Valentina Testimony

This is my fifth month as an intern and thank God that I have made it this far! Working with the kids is amazing; I watch them grow in the things of God. For my first time as an intern I felt really stretched out in the past two weeks, but I thank God because at the end I didn’t really feel like I was so tired. During these last two weeks I learned flexibility. In my heart I was stressed out with how I was going to handle the schedule that was given to me. I have been here for three years and have never missed a camp meeting or ministers conference. When I saw my schedule and it showed I was supposed to serve every morning, my heart dropped.  I started thinking on it and before I realized it, sadness began to creep into my heart.  The Lord directed me to Psalm 100. As I was reading it, the words “serve the lord with gladness” came to me as a light bulb that has been turned on. I just felt all the burden and stress lift off me and I was so happy serving.  The Lord was also dealing with me to keep my eyes on Jesus and to get me out of what I always like to do or the way I like things to be. I was to be flexible and go with the flow of the river, am so thankful that I allowed God to use me during the camp meeting and the week after that. It was amazing! Thank you Lord for every opportunity given me to serve at the River.

–Valentina

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