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Aaron and Rachel Halbert - December 2017

Dear Christ Covenant Family and Friends,It is hard to believe that another year is quickly coming to a close and that we have now been in Honduras for almost 3 years! We are continually grateful for the opportunity to serve our Lord here in Honduras and pray that He is magnified in us and through us as we serve. Every time we write to update about our work, we are overwhel...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - December 2017

Hello Friends! Well, it’s been another year.  And not just any year…but this month marks the end of 10 years in ministry with RUF International at The University of Tennessee!!  As always, there’s so much to share, so many international students and scholars we’ve been connected with, so many stories of how God has been at work - too man...

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Jim and Barbara McNamee - December 2017

Welcome, Lord, to our world!  What a privilege to see you moving in hearts!The McNamee family has changed in 25 years! Perfect Son of God, Welcome to Our World! I was listening to "Welcome to Our World," by Chris Rice.  It’s a Christmas song that celebrates the Incarnation of Jesus, His entry into our world as a baby.  Amidst the hustle and bustle of...

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Joel McCall - December 2017

Merry Christmas! God so loved the world that He Gave us His Son! Imagine all that has happened over the last 2,000+ years.  Beginning yesteryear from a tiny Manger and into 2017, His story continues to be heard by people all over the world. Soon a new year will begin and He shall continue to rule over what is coming. It is a indeed a privilege to serve the Great I AM...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - December 2017

Click here for the December newsletter from Bobby and Teresa LaDage with United World Mission - Berlin.  ...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - December 2017

Click here for the December newsletter from Alex and Maggie Halbert with United World Mission in South Africa.  ...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - November 2017

Coffee Talk With Marc & Denise Atchley We want to thank everyone who prayed for Marc's trip to Greece in mid-October! Marc went to spend time with folks from the Greek Evangelical Church of Glyfada and to investigate the opportunities for a coffeehouse in the Glyfada community and, in the process, to meet with an attorney, a realtor, a coffee roaster and school offic...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - November 2017

Campus Outreach Regional Director’s Summit A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sharing a few days in Atlanta with 35 other Campus Outreach regional directors. Everyday was packed with relevant ministry training, sharing of ideas and best practices, and of course encouraging stories of what God has been doing through other Campus Outreach ministries. I left energi...

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Thomas and Jennifer Su McIntyre - November 2017

Dear Prayer Supporters, Tis' the season to share the good news. Here's how you can partner with us in prayer as we begin the busy holiday season.  1) Our efforts in securing permanent local coworker (and possible future pastor) are moving quickly. Yongnan (pictured below) will preach his first sermon at our church November 19. Please pray that he does a go...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - November 2017

RUF International at UT Knoxville - Fall 2017 RUFI Welcome Party: International Festival at UT: Fall Retreat to Camp Vesper Point: Different Faces of Hospitality"My friend - I don't have the words to thank you. When someone comes to another country, the most that you can hope for is to find someone you can trust. But to find someone that you can trust, who is also ...

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Bill and Bobbie Boggess - November 2017

Bonjour from France (for now), Today is October 31st, the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.  A friend of mine recently wrote an appropriate word for the day: "On the 500th anniversary of the Reformation we celebrate a perfect gospel given to an imperfect people."  The French churches have been celebrating this anniversary all year...

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Jonah and Jennifer - November 2017

Keeping up with Jonah & Jennifer Fear not, for I am with you;    be not dismayed, for I am your God;I will strengthen you, I will help you,    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. (Isaiah 41:10) Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord,Greetings to you in the most powerful Name of the Lord!At a time of discomfort and fe...

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Dan and Susan Steere - November 2017

We are so thankful for all your prayers and support this year!  This year has been significant in many ways, both in our family and in our ministry.  Read on for a short report of what the Lord has brought our way, and what He has enabled us to accomplish for His glory. May the Lord richly bless you!   2017 Review and 2018 Plan New opportunities in Gh...

