In the morning we went to the Pentecostal church in Forssa and in the evening we went again to Ystävän Kammari, where there is a super nice international gathering on Sundays. I like it more and more: they really are a family to me now. It is hard to hear that most of them have … More Sunday 29.01.17, Our “refugee family”
Today several of my muslim classmates, came to know that I’m fasting. Not that I wanted it but one of my good friends Ali (name changed) who has a limping problem wanted to me to taste some of the food he had. He looked so happy to share it and it looked very delicious (some special … More Friday 27.01.17, We really like refugees 😀
Nothing extraordinary happened at school today. It only feels a bit weird to always stay in the classroom almost alone during the lunchbreak (day 4 with the fast), but I’ll get used to it. I’m reading my bible and praying to God and in my prayers I had the feeling that God wants me to … More Thursday 26.1.17, Listening to the Holy Spirit is a Full time job!
In the morning we went with the whole finnish class to a museum of the city of Forssa and the liberary. When we were waiting on the teachers I spoke with a friend (lets call him Amir) of mine. He was really amazed, because he had seen yesterday, that I prayed for someone in the class, who got … More Wednesday 25.1.17, A person got baptised with the Holy Spirit!
I went to my finnish course as every day. Yesterday I prayed for one man’s back and I hoped that today I could share about Gospel in a more detailed way. At the lunch break I again stayed in the class room and tried to feel, when would be a good situation to explain the … More Tuesday 24.1.17, Sharing the Gospel
INTRO I have decided to fast for 40 days, motivated by the testimonies of others. I want to write something about it, NOT to boast, but to encourage somebody to try it themselves. There’s a great secret (power) hidden in fasting. I always thought that it was impossible for human beings except Jesus (who is our example … More 40 day fast: day 1, Jesus healed a person from my finnish class!
The morning service at the Pentecostal church was great! Miika and Janica Kaunismäki (20 years) were preaching, which means telling testimonies and pointing out, how we really should have the identity of a disciple, not just a believer or christain. The word “disciple”, which means apprentice, is 250 times in the New Testament, while the … More Sunday 22.1.17, Be a disciple
Saturday was a Kickstart day. Miika and Janica Kaunismäki (20 years) came all the way from Vaasa, which is 320 km from Forssa. The youth pastor of Pentecostal church in Forssa had invited them, so we had a kickstart day with some youth. At 10 o’clock we came together for a teaching and encouraging session. … More Saturday 21.1.17, Going out with the youth
After finnish course I did some house work, so I went a bit later to Prisma. When I left home, it was already around 15.30. My wife was already in Prisma (or in some shops in the small shopping mall) searching for some clothes. When I was passing the upper secondary school that is next … More Friday 20.1.17, Refugee friends and encouraging youth from church
I came home from my Finnish course at 14 h and the sun was happily shinging. I rested a bit at home and then went for my lovly PCP (Prisma-Citymarket-Prisma) visit. I was very happy because I got home from the course more than an hour earlier than normally and could use that time to … More Thursday 19.1.17, Everybody is important!