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Doors Close and Doors Open in One Day

Hello friends,“I told you I was going to Colombia, didn’t I?”said my friend Paul Alexander, the co-founder of Pentecostals and Charismatics for Peace and Justice.“No, I know nothing about it.” Iresponded.Paul answered, “Well, next May, Bob Welch, a fellow professor, and I are going to Colombia to interview Colombian church people who are active in peace and justice work.We want to use these interviews for a book we are writing. I was hoping you could help us find people to interview and to come help us with the interviews.” This all happened about 9:30 PMin Los Angeles after I was told by the Presbyterians that morning in New York that they felt I would notwork for their Colombian accompaniment program because It meantwaiting around for something to happen several days a week and they felt that would not fit who I was. I asked to try it for a month, but they felt it just would not work.What a gift for the Lord to open doors so quickly after receiving this discouraging news.The Presbyt…