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Travis and Tish Morin - October 2017

ROATAN DUMP MINISTRY FUNDRAISER This year we have over 120 applications from our families at the dump who would desparately like to send their kids to school. This is over 40 kids more than last year but they and we are trusting God to provide for them. We have had almost 100% participation throughout the year and we check report cards and attendance regularly. School i...

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Joel McCall - October 2017

Busy Fall Preparing for Uganda in January PREPARING FOR A NEW YEAR OF TRAINING IN EAST AFRICAI again want to thank you all for your prayers and partnership with leaders in East Africa. Planning has already begun for 2 significant trips in early 2018. UGANDA IN JANUARY: BIBLICAL DISCIPLE-MAKINGGod has opened the door in Mbale, Uganda for a new Christain university. ...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - October 2017

The LaDage Update "...let us fun with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfector of our faith..."   Hebrews 12:1-2 We were in the US for meetings in September when Bobby turned 60. Even though we had a great night of fun with family it was bittersweet because we had to leave the next morning. I keep wondering if e...

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TEACHER NEEDED - Thomas and Jennifer Su McIntyre - Sept.2017

See video here for teacher need! Dear Prayer Supporters, We only have 2 months left to find a teacher for the satellite school to teach missionary children. If one is not found, our team risks having to completely abandon our church planting efforts here. Even if the person could only come for a year or two it would give us time to find a more permanent teacher. ...

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Fawzy and Linda Attia - October 2017

It's Harvest Time!     Every year our harvest time is marked not by the change in the color of the leaves, but by the arrival of the first rain of the season!     Today we had a forecast for dust all day. Much to our delight the Lord chose to surprise us with the first rain of the season! It has been 6 months since we have had rain. I even saw a...

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Dan and Susan Steere - October 2017

This year’s trip to Bolivia started out as a challenge:  my Delta flight out of Chattanooga was delayed due to mechanical issues, so I missed the flight from Atlanta to Buenos Aires.  The Delta leg was easily resolved; however, my connecting flight on Boliviana de Aviacion (BoA) was impossible to change from the US.  So, while I was delayed a day, fr...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - October 2017

Fall Retreats After our staff have met hundreds of new and returning students during the first few weeks of the semester, we hold our men’s and women’s fall retreats. The aim is to deepen trust and build relationships through a shared experience with many of our new contacts. What better way to deepen trust than by joining a bunch of guys in the woods to share...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - September 2017

 Coffee Talk With Marc & Denise Atchley You may recall that when Denise was born her parents were missionaries serving with TEAM in Peru.  We recently asked for a copy of one of their prayer cards, and what they were able to find is shown above.  It is a brochure from TEAM featuring the Samworths (right photo, upper left corner) and sev...

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Dan and Susan Steere - September 1, 2017

We praise God for the planned and unplanned opportunities that we had this week to speak of and teach God’s Word.  Since we return to the same places regularly, people come to know us as pastors and often open up with their spiritual questions.  Invariably, we have the blessing of applying God’s truth to their situations. Providential Conversations...

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Dan and Susan Steere - September 20, 2017

  Hospitality and Relationships Food, Fellowship, and New Friends This just-completed trip to Ghana was very fruitful for both the MINTS classes and the conferences taught.  We thank God for the privilege to teach His truth to those who are eager to learn!  Our second week of ministry was unusual both in the teaching opportunities and in the broad audie...

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Jay and Judy Lynn Francis - September 2017

Click here for the September newsletter from Jay and Judy Lynn Francis serving in Ukraine with SEND International. ...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - September 2017

Kickoff time! We’re not talking about football (yet), but all five campuses have kicked off the semester with cookouts and fun social gatherings to reconnect with students and meet new or incoming freshmen. Specifically, we were able to participate with Clemson as they enjoyed burgers, hotdogs, frisbee, spike ball, and socializing on an intramural field and also wit...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - September 2017

Dear Prayer Supporters, We give thanks to report that our first Sunday service went well! Thank you for praying! We had around 30 people in attendance, including kids. We sang songs led by Jennifer on the piano, Thomas preached in Mandarin while our coworkers led a kids program, and we ate lunch together. Lord willing, we'll continue to do this ...

