Toowong Team (QLD)
Meets 1:30-3pm every Tuesday afternoon at the Toowong train station on the 2nd floor and splits into two teams, one at the main entrance of Toowong Tower on Sherwood Road, another at the foot of the pedestrian bridge across Benson Street.
Contact Johnny Hsieh for more information.
Battle Log for Toowong Village : December 10, 2019 , 1330 -
Today we had four team members to join. Although it appeared a quieter week as it is UQ graduation week and last week of school term so there might be still plenty of opportunities but not anymore next weeks onward. Someone suggested we can break from next week onward and resume sometime in mid January ready for the new school term. But Col and Gary opined we should give it a go at least for one more week.
Even there will be less UQ students but God's work is unfathomable. Actually, one of my divine encounter to day tells that God always has special work in people hearts beyond our comprehension that however need our obedience commitment to catch those divine kairos moment.
Today, all of us still have opportunity for reaching out. As for me, I had eight divine encounters on record as follows with 3 Chinese, 3 Aussie, 1 European, 1 Nepalese: -
1 & 2) One of the work here is to reconnect with people you had conversation before. So I reconnected with 王健明 of whom was talked up to by Winnie a month ago. I also reconnected with Joe the atheist. I believed these are part of the work of God to get them exposed to His work of grace through our ongoing contact with words of warm concern and encouragement.
3) Then I caught up with a first year UQ female student. She got a Christmas Message card from Col but did not stop to chat. Instead she kept walking to the Bus stop. I approached her with the Chinese tract which she willingly received and we started chatting.
I was amazed to find out that this was the first time she received a tract on the street. She told me she actually saw me and other OPN 513 people both in Toowong and in Sunnybank. However, she had all along been determined enough to keep rejecting to accept any tract as she was afraid to talk about religion and and heavy issues about life. Yet, miraculously, God opened her heart this time to not only taking our tract for the first time, but entered into a conversation withe me at ease. I was able to share full gospel to her.
But her initial question to me was that if we have got paid for doing this. I told here on the opposite, we have to pay buying tracts and volunteer our time to reach out to strangers on the street. I used it to demonstrate how a true faith will change our world view and value system to focus on eternal rather than temporal matters. I continued to share my own testimony how God changed my life objective guiding me to shift my priority from achievement of this world to accomplishment of God's work that would last in eternity. Our 15 -20 minutes chat was ended when her bus came.
4) Old Aussie man took my tract and was open to talk. Just only have time for a quick sharing of the nutshell of the gospel but our conversation was cut short by the arrival of the bus.
5) An European looked UQ student appeared humble to let me walk him to the bus stop and listen to the gospel but it was cut short by the bus.
6) I have another long chat with Joy from Main Land China. She first received a tract from Col and walked on to cross the road for bus to the city. I handed her Chinese Tract and successfully started a conversation. She listened to my gospel sharing with interest. Then she told me she became a half Christian through a Taiwanese Pastor in the campus just falling short of a Baptism.
So this was obviously an incorrect understanding that needs more clarification but than the bus came and I had to spent time to help her to clarify with the bus driver the way to connect her to Sunnybank as such our conversation had to end. I pray that her faith in Christ will be straightened soon by the grace of God.
7) Lisa an UQ student from Nepal. She was very polite to accept my tract and was cooperative to let me share with her the gospel. Again the bus came just too quick that I could only manage to share the nutshell of the gospel.
8) An Aussie girl took the tract and read it right away before the bus came.
Battle Log for Toowong Village : Dec 3rd , 2019 1330-1500
Without Johnny, God called Col and Gary to rejoin me and Winnie. It was a windy and scorching hot afternoon but God grace was still sufficient for us to find chances to share His words to elected individuals, many of them were their repeated 2nd or 3rd encounter proving that God has their lives for salvation on His divine radar.
Winnie initially found it hard to share with anyone at her old position under the footpath bridge. She changed to mid way between the bridge and the traffic light crossing still without much result. Eventually, I suggested her to station at the Bus stop then she could get two full gospel sharing opportunities with first Lily an local Aussie lady office worker and later Yurie an UQ student from China. She made many approach with mixed results but her faithfulness and determination to serve the Lord was evidenced.
