The nature of what we do is always interesting to say the least…
Last week I was in Orlando helping some Fortune 500 executives prepare for their big keynotes. Next week Fred will be in Portland helping a team get ready for an annual meeting with their customers. But while all this was going on, our third team member, Amy, was on an even more important mission to the people of Rwanda.
One day this small team from our church delivered hundreds of pairs of shoes to people who had only known hand-me-down sandals. Another day they taught and played games with hundreds of children. But today, she gave a group of 47 pastors – some who had traveled many hours to be there – another kind of gift. She was helping them learn how to communicate better to the people they served back in their villages.
I’ll let my daughter Amy’s Facebook commentary tell the rest of the story.
“Day Six: Team went back to Mbabe while I did pastors training. 47 lead pastors – some traveling 2-3 hours to come. It was incredibly fruitful. Great interactions and questions. And many blessed people – mostly me. Very touching...”
“This was my translator, Joseph. He took communication courses including public speaking, totally understood my content, and was able to translate SO much more effectively because of it. Not a coincidence. A true gift!”
Saying I was a proud papa would be an understatement. But seeing Amy use her gifts to bless and support these dear people gives what we do at Distinction all new meaning…