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Andrew and Julie Halbert - September 2017

  Chris Wright Conference Earlier in the year we asked you to pray about the conference with Dr. Chris Wright at the end of April. We are happy to say that the response to the event was very positive. Dr. Wright spoke to our faculty one afternoon and then later to the Theological Fraternity before beginning his three seminars on preaching from the Old Testament. Our...

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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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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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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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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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Joel McCall - July 25, 2017

As you can see, the attendance was outstanding and the attention was steady. These have been long days of teaching for all but it is time well spent.  I could tell you stories about our teaching content but I would rather tell some stories.  It was the third day, we have spent close to 3 1/2 hrs of instruction and people were breaking for lunch.  As I was s...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - July 2017

Bobby and Teresa LaDage serve with United World Mission in Germany.  For their current newsletter, click here....

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Travis and Tish Morin - July 2017

Roatan Mission Summer 2017 Update We have had a whirlwind summer and God has allowed us to witness and be a part of many needs both spiritual and physical being met through prayers, finances as well as 2 great teams and some families coming down to serve with us. Tish and Travis will often post ministry pictures and notes on Facebook, so please connect with us there ...

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Joel McCall - July 19, 2017

We just completed our first conference with the DRC pastors.  They came expectant to learn and from day one it was obvious that they were learning.  As I looked around, almost everyone was writing notes continuously. The entire team was encouraged each day with the level of hunger from the pastors.  Thank you for bringing this teaching on Romans!The en...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - July 2017

Coffee Talk  with Marc & Denise Atchley We are so appreciative for the prayers that many of you are offering on our behalf.  God has provided us with a transitional house that will allow us to more easily sell our home and be ready to leave at a moment's notice.  He has also provided Greek friends - both here and in Greece - who are helping our family...

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Dan and Susan Steere - July 2017

It was a busy 10 days as the choir traveled around Belarus, ministering in a number of different churches and observing the condition of Christ’s Church there.  I can give you more details now, but still will be cautious since anything on the internet is public. Report from BelarusA Beautiful and Spiritually Needy Country Belarus is a beautiful country with ...

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Thomas and Jennifer Su McIntyre - July 2017

Dear Prayer Supporters, We're excited to report an abundance of Gospel opportunities! God has opened up doors to share with people about Christ at a local home over tea, with a man selling propane gas, with people in the local park, in the local wet market, with a construction worker, a local architect, and with our newly formed evangelistic English class as we study...

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Jim and Barbara McNamee - July 2017

Trusting and believing God to move in northern Spain! Hebrews 11:13-16 describes the “faithful ones,” as those who believe and trust the Lord, without SEEING His promises fulfilled. We continue to trust the Lord as He establishes the ministry of Young Life Euskadi, even when we can't see. Although this immense statue of Jesus overlooks the city of San Sebas...

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Joel McCall - July 13, 2017

Joel leaves for Rwanda July 14! In answer to your prayers, necessary finances were provided and the teams were called.   Tomorrow we will all be leaving to go where the Father is sending us. There have been challenges.  Two team members are traveling through an area that has involved international problems resulting in a reroute to Rwanda. Tickets were reissue...

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Joel McCall - July 6: leaving in 8 days!

"You must promise to return and teach the second half of Romans to us!"  I'm about to embark once again on a month-long trip to East Africa.  Last year I was one team member short, became exhausted with a double teaching load and I contracted Malaria.  Praise God, this year He has provided full teams.By God's grace, I will shortly begin fulfil...

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Joel McCall - June 2017

PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY - LEAVING IN 3 WEEKS!!The Lord has always been faithful in answering your prayers for the Pastors.  In these remaining three weeks before leaving,  I need a remaining $6800.00 for these 4 conferences to 700 pastors and leaders. Indeed this is a God-sized work in the coming month.  Join with me in seeking the Father's provision for all...