Col was fairing very well, with many successful approaches. I had team work with him making follow up chat with some ones from China. It was really a very fruitful afternoon full of grace.
As for myself, I earned many of my conversation by walking with the gospel targets to their destination whether to the Bus stop, their apartment, work place near by or even to the Shopping mall. Recap here below are my divine appointments:
1) Jack a local Aussie and student of Qut. He was in a hurry so I walked him to the shopping centre. He was wise to know that unless people are faultless, no one can go to heaven. So my gospel message was spot on to verify with his personal view on human eternal destination. Pray that it would lead him a big step closer to ultimate salvation.
2) I then wen to look for chance at the bus stop and chatted with two Indonesian ladies. They were receptive to the gospel especially about sin and punishment. The timing was just too good to finish my sharing when the bus arrived.
3) Jude got off the bus heading for an appointment. I walked him to the address and again just finished in time upon locating the location of the office that he was to have an appointment.
4) An UQ student by the name of Mou牟 first was stopped by Col. HE told Col, he don't even know what will happen to him tomorrow so it is fertile to talk about eternity. He anyway declined to talk more but want to leave. He actually wanted to do shopping at Toowong Village. Col signaled me to have follow up chat with Mou. To my surprised, he said he recognized me at Sunnybank whom I had a brief chat. More importantly, he had a long chat over an hour with Ryan at Sunnybank. So, it proves that he is a deep thinker but perhaps still a bit too rational. He told me he has favoritism over Christianity because his nanny was a Christians. Pray that God's life long pursue after him will bring him closer to his ultimate salvation.
5) Enoch is from HKG. He quickly declared to me he is a Christian attending hope Church. He is from a Christian family in HKG but only got baptized at Hope Church after he came over for Uni study. His faith is firm but still a bit vague in assurance of salvation. I walked him to his work place to clarify the right concept of 100% assurance only by means of trusting in Jesus alone to regain him with the heavenly citizenship. But it is only the beginning of his life long journey of sanctification back to perfection to be responsible and guaranteed by God through the work of the Holy Spirit. I urged him to set this assurance of salvation right with his peer Christian friends.
6) William a Catholic background Christian from China. He holds radical view again Protestant Christian initially. But after a long chat, he realized and admitted that Protestant Christian has a more holistic understanding on Bible teaching and promised to study the bible harder to lift up his spiritual life.
Battle Log for Toowong Village on Nov 26th, 2019 from 1330 to 1500
Great to have Kiateck rejoining us after he finished his heavy Church ministerial projects as well as his own assignment for Theological postgraduate Study. In the mean time, we received apology from Col for illness sake and from Winnie for family engagement. So we ended up serving today with a team of three, i.e. leader Johnny Hsieh, Kiateck Tan and Hung.
The afternoon started with seemingly very slack opportunities close to zero. But in no time, all three of us got as many divine appointments as we use to have at this spot of harvest field every Tuesday. Despite the UQ Academic Semester was over, both Johnny and Kiateck might have around 6 to 8 conversations while I got 10 divine appointments as recap below: -
1) Collin an elderly Christian who have 120 % assurance of salvation faith. But he has not been attending any church for a long long time because of bad church administrative experience. He is a building inspector and he anyway has never stopped sharing the gospel in his trade to bring clients to Christ and making disciple of all nations. I anyway still appealed to him never stop meeting for sake of continuous growth in grace and knowledge in Christ.
2) An English couples took the tracts and was found OK on the two questions though their complete understanding may still subject to deep scrutiny.
3) Blair an Aussie young lady claimed also to be a Christian who originally said she had 100% assurance of salvation but later changed to 80% after being challenged. So I managed to give her the needed clarification to get her back to have 100% assurance.
4) Francisco a Columbia Catholic who has no assurance of salvation that supposedly need my clarification which however was cut short by the arrival of the bus.
5) Jenny an Aussie elderly lady seemed to know all about Christianity but actually not. I anyway chose to walk her to the Toowong Village and did my best to feed her with the right concept of redemptive faith.
