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Greg & Debbie Nissen January 2020

Greg & Debbie Nissen January 2020

January 2020 A new year has begun, and it marks our one year anniversary of moving to Washington! The Lord has answered so many prayers this past year, and we’ve been in awe of His ways, which are so much higher than our ways. His plans and thoughts are far superior...

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Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters January 2020

Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters January 2020

January 2020 Dear Friends, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  It is hard to believe it is already 2020!  It seems like this past year has flown by too fast!  We pray that this coming year will be a year of a greater measure of the glory and love of Jesus coming into your life as well...

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Guy & Sarah Kump December 2019

Guy & Sarah Kump December 2019

Dear Friends and Partners, We spent several weeks in late September and October traveling. While in Ohio and West Virginia, we met with friends, family, and former church members of the church Guy founded in Elyria Ohio. We also traveled to Washington DC to spend a...

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Crystal Harden’s January 2020

Crystal Harden’s January 2020

Happy New Year! Happy New Year, friends and family! I pray you all had a wonderful holiday season! So much has happened since my last regular letter in November! I’ll try my best to give you a good snapshot of the main highlights of the last few months here in this...

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud January 2020

Jesse & Becki Brattrud January 2020

Hello everyone, We have had quite the adventurous month.  Since Abigail, our middle daughter, gave her life to Jesus earlier, we took her to Myrtle beach and baptized her in the ocean.  God must have figured that I needed to be baptized again and sent a big wave that...

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Measuring Success in Ministry. 12-2019

Measuring Success in Ministry. 12-2019

I was recently asked by one of our donors to explain how we measure success in the spiritual part of our ministry. Like anyone who is supporting a cause, they likely wanted to see if the money they were giving was being well used. It’s a valid question and one that think anyone working ministry should grapple with.

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Jonathan & April Noah December 2019

Jonathan & April Noah December 2019

December      As Luke begins his account of Jesus’ birth, he begins by saying in chapter 1, verses 1-4, that his purpose was to make an account of the things that have been fulfilled... “so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.”  So, here...

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Carol Britton Update, 12-2019

Carol Britton Update, 12-2019

                                                                                          3 December 2019   Dear Family and Friends, It feels like winter has arrived early here in Belgium. It’s gotten awfully cold, awfully quick. I just got back from a quick...

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud December 2019

Jesse & Becki Brattrud December 2019

November has come and gone and Jesus is on the move. Since last month we have visited 7 more churches and shared what we are doing traveling in our bus and sharing our vision for Brazil. Our vision for Brazil is to teach the people to read the Bible for themselves, to...

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Sandra Carroll November – December 2019

Sandra Carroll November – December 2019

Dear Friends and Family,                                                                          November 2019 I pray you are enjoying health, family and thankful for each day God has given you. I am blessed to be serving here in the Philippines 11 years.  20 years...

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Jonathan & April Noah November 2019

Jonathan & April Noah November 2019

November newsletter As we enter the Holiday seasons of Thanksgiving, and soon Christmas, in some ways, we feel very much in the holiday spirit, and in some ways, it seems so foreign.  As our friends and family sent pictures of the first snow back home, our...

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Leann Peterson December 2019

Leann Peterson December 2019

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! “She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 This Christmas season, take a moment and worship the Son of God with me!  He is the greatest...

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Bethany Ricci November 2019

Bethany Ricci November 2019

Greetings Family, Friends and Partners,  It was wonderful to have seen so many of you during my short trip to North Carolina for F.I.’s Annual Missions Conference.  I was especially blessed to be there this year to celebrate the 20th Anniversary! It was amazing to...

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Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters November 2019

Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters November 2019

November 2019 Dear Friends, CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF FIRE INTERNATIONAL!!  Last month we had the joy of celebrating the milestone of 20 years of sending missionaries to the nations through FIRE International!!  What a privilege to serve the Lord in this way.  At our...

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Peter & Brenda Naska November 2019

Peter & Brenda Naska November 2019

Greetings! A great big hello from our family to yours! We have had a few full months of ministry and traveling and we hope to give you the highlights in this month’s newsletter. First we’d like to share about our trip to the Philippines! Philippines update: First of...

