Today at our worship time we had a guest from Jamaica. Several of us met this young woman when we went on a mission trip to Kingston last May. Through the magic of Facebook, she had kept in touch with one member of our mission team. When she was visiting in NC, he asked her to come visit with us.
This is a great way to stay in touch with people around the world. Now I am friends with her on FB, and I noticed that several other Crossroads people have already friended her since this morning.
Because of this connection, we are staying in touch with the people with whom we served over the summer. We don't have to forget our new friends.
Another benefit is that the folks at Crossroads now have a greater sense of connection with Jamaica. We can understand the needs better and find ways to meet them. We can pray for the continued movement of the Spirit of God in Kingston and Spanish Town.
The world is getting smaller, and I hope it is becoming a better place, as Christ followers use these connections to make a difference.