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USA Do You Have A Willing Heart and Helping Hands? by John Bailes There are many Christians who continually ask God to bless what they are doing, but the question that comes to mind is this: are we willing to do what God is already blessing? I would like to share some events that opened my mind to what can be done when Christians have a responsive attitude toward missions. In recent months we have had two Reseeding America church planters start churches. One was Lighthouse Baptist Church in Avondale, Arizona, and the other was City Baptist Church in Hoboken, New Jersey. When Sandy and I arrived in Phoenix, Arizona, to join Bob Larson and others to help Ron and Shelby Manuel prepare for their Grand Opening service, we were not surprised to find other local ministries assisting in this church plant. We were surprised when people started arriving from Georgia, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Todd and Bambi Threlkeld, who had restarted the New Haven Baptist Church in Summerville, Georgia, just six months prior, were there to assist. There were five men from Valley Forge Baptist Temple in Philadelphia and a young lady from Central Baptist Church in Southington, Connecticut. The men from Valley Forge Baptist Temple had arrived in time to help distribute the last of the door hanger packets. Before flying home on Sunday night, they left the new pastor a generous love offering. They were a wonderful encouragement. Lighthouse Baptist Church launched September 16, 2012. God blessed with 77 people in attendance. Fifty, including the pastor's family, were from the local area. Souls are being saved regularly and they are looking to move out of a school into a leased building. In October City Baptist Church began in Hoboken, New Jersey, with Reseeding America church planting missionary Phil Rizzo as pastor. Many churches from the Northeast had a part in making this new church a reality. A building had to be gutted and completely restored just weeks before the opening service. All of the things needed to have a church had to be purchased and put in place. Door hangers and mailers had to go out. God had to bless in a place that knew nothing about the Gospel. The Grand Opening was fantastic! First Service, Lighthouse Baptist Church They had 51 in the morning service and 32 in the evening service. Between the two services there were ten salvation decisions! Pastor Rizzo writes, “We have no doubt that the ‘success' we saw on October 14, 2012, was a result of the prayers God heard from so many around the country.”