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Denis & Arit Ekobena November 2019

Denis & Arit Ekobena November 2019

FIRE TO THE NATIONS We are drawing near to the close of our first semester here at FIRE Bible Institute. I am truly excited for these new group of students the Lord has given to us. They come from different denominations; some are pentecostal, evangelicals and others...

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Greg & Debbie Nissen November 2019

Greg & Debbie Nissen November 2019

November 2019 About one year ago, Greg made his last trip to Seattle before we moved to Washington. At the time, we had no idea when God would open the door for us to go, but Greg felt in his spirit that his trip would lead to us finding a house. We had gone to our...

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A.W & Kathy Jones November 2019

A.W & Kathy Jones November 2019

Dear Family & Friends,                                                                                                   November 2019  Testimonies of what God is doing` We were visiting friends in Tennessee when Alex introduced us to his girlfriend Lillian. She...

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Invest in One. 11-2019

Invest in One. 11-2019

I was recently asked by one of our donors to explain how we measure success in the spiritual part of our ministry. Like anyone who is supporting a cause, they likely wanted to see if the money they were giving was being well used. It’s a valid question and one that think anyone working ministry should grapple with.

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud November 2019

Jesse & Becki Brattrud November 2019

Hello Everyone, It has been an exciting first month on the road. We left Alaska on October 7 and made it to Concord NC in time for the school reunion and missions conference October 17-21,  we had a social visit with Pastor Matt Malek at New Castle Assmbly of God...

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Brian & Stephanie Forbes November 2019

Brian & Stephanie Forbes November 2019

I always look forward to our annual mission conference. This year was our 20th conference. It is a time to be filled with the Spirit afresh with others who had  experienced revival. Long-time friends came this year. Past leaders spoke and prayed with us. I love being...

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David & Rachael Lyons Winter 2019

David & Rachael Lyons Winter 2019

Winter 2019 Winter seems to come quickly here in frigid Northwest Iowa, we’ve already had snow flurries & cold temperatures.  With November almost upon us it’s hard to believe we’re entering into the Holiday season once again!  Another year almost over & we...

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Joanne Chinkers November 2019 Newsletter

Joanne Chinkers November 2019 Newsletter

Greetings, Friends. I trust that you are enjoying the changing of the seasons.  Here in Hendersonville, NC, the leaves are beginning to change, the cornfields have turned brown, the last apples are being picked and the mornings are brisk.  I, for one, find the cool...

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Joel & Pat Crumpton November 2019

Joel & Pat Crumpton November 2019

Greetings to our amazing partners in the wonderful name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!   GOOD FRUIT We are so excited to share with you how God is moving through those who have been equipped, both here in Atlanta, across America, and in other nations like...

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Leann Peterson October/November 2019

Leann Peterson October/November 2019

Dear Family and Friends,                                                                                                                                                    October/November 2019 Greetings from Krivoy Rog, Ukraine!  This last month was a whirlwind with...

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Greg & Debbie Nissen October 2019

Greg & Debbie Nissen October 2019

October 2019 After living in Western Washington for 9 months, we’re finally seeing all of that rain we’ve heard about! For much of the year, our region was uncharacteristically dry, but the grass is turning green again. We’re very much reminded of England as we settle...

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A.W & Kathy Jones October 2019

A.W & Kathy Jones October 2019

Dear Family & Friends,                                                                                                       October 2019 Accident/Divine appointment – Praising God for his protection once again!  We were in the right lane and a car in the left...

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud October 2019

Jesse & Becki Brattrud October 2019

Hello everyone  This has been a hectic month. We got the bus serviced, but it was not finished until the Thursday before we were to leave on account of a bad radiator. The replacement had to be shipped up from the US.  Needless to say the bus cost $2500 more than...

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Our Mission vs Our Assignment. 10-2019

Our Mission vs Our Assignment. 10-2019

As a Christian, I know that my mission is to bring the knowledge of Christ and His Good News to a broken and fractured world.In my 17 years serving as a missionary in Guatemala, that mission has never changed. While the whole world needs to hear this Good...

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