6) Karen a catholic background old lady with her niece stopped to chat with me. I soon found out that she has given up her Christian faith because of bad witnesses by other Christians. She rather believes in conducting her life as a good person and to respect others to make their own choice. Therefore, she is also a pro choice people. Despite of such great differences she still was polite enough to chat with me. Just pray for God regenerating work on her.
7) Joe the atheist I met last week greeted me again at the bike station while getting his bike to leave. I was given a second chance to witness with him how I became a Christian after wasting half of my life to believe in good work. He was surprised to learn that I received Christ at Manchester UK in 1990 and had visited his home city of Leicester. Pray that I can have many more chances to testify my journey of faith.
8) A woman with Tattoo took only the anti absorption tract despite I gave her also the Good Person tract. God must have a purpose in it.
9) Emma an UQ student from China was with a group of four of friends. Some of them took my tract, but only Anna was willing to let me walk with her back to home while listening to my sharing of the Gospel. She appeared receptive and promised to ponder on the truth of the gospel in the tract.
10) Sonia an office lady from Serbia. She listened up while I walked her back to office and she appeared very receptive to the gospel.
Battle Log of Toowong Village on 2019 Nov 19 1330 to 1500
The Schoolie Outreach has impact in many other regular Outreach in Brisbane, but not Toowong. Today we even had a new member Gary together with other 4 regular members, Johnny, Col, Winnie and Hung.
In fact our outreach here has been adversely affected by the finishing of academic term of UQ so we readily could meet much less UQ students.
Anyhow, individual member still had enough grace to get significant divine appointments to do His work. Winnie came back after two weeks break from family travelling. She only got one opportunity to share with the "Good Person" flip chart. But I encouraged her to submit to God's sovereign task assignment and took this as a lesson to have patience and to submit to God's plan. Gary had got a number of chances that were good enough to serve as encouragement for first timers. Like-wise both Col and Johnny had got good number of divine appointments especially Col.
As for me, I still got 5 chats despite I kept walking around to take pictures for other team mates for the sake of compilation of Battle Log.
This was a great team Work for the Glory of God sake.
1) Peter an Aussie Christian who rode bike to work but was willing to stop to chat with me. Once he declared he is a Christian, I ask him the two diagnosis questions. He was unsure initially. But once I gave him some hint and three options , 50%, 90% and 100%, than he picked the right answer of 100% assurance of salvation. In this connection, I felt the need to give him some apologetic clarification on the three folds salvation package of God.
2) Stephanie an UQ student from Wales was in her folk costume. She does not have any faith, but was very responsive to listen to my Gospel sharing and ended up fully convinced of the need to receive Christ as her Savior to take her place for the eternal death punishment. I encouraged her to take time to quiet before God seeking for His guidance to be saved through Christ. I referred her to seek support from Power to Change.
3) Joe an atheist who sternly rejected my tract. But he did not reject me to share. So I had a good debate with him in a very healthy and assertive manner. Despite he was still hard in his heart but at least he heard my version about faith and salvation and I believe God grace is sufficient to convert him eventually in His time.
4) Star and Tea are UQ students from Thailand. So they possibly are Buddhists. They showed initial impatience but God still moved them to stop for a short while long enough for me to share the nutshell of the gospel and they left with tracts taken home.
5) Jabe a Qut student from Hong Kong coming to do part time work at Toowong Village. He walked with a non -believer friend but his friend left when Jabe chose to stop to chat with me. It was found out he is a Christian baptized as a baby. His knowledge about the Bible and the doctrine of salvation is completely weak. I gave him a briefing and helped him to re-establish the correct understanding of salvation with full assurance. I also encouraged him to go back to church or at least to get connected with Power to Change at QUT first.
Battle Log : Toowong Village Tuesday Nov 12, 2019 1330 -1500
With few core members overseas who will be due back next week, we continued to have 3 die-heart members , namely Johnny, Col and Hung only this week attending this Evangelist mission spot. Despite of scarcity in hands, all of us had near non-stop divine appointments especially Col who had 7. Most of them led to willingness to consider to receive Christ and eagerness to receive Bible to know more about God.
As for me, I had five quality conversations as recap below: -
1) Harry, a QUT local student who passed by to go for a part time job. He was very pure in heart and stopped voluntarily to listen. At the end he was very convinced of the need to trust in Jesus for cleansing our sin. I referred him to look for Power To Change once he decided on his own accord to receive Jesus as his personal Savior.