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John and Kathy Clow - June 2017

The Clow Communicator - May/June 2017 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.   Colossians 3:12 http://www.mtwlaceiba.org Every May there is one major event taking place in La Ceiba -- SUMMER TEAM PREP!  We are so proud of the Cains and the amazing job they are ...

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Tom and Jennifer Su McIntyre - June 2017

The McIntyre Prayer Enquirer Dear Prayer Supporters,  We're back in Taiwan--thanks for your generous prayer and financial support that makes this next 3-year term possible! We praise God that we've had a smooth journey back with relatively few hiccups. Though the kids have completely forgotten their Chinese, they've been in good spirits and love being ...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - June 2017

COFFEE TALKwith Marc & Denise Atchley Last month we wrote about our preparations to move into a missionary house in our area.  We're still making that transition ... slowly. This is largely due to the accumulation of stuff that comes with years of marriage and kids ... especially kids!  We know we can't take much with us, and we only want to put in storage...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - June 2017

Dear Christ Covenant,We pray this update finds you doing well.  We are excited to share with you all that has been going on here in South Africa over the past several months.Our six week internship, Summit, starts in just few days.  Alex along with one of our second year residents, Nimo, has been working hard to recruit Americans and South Africans, creating a ...

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Joel and Sarah McCall - June 2017

BRIEF REPORT FROM NORTHERN AND EASTERN UGANDA After two weeks of teaching in Uganda, it was clear that God had worked in a mighty way. We had touched churches from the War zone area of Adjumani to the Islands of Lake Victoria.  Everywhere, the hunger was the same.  In Jinja, a pastor who leads ministry on the Islands in Lake Victoria said: "The problem we...

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Dan and Susan Steere - June 2017

Dan and Susan Steere Equipping Leaders International          Toward the end of last year, the choir director at Covenant Presbyterian Church asked me to consider traveling with the choir to a country in Eastern Europe.  Over 30 singers, from Covenant and from First Presbyterian of Chattanooga, are traveling to encourage God’s pe...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - June 2017

Lee and Jen are - RUF International at The University of TennesseeWelcoming the Nations and Equipping Kingdom Ambassadors Click here for Lee and Jen's June newsletter! ...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - June 2017

Click here to see the current newsletter from Bobby and Teresa LaDage!...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer- June 2017

We made it to the Leadership Project! Please pray for us on Mondays! What is the Leadership Project? The Leadership Project (LP) is an incredible opportunity for college students to spend 2 months of their summer learning more about their relationship with God and how to share that with others as they live, work, and have fun together. This year, we have joined over 100 C...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - May 2017

Staff Celebrations As the school year comes to an end, we take time with our staff for training, evaluations, and reflections from the past year before looking ahead to the summer and fall semester. It is a fun time to celebrate with our staff what God has done in our lives and in the lives of our students. As a part of this, we organized and hosted a unique celebration f...

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Fawzy and Linda Attia - May 2017

I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.  John 11:2 It was three days before Palm Sunday and we were a small team visiting our kid's clubs that week. We first visited our mountain village on a Thursday morning. On Friday, we visited our desert vill...

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John and Kathy Clow - May 17, 2017

Seven Years in Honduras May 4th was the day we had been in Honduras 7 years. May 7th was 14 years that we had moved to MX. THANK YOU! THANK YOU to all of you - if you just joined the team or if you have stuck by us for 14 years. We do consider this a team. We just happen to be the ones who get the honor and privilege to be on the front lines of God's Kingdom Building in H...

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Steve and Carol Lehman - May 2017

Steve and Carol Lehman with Mission Aviation Fellowship   Click here for the "Lehman's Log" update and prayer letter.   ...

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Joel McCall - May 9, 2017

North Uganda Report 1  - 5/9/2017We are now in Jinja in the beginning of our second week.Here in Jinja, Robert said: "The problem we have in Uganda is this: The blind are leading the blind." He went on to explain the reasons. Because pastors have little to no training, they don't know how to handle the Bible. This isn't the situation of spiritually blind people. They...

