Often I ask myself why I teach and train people? Then I watch something like this video and as I am moved to tears I remember the simple answer: I cannot do the evangelism that is needed to reach the peoples of the world, but I can help equip other people so that they can do it.
Matthew 9:35-38 (The Message) – Then Jesus made a circuit of all the towns and villages. He taught in their meeting places, reported kingdom news, and healed their diseased bodies, healed their bruised and hurt lives. When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd. “What a huge harvest!” he said to his disciples. “How few workers! On your knees and pray for harvest hands!”