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Joel McCall - August 29, 2017

FOUR CONFERENCES TOUCHING THREE NATIONS Christ was clearly present in this past month, and through your prayers and partnership with me, so were you! This was the first time I taught the second half of Romans.  In each conference I reviewed the first half of Romans to tie the book together (justification which leads to sanctification in the Christian life).  Ma...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - August 2017

A New Year is out of the gate! RUF International Welcome Table   Point of Contact Last week RUF International got to welcome 90 out of the 250 or so new students who arrived on our shores...more likely touched down in our airports...from places like Columbia and Kazakhstan, Spain and South Korea, Italy and Iran, Bangladesh and Brazil, and...of course...China! ...

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Matt Howell, RUF - August 2017

THE FALL SEMESTER IS HERE!PLEASE PRAY! In three days, thousands of new students will be pouring into Knoxville and moving into their dorms and apartments.  It will be a stressful, sad, overwhelming, exciting weekend for many students and their parents.  And of course, Freshman Move In Day kicks off the Fall semester for RUF at UT.  And so, I would be so g...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - August 2017

Dear Prayer Supporters, Greetings from a VERY hot & humid Taiwan! Lately, Jennifer has had a burden to pray daily for several women on the fringes of our church. They're unable to attend regularly for reasons that correspond with the Parable of the Sower, but all have significant interest in becoming Christians. We challenge you to join Jennifer in regular prayer f...

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Bill and Bobbie Boggess - August 2017

Bill and Bobbie and Sabrina and Benjamin at Etretat on the Normandy coast July 2017 In July Benjamin and Sabrina came to France for a week's visit.  It was lots of fun to have them and hard to see them leave.  And Bradlee will come too, in September for a few days! And all three boys will come back to France one last time for the going-away party we will have fo...

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Dan and Susan Steere - August 2017

It has been a busy summer, full of momentous events and God’s faithful sustaining.  On September 1, I will be leaving for Ghana and two weeks of conference ministry.  I am looking forward to seeing the brethren there and continuing the work of the past 12 years.  Please pray for the team as we travel and teach. GOD'S STEADFAST LOVE Our Joy, Our Hope ...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - August 2017

Coffee Talk with Marc and Denise Atchley Our TEAM partner Brad Newport shared a recent article in Blue Magazine entitled "Athens thirsts for third wave coffee" (how much better if it had read "Athens thirsts for Living Water" ... but fortunately, we can help them with both!).  By "third wave coffee" we mean coffee that from seed to cup is handled with the utmost c...

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The Butterfly Group - Rwanda

Click here for an article and update on these amazing ladies in Rwanda by Andrew Needham from Advancing Native Missions. "During my last trips to Rwanda, I have had the honor to meet the ladies of the "Butterfly Group". These women are desperately trying to escape the sex trade that bounds and holds them captive. This group has been approved under the ...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - August 2017

Dear Christ Covenant,It is a great pleasure to be writing you today.  We hope you are well and hope this email proves to be a source of encouragement to you and gives you a glimpse of what God is doing here in South Africa and we pray across the world.  We are excited to share with you about how Summit, our 6 week internship, turned out, as well as our upcoming...

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Andrew and Julie Halbert - August 2017

Facing my fears... Dear Friends, Family and Supporters,Many of you know that I, Julie, used to teach Jazzercise in the states. As we began preparing for the field I had high hopes to one day teach Jazzercise classes in Costa Rica as a way to build relationships with nonbelievers, share the Gospel & invite participants to church. I even changed my email address to Sp...

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