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It’s Really Good Reading!

It’s Really Good Reading!

“There’s stuff in here you need. It’s really good reading,” called the New Phila Welty student to his school friends as they walked out the door after school on November 16th. I was one of several Gideons on the sidewalk around New Phila High and Middle School to distribute New Testaments/Psalms/Proverbs to as many students we could reach in about 10 minutes after the bell rang. Equipped with a box of 100 testaments each, we handed them to students hoping each would accept one, as with any Gideon school distribution. But after I had distributed about 50 testaments, a student came outside, gladly accepted one, then stood beside me encouraging others to take one. Wow, I thought! What a heart for the Bible. And what a testimony for Christ to his friends. I loved it. Moments later, after all the students had left, I asked him about his faith. That was my blessing. And yours, too, because you gave offerings to the Gideons to buy Scriptures just for that-here in New Phila and in 199 other countries. We handed testaments to 400 students that day.
Thank you, Broadway. Missions work!
-Don Gibson