2) Beverly and her disabled husband were waiting by the road side for pick up car. Beverly has weak eye sight as such she can only read with a magnifying glass. Thus she was happy to listen to my sharing patiently. And at the end, she also appeared very impressed and convinced that every one including herself need Christ.
3) Angela and Scythania are both UQ students from Cairns . They are friends who were both born here as an Australian Born Chinese. Unlike most of the other Chinese from the Mainland, they both showed genuine interest and politeness to let me share with them. Despite they are both non-believers without any religious faith, they both showed deep receptive to the gospel message and were fully convinced that both of them need Christ. Again, they were referred to contact Power to Change as soon as they make the step of faith to receive Christ.
4) Raul a QUT student from Spanish speaking Republic of Paraguay. He was about to leave and politely declined my invitation to talk by claiming he is a Christian already. I of course will not easily let go any self claimed Christian by checking their assurance of salvation faith. He right away told me he has 100% assurance simply counting on the redemptive grace of Jesus. So I applauded him for being the minority group of Christians I contacted on the street who have clear understanding of salvation. He explained it was all because of his mother who brought them up with all the crucial biblical Knowledge. It causes him a problem to get adapted to many of the Australian churches that care only about emotional feeling but not biblical truth teaching. He however is not feeling over disappointed as there is no perfect church. I encouraged him to not stopping Sunday worship even he has readily a strong biblical knowledge foundation. It was a most mutually edifying conversation in Christ I ever have on the street with a stranger. We ended up chatting for a long while despite he initially wanted to ride away with his bike.
5) Finally I talked to Hu 胡 from China. He, unlike most Mainland Chinese, cheerfully accepted my tract and prepared to listen. But our conversation was cut short by the arrival of the bus.
Today we only had 3 Street Evangelists, namely Johnny, Col and Hung. Both Winnie and Lily got other engagements. It was an extraordinarily windy day. It affected a bit the willingness for people to stop and chat under gusty wind. But God's Work still prevailed despite of unfavorable condition.
Both Johnny and Col had got almost non-stop conversation opportunities many of which were fruit bearing ones. As for me, I continued to apply my Walk with You tactics if our targets claim they cannot stop to chat. In total , I had got 6 conversation opportunities.
1) Helen an Aussie old lady from England. She said she is a Christian and almost got the two diagnosis questions correct. But her expression still gave her away that deep down in her heart , she still thinks she is not good enough for the salvation. So reinforcement is needed as such I Walked her back home.
2) An Asian looking face, English speaking lady, possibly a Vietnamese or Korean mother with two children. She accepted the tract.
3) John a Kiwi who was in a hurry to catch a flight back to NZ. But he still let me walk him to the train station to let me share the nutshell of gospel with gratitude.
4) Prive. an UQ student from India talked a short time with Johnny. So I tried my luck to check if I can chat more with him. He thus let me walk with him to the train station kept chatting to share the nutshell of the Gospel anyway .
5) Matt is a strongly built UQ student who was also in a hurry to the UQ Library. He let me share while we walked to the train station. His attitude is polite and humble to listen. So pray for an open heart to receive Christ..
6) Chris is an IT personnel at the UQ. He is extraordinarily humble and keen to discuss with me the struggle as a Christian. I any way helped him to re-establish his faith assurance.
Battle Log : Toowong Village Tuesday Oct 29 1330 - 1500
It is one of the most enjoyable mission field I have ever engaged, not only because God gives us great variety of gospel outreach opportunities every time. More so, I can witness God's own life transformation work on me and my gospel compatriot in particular Winnie Choi. God called her and has given her the passion for gospel and empowered her to preach the gospel indiscriminately to people of all races in English and Mandarin most of the time that she originally was not very good at these two languages apart from her mother tongue Cantonese. It fits with the theory that Gospel proclamation is the work of God that we sinful human originally are not worthy to play any part but by mercy of God, He elected us as His vessel to do His work while in the mean time , we the unworthy vessel will be transformed as a tool used by God that can virtually do any great thing for His glory sake. So Street evangelism is virtually the work of God but He will elect us, train us, use us and empower us to do great thing for Him. Thus, once Winnie has mastered the basic skill and method, God and God only is her personal trainer in all these street outreach occasions. Today again she was given three complete gospel sharing chances with good result as recap below : -
a) Ryan Aussie UQ student who was moved to reconnect with Christ and to look for church.
b) Susie, an Aussie old lady was also moved to receive Christ and asked for tracts that she could bring home for her sons and daughters.
c) Tina an UQ students from India, was also convinced by the way of salvation by Christ.
