Before Jesus was taken up into heaven, He declared to those first believers: “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Many times, believer focus solely on “to the ends of the Earth,” and forget Jerusalem and Judea. But we can’t forget about Jerusalem, their town and Judea, their region. Those were the people nearby and next door. The Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering is our statement of obedience and investment in winning Louisiana for Jesus. The desperate needs of the people in our state looms even greater today.