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George and Kathy Schultz - May 2017

Growth at CIT continues to advance! Last year alone we experienced 9% growth in our enrollment. We are rejoicing that we have the continuing opportunity to impact the world through equipping amazingly committed cross-cultural workers. However, we are consistently bumping up against the need to expand and reconfigure our facilities to meet the need for more adult and kids...

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Aaron and Rachel Halbert - May 2017

Dear Christ Covenant Family and Friends,It truly has been a very exciting couple of months for our family and our ministry! To start, the last couple months have been full of celebrations. Our family has seen Ford turn 4, the triplets hit 1, and Dad is now one year closer to his mid 30s. We have gotten to celebrate with our teammates, the Marlowes, as they finished langu...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - May 2017

The McIntyre Prayer Enquirer   "The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply." - Ps. 16:4 Dear Prayer Supporters, Our home assignment comes to an end in just a few weeks. Thanks to everyone who has prayed for us and given generously to make our ministry to south Taiwan possible. We're reminded as we prepare to return on June 1 for another 3-year t...

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John and Kathy Clow - May 2017

The Clow Communicator   Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12     http://www.mtwlaceiba.org The MEDICAL MINISTRY has been consuming lots of hours for us and our team as a whole this month. Roger officially started his one year intern with...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - May 2017

Dear Family and Friends: We just returned from two beautiful cities in Poland, Kraków and Warsaw, with a combined population of about 4 million. Even though they are two completely different cities they both need the gospel! Of course we believe the best evangelistic method is the planting of new churches, so we are excited how God is moving in the hearts of men ...

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Joel McCall - Northern Uganda Here We Come

NORTHERN UGANDA HERE WE COMEAPRIL 28 - MAY 12 Giving Praise to God for His Plan and Provision Above is the picture of a special brother, George Byabagambi. This humble servant of Christ once again is investing 2 weeks of his life to bring the conferences to his brothers and sisters in Christ. As I am in final preparations for the usual details that crop up, my heart i...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - April 2017

RUF at UT April 2017 Nothing is Always Something There are days like last Friday when my appointment with my international friend feels "ho hum"...like I've tried so hard just to find a time that works for us to actually sit down together for lunch or coffee...and we talk about "nothing." "Nothing" to me - at least at times, and especially when I'm tired or discouraged...

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Joel McCall - April 2017

A Little Over a Week Away from Northern Uganda... APRIL 28 - MAY 12 HAPPY RESURRECTION DAY! JESUS IS RISEN INDEED... It is because He is alive that Christ has called me to share this truth with the nations. And there is no better book than Romans to proclaim the meaning of this event. The Lord has been graciously moving in preparation for Uganda. But what a challengi...

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Dan and Susan Steere - April 2017

“I will lead the blind in a way that they do not know, in paths that they have not known I will guide them.” Is. 42:16“A man’s steps are from the Lord…” Prov. 20:24 Unexpected... Experiencing God's blessing in changed plans Susan and I take comfort in the truth related above, so often taught in Scripture and experienced in our own l...

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Jay and Judy Francis April 2017

Jay and Judy Francis are back in Kyiv Ukraine.   Click here for FOLLOWING THE FRANCISES newsletter!  ...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - April 2017

     Hello Everyone, We pray you are as excited about Easter as we are! For one of the few times in history the Russian Orthodox Easter falls on the same Sunday as the rest of the world. We just returned from Moscow where preparations were being made all over the city for this wonderful celebration. Unfortunately most people in Russia consider...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - April 2017

COFFEE TALK with Marc and Denise Atchley Many of you will remember the Saturday Night Live sketch series "Coffee Talk with Linda Richman". In the sketch Linda Richman (Mike Myers) is a substitute host who knows "nothing from coffee" and doesn't even drink it because it gives her "shpilkes in my genecktecessoink". So she and her guests talk about the one person they all ad...

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John and Kathy Clow - April 2017

The Clow Communicator Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.    Colossians 3:12 http://www.mtwlaceiba.org At the beginning of the month we were joined by Wade, Paul and Erin from PA for a small medical brigade. the people of La Ceiba were blessed by thei...

