By Dick Brogden

Who have I led to the Lord recently?

I immediately qualify my response: planting churches is hard. Others, better than I, have labored for years without seeing conversions. My role is to just pick stones out of the field. I do not have the gift of evangelism. Many have come to the Lord when I preached. Believers need discipleship, too. I have to disciple my children, and the list goes on….

But who have I led to the Lord recently?

I led Muhsin to the Lord back in Sudan. Now I travel and train others. Muslims have come to the Lord through missionaries I mentored. National leaders and local ministers I mobilized and trained are leading Muslims to Jesus. All that is well and good, God be praised…

But who have I led to the Lord recently?

I am tired. I am busy. I am not in one place long enough. An itinerant responsibility is not conducive to local evangelism. I have to spend so much time in meetings, emailing, administrating, solving people problems, mobilizing, developing others. My language fluency is not what it should be. I give out scores of Bibles. I witness in taxis. I give out evangelistic materials at feasts and to friends and neighbors. I pray for the lost multiple times a week…

But who have I led to the Lord recently?

It’s too much pressure to ask the question. Who am I to judge? Only God can convert a soul, change a mind, unveil the gospel. Results can’t be forced. Obedience and faithfulness is the chief required task of all laborers. Yes, ’tis all true…

But who have I led to the Lord recently?

O Lord Jesus, You alone the God who saves,
Yet hear this anguished plea.
Please use me as I am, so weak,
To lead some soul to Thee.

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