Food for the crowd

07 Sep, 2011 | Mexico
OM International
They had only prepared food for 70 people. But once the service in the prison in Pochutla had started, more and more men joined in. During OM Mexico’s July outreach in the state of Oaxaca, a group of volunteers organised a programme for the inmates of the detention centre.

They began with songs of praise and worship, and a former drug addict gave his testimony. They performed a drama and preached from the Word of God, challenging the inmates. Several men were touched by the message and tears ran down their cheeks. “This filled our hearts with joy,” says Tami, coordinator of the programme.

As soon as the service finished, it was time to pass out the food. “We prayed for God to multiply the food,” says Tami. “By the end of the service there were 200 men attending.” Their prayer was answered. “I could hardly believe it, but it happened. As we were handing the food out to the inmates, it didn’t run out. We even had enough plates and spoons for 200 men!”

Tami and her team were amazed by this miracle. “When we gave food to the last person in line, it finally ran out. God’s name be praised!”

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