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Travis and Tish Morin - April 2017

Roatan Mission Spring 2017 Update Greetings, friends! Blessings and hope your year is going well thus far. God is continuing to bless and grow the ministries on Roatan beyond what we could have imagined. We are so thankful to Him for allowing us to be a part of building His kingdom here. Roatan's ministries are certainly growing and we are excited to tell you about what...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - April 2017

Hey friends,We are excited to share some quick highlights from March with you!RESOURCE STAFF CONFERENCEI was privileged to plan, direct, and teach a conference in Charlotte for 25 resource (administrative) staff representing 8 Campus Outreach regions across the East Coast. We focused on perspective and specific skill training for their administrative roles and responsibili...

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Bill and Bobbie Boggess - April 2017

Dear faithful friends, I'm finally getting to sit down and write a newsletter. I'll bring you up to date with our life and ministry. Winter was full of activity and challenges. During the Christmas holidays the house was full with Brian and Melina, Bradlee, and Benjamin and Sabrina all together. With our intentions of leaving France in December the reality of losing thei...

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Jonah and Jennifer - April 2017

KEEPING UP WITH JONAH AND JENNIFER“Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, 'This is the way, walk in it...'” (Isaiah 30:21)Dear Friends,Grace & peace be with you always!With much gratitude to our Father, we are glad to let you know that your prayers are being answered according to His grace and mercy. We made it back safe & sound. Thank you for ...

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Jonah and Jennifer - March 2017

Keeping Up with Jonah and Jennifer Dear Friends,Grace and peace be with you and your loved ones!We simply wants to say ‘THANK YOU’ for your faithful, loving care and prayerful support for His ministry through us in Nineveh. We kept a busy schedule during our HMA. Traveling to different churches, teaching, preaching and sharing about the ministry. We wanted to ...

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Joel McCall - March 2017

   PREPARING TO TAKE ROMANS TO NORTHERN AND EASTERN UGANDA APRIL 28 - MAY 12 I just returned from Rwanda and the DRC 3 weeks ago. Once again the Holy Spirit was evident those two weeks of training. When I got home, it was on to preach at a Missions conference in Georgia. I'm leaving for Israel tomorrow (Saturday) for a teaching trip. With preparations for t...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - March 2017

Dear Christ Covenant, Warmest greetings from sunny South Africa. We are so excited to share with you all that we have been up to over the past several months. We can’t believe that today marks our two-year anniversary of landing here in South Africa. What an exciting journey the last two years have been. When we left, neither of our children had been born, we didn...

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John and Kathy Clow - March 2017

The Clow CommunicatorFebruary 2017 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. - Colossians 3:12 http://www.mtwlaceiba.org January 31st Tiana was born to Roger and Jandery! She is beautiful and healthy. Both Mom and baby (and dad) are doing amazing.Sadly we had to say 'see ...

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George and Kathy Schultz - March 2017

At the end of the year we often look back to see what return there was on our investments, often in the financial realm. We can do it in our spiritual lives as well as our ministries. Here is a thumbnail sketch of what happened at CIT in 2016. These numbers say nothing of the impact in the trainees minds and hearts but it was significant! Through your involvement you are...

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Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - February 2017

We are excited to share with you some big news! Over the last few months, our current Campus Outreach Greenville regional director Ben Creasman has decided that God is moving him out of full-time ministry and towards some new opportunities in the marketplace. In his place, I will step into a regional co-director role serving alongside one of our area directors Daniel Hill....

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Eric and Beth Yodis - February 2017

SOMEONE WANTS YOUR PRAYERS Since returning to Ukraine a month ago, we have been busy with a four-day church planter training conference, a church planter and evangelist strategy conference and planning for a host of other activities in support of church plantin At the church planter training, this man, Yura, requested prayer for more men to join his church planting...

