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Brian & Stephanie Forbes September 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes September 2020

The workshop Fifteen years together, Happy Anniversary to us! We escaped across the border to South Carolina to celebrate. The Zoo and a handful of museums were open with limited capacity in Greenville, SC. Stephanie was privy to a discounted hotel stay on the Reedy...

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Jonathan & April Noah Aug/Sept 2020

Jonathan & April Noah Aug/Sept 2020

Aug/ Sept 2020 Newsletter We want to share with you about one of the individuals in Tanzania that we have had opportunity to work with and do a bit of mentoring with. Meet Pastor Isaac. He is the pastor of the church plant out at Maasaini which is the tribal area...

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Carol Britton Update – September 2020

Carol Britton Update – September 2020

Dear Family and Friends, Happy Pre-Fall! It’s soon here. We had only a week or two of hot weather this summer and now we’re having Fall-like weather, which is Belgium’s normal summer weather, much like that of the Northwestern US. Schools here began again September...

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud September 2020

Jesse & Becki Brattrud September 2020

Hello everyone,This has been an exciting month.Last week we attended the Ephesus Church of God in Mccory Arkansas, and we are invited to share, on September 6. Brother Donny Jones is the pastor.It has been real good working with Bartley, I am teaching him a trade with...

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Denis & Arit Ekobena September 2020

Denis & Arit Ekobena September 2020

FIRE Bible Institute & COVID -19 As you know we are living in very uncertain times. With the pandemic COVID -19 threatening to put a stand still on our daily lives, the work in Cameroon was affected by the global shut down but by the grace of God we have found...

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A.W & Kathy Jones September 2020

A.W & Kathy Jones September 2020

Dear Family & Friends,                                                                                                 September 2020   A.W. & I are so very thankful for your prayers, monthly financial support and special cash gifts which are allowing us to...

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Greg & Debbie Nissen August 2020

Greg & Debbie Nissen August 2020

August 2020 Summer is in full-swing here in Washington. Unlike the sweltering temperatures of much of the rest of the country, we’re enjoying sunshine and temperatures below 90, usually even below 80. In fact, it’s much like a British summer! We have now lived in our...

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Guy & Sarah Kump August 2020

Guy & Sarah Kump August 2020

Dear Friends and Partners, We wanted to quickly share with you what we have been doing these past several months. The time has sped by as we have patiently waited for the country to return to some sort of normalcy. We pray you are doing well during this difficult...

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Brian & Stephanie Forbes August 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes August 2020

The workshop      We had a friend and former student of mine from my time teaching at Fire School of Ministry work with us for a day. We purchased used flooring for $75.00 and it nearly covered the entire floor of the shop outbuilding. We covered the rest of the floor...

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Peter & Brenda Naska August 2020

Peter & Brenda Naska August 2020

  BREAKTHROUGH IN THE MIDST OF THE BATTLE Many of you have been encouraging our family as we found out my brother was diagnosed with stage four cancer at the beginning of 2020. Well, we have great news to share with you! Andrew received a phone call from his...

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Jesse & Becki Brattrud August 2020

Jesse & Becki Brattrud August 2020

Hello all,  It has been quite the last couple of months,  We are reaching out more to the people of Hunter in practical ways mowing lawn for miss Betty on a weekly basis while Becki visits with her and has church with her, as a result we have had open doors to meet...

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Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters August 2020

Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters August 2020

August 2020 Dear Friends, TRUSTING THE PLANS OF THE LORD IN 2020!! We know all of us have had to lay down our plans for 2020 and trust that the Lord has something else in mind. This has certainly been a strange year for us, but we are continuing to allow Jesus to...

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Sherika Lockhart August 2020

Sherika Lockhart August 2020

Hello from Mati City, Philippines!! While we are still under pretty strict quarantine in Davao City, Pastor Amy and I received permission to travel 3 hours away to Mati City, since it’s still inside Region 11. After 128 days in quarantine and only being allowed to go...

