The alien living with you must be treated as one of your native-born. Love him as yourself, for you were aliens in Egypt. I am the LORD your God.
English club has been really fun to be a part of this year. We say it is teaching international students better English, and it is, but really, it is just me, Clint and Miranda hanging out with Chinese people. I have gotten to know a lot of the students really well. Maximus, Fan, Justin, Estelle,
We went on the retreat and we got a few Chinese students to sign up. Maximus was in my group, he was really quiet in all of our small group times. I asked him to just talk after our Saturday night group. I was frustrated with how our group was going, but I just asked Max a few questions, and he started talking to me. He told me about his family who said they were Buddhist, but really just believed in the betterment of themselves and a little about his own search for meaning in life. I then told my testimony, in a powerful and passionate way that I have always wanted to and never have been able. Max ultimately said no to the gospel, but as I have come to see with Chinese people, he really is actively searching and counting the costs.
Later, after a late night worship session, he came up to me and told me he wanted to talk. We talked some more, and I told him to read Ecclesiastes; he dog-eared the page in his bible.
Before the retreat ended, a guy stood up who had had Manson in his small group he said he almost cried when he prayed in Chinese because it was so apparent to him that God was working all around the world. Then someone stood up and said they did cry.
A Sunday in November, all of
I remember sitting in English Club one Thursday night and we were talking about why we came to