Danny is feeding a vulture at a rehabilitation center in Africa. The bird was heavy and strong. His claws could be felt through the thick leather glove. He pulled at the meat between my thumb and fingers. His size and power was a surprise as he jumped on my arm and went after the raw meat.
Once he gobbled the small snack I dropped him to the ground. He could have easily turned and pecked at my face. It was certainly an uneasy feeling once he latched on to my arm.
Cathy and I are traveling on Monday to a volatile area of the world. A large portion of the refugees escaping the Middle East are coming through the Island of Lesvos in Greece. We will be going to visit missionaries on the island and in Athens. This will take us to parts of the world that are deeply troubled.
The places we will go and some of the people we will interact with have seen the atrocities first hand. Many have never met a Christian before. The stories they tell are moving and powerful. We will see some who have witnessed visions from the Lord.
Pray for our understanding, wisdom, graciousness and courage as we come alongside Christians and Muslims who have seen this tragedy up close and personal. Pray that we encourage and guide everyone's heart toward Jesus.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.