And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. Luke 10:2
It was a beautiful moonlit night and the desert air was still hot. Sitting among the leaders around their personal fires for evening tea and listening to praise in French, English and Fufulde made the evening almost surreal.
I began reflecting on what the Lord was doing during our three day training of nomadic Christian leaders in the Muslim nation of Niger. We had flown three and a half hours over empty sub-Sahara desert to the village that was the outreach base to a stil further out region.