Festival Por La Vida Continues!

It was another electric and power packed lineup of artists this second festival night.  Incredible music that people love and who have the ability to draw masses, but all artists who love the Lord and point people to Christ all throughout the night. 
 
The Lord used Mike in a mighty way as he proclaimed the Gospel again last night.  The people were so attentive and like the previous night, responded in overwhelming numbers when Mike gave the invitation to receive Christ.  There has been a unique and supernatural outpouring of the Holy Spirit in this place and we are seeing God move in ways and volumes we have never seen before.  So we praise God for that!  Thank you for your faithful and powerful prayers that have been answered here this week.  
 
If you missed it, you can still go and watch the recording of the live streamed events from both nights on Festival Por La Vida’s Facebook page.
 
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Mike using the Peruvian flag as a spiritual application illustration for the Gospel.
 
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Headlining Artist, Vico C
 
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FestiKids

One of the most exciting and highly anticipated components of Festival Por La Vida is our kids festival, FestiKids.  It’s a family friendly festival for children with clowns, games, face painting, captivating skits, and an age relevant Gospel message.  It was an incredible turnout here in Trujillo and we saw thousands of children ask Jesus in their hearts before the main festival even began!  This is why we’ve come.
 
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Water Well Project

MSI is always extremely intentional to provide the communities we enter with not only compassion aid projects, but those that reflect the needs of the community.  In Trujillo, this was a Water Well project for the small hamlet of San Edelfonso, located just outside the city.
 
At the dedication ceremony, the resounding sentiment was that of overwhelming gratitude.  This was an undertaking that they could not afford and for this reason their previous water system had been damaged due to vandalism and had been broken for years, providing water for only about 2 minutes per day in an amount insufficient for the needs of the 245 families in the community averaging about 12 individuals per family.  We are happy to report that the new water system and 6 additional holding tanks installed will provide all the towns water needs.
 
This dedication was a celebration for both parties.  As a thank you to our team local students performed several cultural dances.  Afterwards, members of our team performed a powerful evangelistic skit for them, followed by an invitation given by Mike.  Many raised their hands and accepted Jesus!
 
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Mike dedicating the Water Well with the Mayor.
 
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