UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: an Entrust travelogue

2016 07 04 - peanutCAPITAL: Washington, D.C.

Entrust operates globally from a small home office in Colorado Springs. We offer intensive learning opportunities through training hubs in Colorado and Texas, with more such hubs in development. Staff members living in states from Oregon to Massachusetts to Georgia serve as ministry trainers, mentors, curriculum writers and editors and more.

THINGS TO SEE: Jimmy Carter peanut statue, Plains, Ga.; Dr. Suess house, Willow, Alaska; Unclaimed Baggage Center, Scottsboro, Ala.; Bottle Cap Museum, Grayling, Mich., the albino squirrels of Olney, Ill.

CUISINE: “Cauliflower Manchurian” with sweet chili sauce in New York City; frog legs with grits, slaw and hush puppies in Florida; cornbread salad in Tennessee; lentil pancakes in Washington; hot dish (any combination of pulverized meat, any form of starch, cream-of-something-soup, optional vegetables, French Fried onion rings or potato chips) in the Dakotas and Minnesota

FAMOUS (or should-be) PEOPLE: Kurt Godel (developed an ontological proof that God exists), Claudette Colvin (teenage girl who refused to give up a bus seat months before Rosa Parks took the same stand), Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief (Native American and well-known ballerina), David M. Smith (inventor of the clothespin)

SPIRITUAL CLIMATE: 77% Christian (28% evangelical), 16% unreached according to Operation World. Barna Research says 44% of Americans now meet its criteria for being post-Christian.

PRAY FOR: Christians to grow in their knowledge of the Bible and in prayer, in unity and in living authentic lives of faith in Christ for God’s glory; God’s leading in November presidential elections; healing in families, between races, between people of varied lifestyles; for awakening and revival across all people groups.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: an Entrust travelogue

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