Invites were sent out to Harvest Partners for special seating for Friday night at the SoCal Harvest. Usually partners that live locally will respond and come if they can, but when DiAnn Diefenderfer got her invite, she made arrangements to fly out from Olathe, Kansas, and bring her two sisters. She and her sisters were greatly encouraged at the crusade—so much so, that DiAnn is planning to fly out again next summer for the SoCal Harvest 2015!
DiAnn has been supporting the ministry of Pastor Greg for over 18 years and became a Harvest Partner two years ago. She also has the distinction of being at the first Harvest Crusade in 1990 and attending each year until she moved back to Kansas to be closer to her children.
It was back in the ’70s that DiAnn first heard Greg teaching occasionally in the tent days of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. She later attended the many years of Greg’s Monday night Bible studies in Costa Mesa. Today, living in Kansas, she watches Greg on TV.
It was two years ago that DiAnn lost her husband to cancer and Greg’s teaching became even more personal and impacting as she was ministered to through Hope for Hurting Hearts DVD, CDs, and book. She is involved in a widow’s ministry at her church and is able to comfort others with the same comfort that ministered to her.
“The Harvest Partner program supports the work of sharing the gospel with the lost and strengthening believers, especially in the darkest times in their lives,” shares DiAnn when asked why she is a Harvest Partner. “Drawing close to the Lord and serving Him strengthens believers.”
Harvest Ministries appreciates the faithful and consistent support that Harvest Partners extend.