Johnny and Collins both had numerous gospel sharing opportunities. Johnny in the end referred to me a person form China with a sure name same as me.
As for me, I had seven Gospel sharing opportunity as recap below with two stood out ones. One was with a Russian UQ lecturer and a UQ student from China of my same sure name.
1) Ben an UQ student from Malaysia who knows a little about Christ but not yet a Christian. I walked to the shopping centre with him so as to share the full gospel.
2) Melissa, a lady I shared gospel before passed by and greeted me to thank for what I shared with her.
3) May an UQ Master Degree student from China but did her undergraduate in USA uni. She later disclosed she actually is a Christian and was baptised in USA. But she knows very little about God and appeared having not read Bible a lot. Thus, she failed the Christian Salvation Assurance test. I greatly recommended her to get back to God and to connect with Christian community likes Power to Change which she acknowledges such need.
4) Jack an UQ Aussie student. He has no religious belief but showed strong body language inviting me to chat with him and finally appeared very receptive to the gospel.
5) Vladimir Kruglov is an Russian UQ professor of Department of Physic. He claimed to be a Christian but in the mean time, he explores other religions like Buddhism and Hinduism as a means for transcendent peace. So in fact he is just a nominal Christian by birth but has no real redemptive faith. Obviously, he has gone astray for a wrong way for salvation. He has a false confidence that through training of heart and mind by practicing Karate , he can venture spiritual adventure sighting spirits in spiritual realm. I just pray for him and hope we can have another chance to chat. But I gave him the name card of Kenneth Chan who is the worker of Power to Change for Faculty member of UQ.
6) A nameless Chinese UQ student who was reluctant to chat but still I walked her to the bus stop and finished the gospel sharing. Eventually I also refereed her to Power to Change.
7) 關浩翔 Ho Cheng Kwan from 開平, China. He initially was approached by Johnny but was referred to me when noticed he shares the same Sure Name of mine and is Cantonese speaking. He appeared very sincere and became very receptive to the gospel. He admitted while managing to be a good person, he so far could not resist the sin of lust like most of the young people. He showed great urge to receive Christ in getting his sin be pardoned so that he can be a free person again in Christ.
Battle Log : Toowong Village : Tuesday Oct 22 1330 to 1500
Praise and thank God to have moved and called the five of us to serve as one unified team for the glory of God sake. We welcomed Colin joining Johnny, Winnie, Kenneth and me for the first time.
We changed our strategy to serve all on the west side of Toowong Village across Benson Street. Winnie and later joined by Kenneth stationed at the foot of the pedestrian bridge, while Johnny and Colin stationed at the Zebra Crossing nearer to the bus stop to catch people crossing the road from the Shopping mall to catch bus. I kept walking in between the two ministry points to catch hold of those in a hurry to catch bus.
This new deployment of our meager 5 person team has proved to be workable and effective. Every one including especially Winnie and Kenneth who are green in Street evangelism all got chances to share full gospel to 3 and or more persons. This virtually has boosted their boldness and faith in Christ to get more fired up to keep going for the long haul in Street evangelism.
The highlight of this 1.5 hours street evangelism came towards the end that, an Australian born Indian young lady excused from my short communication on reason of tiredness was however still stopped by Spirit through Johnny just a minutes later and willingly have a long chat with him that she was made known about the difference between Hindu and Christianity. Praise and glory be to God.
I myself have 10 divine appointment as recap below: -
1) Dodo, a local Aussie girl thought good person is good enough for heaven which of course I pointed out the fallacy and clarified to her the right way through Christ.
2) Delores an UQ student from Fiji who is religious by not yet a Christian. She believed in good deed is OK but I threw her a bomb that it served not effect to counteract their punishable sin. My God enlighten her to find the right way.
