The Bishop's Letters
Articles from August 11, 2011
My great, great grandfather went on to highlight the laying of new railroads that would soon come to the state and he was passionate about the opportunities for sharing the Gospel and planting churches that were before them. He exhorted the church leaders, saying, “A field promising a richer harvest it would be difficult to find.” That, too, sounds very familiar. At the launch of our new diocese, “a field promising a richer harvest it would be difficult to find.” As Jesus put it, “Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest” (John 4:35).