Arkansas Baptist School at the middle-school in Budrio.
This is a new door the Lord has opened.
We've approached a few times this school and the doors always seemed closed, till recently through a teacher we got to know from a different school, we were able to be invited by one of the English teachers working there.
Yesterday we had an hour with a class of 13 years-old kids and after playing baseball, Maddie shared with them her faith in Jesus.
One of them was really scared in the beginning to have to play this "strange" sport with people speaking in a "strange language", but at the end he said: "Can we play more? Will you be here next Tuesday?
We felt really blessed by this opportunity, and Todd was really good in sharing his faith with them.
Initially we were a bit discouraged by the little number of kids that came, but later we realized these were the one that really wanted to come and we were able to talk to two parents who were very interested to know more about what we do and the summer camp.
We were moved by the appreciation of Silvia, the director of the sport centre, who in a very difficult family time, was there to help us, enjoying the ways in which the whole team was living their faith in serving Italian kid and the Budrio community!
We have a long term friendship with the English teacher that always give us opportunities to interact with her classes.
In the afternoon we'll have a trip to Ferrara!