3) May, another UQ student was willing to let me walk her to the bus stop, but my full sharing was interrupted by the arriving bus that forced her to leave chasing for the bus.
4) A Blunt man thought he is good as a good man and reject the tract despite I still manage to walk with him for the needed minimum clarification.
5) Sue a Catholic senior lady also thought that just good deed is fine. I walked a distance with her along the foot path to convey the minimum needed clarification.
6) Saki, another UQ student from Fiji agreed with the logic of God's way of redemptive plan but his feed back was cut short by the arriving bus.
7) Yau Tsuen,æœ‰ç’‡ an UQ female student from China who claimed she has no religious belief. Shared with her the core gospel with good receptive result.
8) Marissa a local Aussie lady, who is an Atheist
9) Clarissa an UQ student from Sri Lanka who is a Buddhist
10) Millay an Australian born Indian of Hindu background
All the three of them has met and chatted with me last time but God let them reunited with me for some follow up chat. Pray that God will continue to shed light on them for their ultimate salvation. Especially for Millay who was stopped by God the 2nd time through Johnny, may her time for salvation come in His time.
As for Winnie, she got three opportunities to have a full sharing using the "Good Person Test" flip chart : -
1) Kim a girl from Thailand
2) David an UQ student from China
3) Ruth, another UQ student from Philippine,
All three of them admitted they have sin and need the salvation of Jesus. They all indicated they will look for church and or Power to Change in UQ.
Battle Log : Toowong Oct 15 Tuesday 1330 -1500
Walk with Christ to Walk with Clients of Gospel
God has never stopped amazing us by His Wondrous works ever since we started the street evangelism at Toowong. Apart from praying for more opportunities to share gospel to people of all nation (people group), we have also been praying for more Street Evangelist workers.
Winnie is one of the exemplary example, taking only one week of learning and observation than joining force to have the spiritual boldness to start sharing to people on the street as guided by the Spirit. So for three consecutive weeks, she has got increasing chances of sharing full gospel.
Today she shared to three persons namely Craig a non-believer from India, Reuben, possibly a back slashed Islander Christian or from Africa, then Rose an Aussie old lady of Catholic background. They all responded positively showing willingness to pursue salvation or getting back to Church to rebuild relationship with God. The empowerment for Winnie to share Gospel does not limit on Tuesday at Toowong but during the week in many shopping malls in the Gold Coast. Praise God for the quick transformation of Winnie from a lay Christian to a street evangelism warrior.
Then comes Gladys. God moved and called her through our Battle Log sharing and she first indicated to me last Sunday at Ruth Ordination service she has interest to join but did not commit when. Then Monday last night, God let us meet again unexpectedly at Carindale where I took free veges. I appealed her to come today but again she appeared indecisive. So today, I did not expect her to turn up. Therfore, when the four of us, Winnie and husband Vincent, Johnny all arrived a bit ahead of time, we prayed together then supposedly Johnny , Winnie, and I were ready to go to the street, but Johnny was moved to stay behind to share Gospel with Vincent possibly because I told him he has not yet officially received Christ but his heart is readily soften as such he felt obliged to come all the way from the Gold Coast every time to support Winnie.
Because of this delay, Gladys who arrived just on time did not miss us all but met Johnny so she would not have missed her first attempt to come out by faith. Johnny was classmate with Gladys in the Bible College, so he briefed Gladys the way to share on the street then led her to have practice together. See, this were all the works of God to keep calling Gladys to come out from her comfort zone. Pray that Gladys will be moved to come from now on, on a more regular basis.
As for me, I got 10 opportunities, of which many were grasped by walking with the gospel targets, either to the bus stop, to their work place and in the last instance to their place of living near by.
1) Jonathan an UQ student from Thailand. He is a non-believers, but responded positively to the Gospel. I referred him to join Power to Change if she chooses to accept Jesus as his personal Savior.
2) Mary. a Local Aussie lady who heard only half of my gospel sharing but had to go for an appointment.
3) Santos , an UQ student from Sri Lanka who claimed to be a Buddhist, but he still appeared responsive and receptive to the Gospel message.
4) Melissa an office worker who was born here but of Romania descendant. I walked her to her work place to buy time for sharing the full Gospel.