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A.W & Kathy Jones August 2020

A.W & Kathy Jones August 2020

Dear Family & Friends, August 2020 A.W. & I are praying that his letter finds you and your household well and healthy. This has been such a different/difficult year with COVID-19 drastically changing every part of everyone’s lives. Even though some ministry...

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Greg & Debbie Nissen July 2020

Greg & Debbie Nissen July 2020

July 2020 Dear family and friends, “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people, if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from...

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Joanne Chinkers August 2020

Joanne Chinkers August 2020

August 2020 Greetings, Friends. I trust that you are drawing near to God and remaining encouraged during these tumultuous times. God is still on the throne, his purposes will prevail and his people will prosper. He is our protector, our provision, our peace and our...

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Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

The workshop      It is hot! I am spending mornings working outside and afternoons inside. I’m thankful for this mountain retreat. It is cooler here than in other places by nearly 10 degrees.   We  spent a great week in Pennsylvania with my mom.    In  two more weeks...

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Carol Britton Update – July 2020

Carol Britton Update – July 2020

Dear Family and Friends, It IS Summer, but the weather here in Belgium feels like Spring with highs around 70F (20C), sometimes with wind and rain. So it doesn’t feel too much like Summer and the streets are pretty quiet due to people working from home. Belgium is...

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Leann Peterson July 2020

Leann Peterson July 2020

Dear Family and Friends, July 2020 Greetings from Ukraine! We still find ourselves under a quarantine regime here in Ukraine. Thankfully we are still allowed to gather for church! Face masks are still required in any public place, but things are slowly starting to...

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Jonathan & April Noah June/July 2020

Jonathan & April Noah June/July 2020

June/ July newsletter “Are you returning?” We have been asked this question numerous times. The answer is a resounding, “yes!” We anticipate our return being early winter, but there are several conditions that we are monitoring to make a wise decision about when to...

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Guy & Sarah Kump July 2020

Guy & Sarah Kump July 2020

Dear Friends and Partners, We wanted to quickly share with you what we have been doing these past several months. The time has sped by as we have patiently waited for the country to return to some sort of normalcy. We pray you are doing well during this difficult...

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Joanne Chinkers July 2020

Joanne Chinkers July 2020

July 2020 Greetings, Friends! I trust that you are well and, in spite of these trying times, are allowing yourself to marvel at God’s creation in the unchanging, God ordained, cycle of seasons as we move from Spring into Summer. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the...

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Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters July 2020

Dr. Josh & Tobi Peters July 2020

July 2020 Dear Friends, FSM GRADUATION ON ZOOM!! Our last graduation for our onsite students of FIRE School of Ministry here in Concord was supposed to be a wonderful celebration at FIRE church at the end of May. However, because of Covid, plans had to change. So, we...

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A.W & Kathy Jones July 2020

A.W & Kathy Jones July 2020

Dear Family & Friends, July 2020 Outreaches to help those in Need during this crisisWhile talking to Carmen, our landlord, we started discussing the tremendous need in all of Mexico. She proceeded to tell me that she and her daughter Karina were bringing food to a...

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Greg & Debbie Nissen June 2020

Greg & Debbie Nissen June 2020

June 2020 Dear friends and family,                                                                                                                     As we move into summer, there is some hope of quarantine restrictions starting to be lifted. Since we last wrote, our...

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Joel & Pat Crumpton June 2020

Joel & Pat Crumpton June 2020

Greetings, in the wonderful name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Our God is AWESOME! We are seeing so much intense hunger everywhere. When I carry the cross, when we feed and minister to the homeless on the streets of Atlanta, and when I minister in house church...

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John & Roja Edward April 2020

John & Roja Edward April 2020

Dearly Beloved in Christ, Grace and Peace to you from the One who is the source of all grace and all peace. In Him there is security and rest like no other. His presence is our refuge. For sometime i have felt the need to put into writing some of the thoughts that...

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