reading the prophet, Isaiah. Then the Spirit said to Philip, ‘Go over to this
chariot and join it.’
Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter, and like a lamb silent before its shearer, so he does not open his mouth.In his humiliation justice was denied him. Who can describe his generation? For his life is taken away from the earth.
the prophet say this, about himself or about someone else?’ Then Philip began to speak, and starting with this scripture, he proclaimed to him the good news about Jesus. As they were going along the road, they came to some water; and the eunuch said, ‘Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?’ He commanded the chariot to stop, and both of them, Philip and the eunuch, went down into the water, and Philip baptized him. When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; the eunuch saw him no more and went on his way rejoicing. But Philip found himself at Azotus, and as he was passing through the region, he proclaimed the good news to all the towns until he came to Caesarea.
Ethiopia the ends of the earth.
Three years ago our synod asked “What is to prevent us from setting a
goal of raising $250,000 to end Malaria? We didn’t know where that road would take us any more than Philip knew what was waiting for him on the wilderness road to Gaza. And years later we have raised more than
downloading a few resources, and giving people a chance to be even more
generous so that we can save more children’s lives, this time in Namibia?
We only need 35 more Portico members to take their Health Assessment for
our synod and congregations to save a total of $33,000. What is preventing you from going straight from reading this blog to taking your assessment?
and Pastor Mark Anderson, Assistant to the Bishop