5) Noor an Australian born Indian UQ student of self righteousness but still willing to listen to the gospel while I walked him to the bus stop. It was cut short by the bus
6) A local Aussie Mum took the tract and heard the topic but had to rush for her medical appointment near by.
7) Helena , an UQ student from Bangladesh who heard the Gospel for the first time and appeared receptive to the teaching.
8) Rubia and Shane are UQ year 1 female students from Shandong. They first accepted the tract from Winnie but did not stop to listen. I anyway asked for permission to walk them home near by and had just enough time to finish sharing the full Gospel. They appeared receptive and promised to read and respond to the tract.
9) Osten an Aussie of Sweden origin. He also appeared very receptive to the Gospel.
10) MacAlister, an UQ student of Irish Catholic background, he initially did not have assurance of salvation, but after sharing he was grateful for my clarification and explanation getting a full understanding of God's three folds deliverance.
Toowong Village - 7/10/2019 Tuesday 1330-1500
Praise and thanks God for calling a group of 6 faithful servants to join the Street Evangelism today despite of overnight sickness scare of our team leader Johnny, and the couple Winnie and Vincent from Gold Coast by 1.5 hour train one way, as well as Chi Ming and Di Tuen who will be leaving for Taiwan just a few days later. I must give glory to God for bringing up Chi Ming, Di Tuen and Winnie to have the boldness to share Gospel to strangers on the street. Winnie has been greatly encouraged to commit herself to do street evangelism regularly, not just at Toowong, but possibly in her home turf in the Gold Coast at the Surfer Paradise OPN 513 Friday night ministry in the near future.
Again, I teamed up with Winnie. This time God gave her lesson to wait with patience and had the heart to accept repeated rejections but finally allowed her to do a full gospel sharing with Dora from China with the "Good Person Test" hand held flip chart. Dora has heard gospel before, but the first time in this format. Pray that God will work further in her heart to receive Christ in His time.
As for me, God gave me nine divine appointments as recap below: -
1) Gethard from Germany who is married to wife from Guyana(圭亞那). He stopped with gracious heart despite he and wife were in a hurry with their baby. He quickly identified himself a Christian as such his intention to stop was to give me encouragement. I did not give away the chance to check his assurance of salvation. He refused to say he has 100% assurance but kept emphasizing that the source and base of salvation is by Christ alone. I just chipped in the idea that he should boldly declare 100% assurance of salvation faith despite he still finds himself yet to be transformed back to perfection again by the grace of God through the work of the Holy Spirit. He left joyously to rejoin his wife walked far ahead towards the shopping mall.
2) Julian , an UQ student from Malaysia who was in a hurry to catch bus for class. So he was the first one in today that I walked him to the bus stop to catch bus for UQ and just had enough time for the sharing of the nutshell of the gospel within 2 minutes before the bus arrived.
3) An Indian girl who was also in a hurry so l walked and talked with her the nutshell of the Gospel before we must part our way at the zebra crossing.
5) Grace(fake name) an UQ student from China having arrived here for just one week. She claimed herself a Christian and has already found her church for worship at CCCB St Lucia. She however, has no assurance in salvation faith that God used me to have clarified her incomplete concept.
6) Rose from England who has no religious belief. Again I walked her to the bus stop and finished the nutshell of the Gospel just in time before her bus arrived.
7) Hanna an UQ student from Iran. I also walked her to the bus stop. She was happy to listen to the gospel and surprised to find that her own country has now become a thriving Christian church nation both overseas and back in Iran.
8) Debby an Office lady took the tract from Winnie and sat there reading the tract right away while smoking. I approached to share the gospel verbally after she finished reading the tract. She appeared very responsive to the gospel and pray for God's follow up work in her.
9) The last person was the high light of today street evangelism who is an UQ student by the name of Sun孫 from Shandong, China. He found the gospel very logical and convincing and he disclosed that his passed way grand mum was a Christian so he can now identify with her to give his trust on Jesus. It was obvious that God moved him deeply to treasure this priceless salvation. It was proven by his reaction to endeavor to grab up the fallen tract blowing away by the wind that he did it at the cost of having his head hit on a rail by the road side.