As many of you already know, I have been busy since the beginning of 2020 with the dubbing of a great movie from Living Waters, which is such an amazing tool of evangelism to reach out to the French population, mainly those familiar with the use of the internet – YouTube more specifically.
The oppositions of the enemy have been numerous during the working of this project and I was very sick for the last 2 months of the finalization of the dubbing with what I thought was a pinched nerve in my lower back, when actually it was an abcess in my kidney which the Lord miraculously delivered me from. I was barely recovered when the Lord gave me the green light to start a missionary trip from the 17th of August till today, the 5th of October.
A big sense of urgency pressed me to go as quickly as possible to reach a maximum of cities in France with the Gospel via the movie “The Atheist Delusion” now finally dubbed in French = “Athée: vraiment?” for all to follow easily.
While Mitch was visiting and helping his parents and family in California I started with a visit to my family in France until the cards and the movie were ready. The happy day finally arrived on the 30th of August! I left immediately for Mulhouse to distribute in the streets the movie cards to the younger people and the “Good Person” tracts to the elderly. Sleeping mainly in rooms rented via Airbnb, driving often in the morning, distributing all afternoon.
Enjoying different landscapes between cities, then pouring my heart out to the people in the streets of no less than 27 French cities, mainly in the north of France.
I was so privileged to go and give thousands of cards and tracts in Mulhouse, Strasbourg, Metz, Reims, Saint Quentin, Lille, Arras, Amiens, Dieppe, Rouen, Chartres, Orléans, Le Mans, Rennes, Brest, Lorient, Nantes, Angers, Tours, Poitiers, Limoges, Clermont Ferrand. Then the south with Perpignan, Carcassonne, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Toulouse!
Everywhere I went the Lord’s goodness, direction, faithfulness, provision, protection were just so AMAZING!! He also prepared some incredible divine appointments in many places. Young and old, believers(*) who needed to be encouraged, prayed for, unbelievers searching and knowing we did not meet by chance. Bringing hope, encouragement to those like Floriane*, Philippe, Pierre, Melina*, Lucianna*, and her whole family* of gypsies in Dieppe, Sébastien*, Patrice*, Danne*, François, Emmanuel – Isabelle, Céline, Hélène, Xavier, Lionel, and also a whole group of lost young teens, in full rebellion with 7 young homeless men in Lorient, Nathalie, Frank, Eve, Brigitte, pasteur Alex*, Domitien, Dominique, Mateo, Maurianne, Patrick, Catherine, a young lady working at a cash register at Lidl, whose reaction was SO radical as she took the card with hope in the midst of her depression, Martine, Pastor Jean from Nimes* who took 8000 cards to give to the people of his city and other pastors he knows, Manuel, Christian, Israel, Mona-Dabia-Camille, Anne, a group of 8 youth in the streets of Bordeaux, Miguel-Fabienne, Simon…… and all the stories I will never know here on earth of thousands of hearts touched by the Lord through this movie.
I am planning to keep in touch with some of these and will pray regularly for all the persons mentioned above.
There are as many incredible stories as first names mentioned. I cannot tell of these here, it would take many pages. BUT, if you are interested to know what happened with them, pick up a name or two or three and I will share with you. I kept some daily notes not to forget this extraordinary journey.
As I am coming home after this incredible trip, I am very, very grateful for the DAILY support I had from close sisters like Carole (California), Elisabeth and Graziella (Nice) who fought with me spiritually for this trip to be to the Lord’s glory!!
My heart is bursting out of thankfulness for all the goodness the Lord has bestowed upon me during these last months!!! For each heart which got encouraged everywhere He sent me! And also for the miracle of seeing and spending a sweet 90 minutes with my older sister Fabienne in the north of France after 5 years of not hearing anything from her!
The fields are white….
To our Great God be ALL the glory!!