Business meetings aren't really my thing: facts and figures tend to confuse and bore me. That's honesty for you! However the facts and figures presented clearly represent the sacrificial living and giving of men and women in the support and development of the work. It also represents a significant amount of work within accountants and secretarial support.
We are encouraged to do more and not to accept budgets with planned deficits. It is difficult as a member of a national movement to hear a call/direction to do more. Staff work hard around the world communicating with supporters, living with the constant pressures of where daily income is coming from. The global context has been and continues to be a significant challenge.
Questions and comments come from around the world affirming God's faithfulness in the ongoing work.
For the first time I need to stop blogging as my battery is dying and I'm not near a power socket.