet, put on
the readiness given by the gospel of peace.”
year I began using the acronym SHOE to help introduce and
explain our unique
ministry. S.H.O.E. = “Spiritual Heritage Outreach Events!”
this year, we have had twenty ministry outings with missionary
guests, church groups, family groups and Christian schools. The
outing location has been to the U.S. Capitol (with the new
Museum of the Bible
a close second).
photos are a sampling of some of those groups. If you would like
to bring a
group or ministry team to the DC area, including local Civil War
for a “Spiritual Heritage Outreach Event,” please contact us!
primary purpose is evangelism (to or with the group) or
discipleship, we can
totally tailor it for you.
Christian school from Arizona returned this year with a new
group of students
for five days in and around DC. These two photos (above) were taken at
the White House
and at the entrance to Mount Vernon. Do you know the White House
Written by John Adams, FDR had it carved into the mantelpiece in
Dining. Email me to find out!
Above 1: Asian college students on a tour of
America with an
old friend of mine. There is so much spiritual truth to point
out in DC. Here,
it’s Jefferson’s words: All men “...are endowed by their Creator
inalienable rights.” Above 2: An extended family in the new Museum
of the Bible.
One said, “There is so much to see. Another trip is due!”
Above 1: At Mount Vernon I’m sharing my “Four
Washington Served Under” presentation with another Christian
school group. Above 2: A missionary family & I ran into Josh McDowell at the
Museum of the
Bible! Josh said, “Bernie, some day I hope to bring my whole
family to DC for 3
days. Dottie & I want you to be with us to share your
Above 1 and 2: Through a good friend, I was able to
take the interns
from a leadership program at White Sulphur Springs, PA (Officers
Fellowship) through the U.S. Capitol and share more Scripture
with these eager
young people than any other group, with the possible exception
McDowell’s group of 150 ministry leaders last November.
the DC cherry blossoms were in full bloom, my Penn State friends
another group of int’l students to see the beauty and to hear
stories of faith
& biblical truth from me. Above I’m sharing the Gospel
message from one of
our fliers entitled, “Do You Know the Story Behind the Cherry
Blossom Trees of
Washington, DC?” Email
us for a PDF! My
Egyptian friend wrote, “Thank you for always making our time in
special. God bless your family & ministry!”
you for your prayers and support!
In Christ, Bernie for the Bealls