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Dan and Susan Steere - February 2017

  Dan and Susan SteereEquipping Leaders International "We are five now," Peter said last Thursday. Peter Bofah, is the General Secretary of Apostle's Continuation Church (ACC) and one of the students in the MINTS class in Sunyani. The ACC is an African-initiated denomination with several thousand members in Ghana, Europe and North America. It is Pete...

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Phillip and Joy Kirkland - February 2017

Back in Greece!Hi friends! It’s been a whirlwind couple of months, but we are so thankful to be back in Greece and back to the ministries that God has given us with our Gospel partners here. Right now we are thanking God for…  …YOU! A huge thank you to many of you who hosted us, fed us, prayed with us, loved us, and listened to us during ou...

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Toffer and Becky King - February 2017

Greetings from Asia! The bulk of the celebration from the Chinese New Year holiday has now passed and I wanted to update you all on the work going on in the region. God has opened some doors to possible involvement in a couple of new countries. Pray for wisdom as we seek the right way to be involved. In a meeting recently we were talking about issue impacting the spread ...

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Update from Joel McCall and Dave Forbes - Feb.7, 2017

CELEBRATING ROMANS IN THE DRC The first week on the border was exactly what we asked God to perform in the week of training. Our team was overwhelmed with the intensity of interest, the perceptiveness of questions, especially the hunger to take God's Word back to their people. Each time they taught the lesson back in summary before us, it was impressive to see the detail ...

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Andrew and Julie Halbert - February 2017

  Ana and Bryan Start SchoolOn Tuesday Ann Renee and Bryan will start school. This will be their first real experience with school and our first experience leaving them there. Needless to say, we are all a little anxious/excited about the change. Ann Renee will be starting 1st grade while Bryan will be in Kindergarten. We were encouraged to meet their teachers this...

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Update from Joel McCall from DRC - Feb.1, 2017

FEB 1, 2017 The Lord answered prayer by bringing everyone in to Kigali, Rwanda on time with their luggage on Sat and early Sunday morning. We left for a 6 hr trip by vehicle to the border of the DRCongo and began a five day Romans course on Monday.Dave Forbes, Matt Bradley and Joel McCall have been teaching and the Lord has been moving. We have a session of instruction, f...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steere - January 2017

I have just left for three weeks of teaching in Ghana. God has graciously provided the necessary teachers and we are all excited to go! Due to the schedules of those involved, the team will actually arrive in two waves. 4 MINTS Classes and More...We Hope to See Some Students Graduate This March We had to get a bit creative in order to schedule the staffing for ...

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Update from Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - January 30, 2017

  Our CO Raleigh Resource Team   If I asked you what are the top 3 environments or experiences that have influenced your growth as a Christian the most, what would make your list? Maybe regular worship, Bible study, a discipling/mentoring relationship, or a mission trip would come to mind. But what about training in how to do and how to pass on a s...

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Update from John and Kathy Clow - January 2017

The Clow Communicator  -  January 2017 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. - Colossians 3:12 CONSTRUCTION IS BACK UP AND RUNNING!!! Through very generous end of the year donations, we are able to return to the completion of the clinic, Bible Institute and mis...

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Update from Aaron and Rachel Halbert - January 2017

Dear Christ Covenant Family and Friends,It truly has been an exciting start to the New Year! There is much we would like to share and we pray it will be an encouragement to you. We want to start by thanking you for your continued prayers for the work here in Tegucigalpa. We truly are blessed to have so many folks crying out to our Father on behalf of us and the work here i...

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Update from Joel McCall - January 2017

TEACHING ROMANS THROUGH CERTIFIED COURSE INSTRUCTOR TRAININGJan 27 - Feb 11 I returned last weekend from our annual ELI Staff meeting in St. Augustine, FL. It was a challenging and encouraging time of reports, policy considerations, fellowship and prayer. The best thing was a celebration involving a time of telling God's Story through ELI. In a large dinner gathering...

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Update from Fawzy and Linda Attia - January 2017

January 21, 2017 Dear Friends,How great is our God that He has given us yet another year to participate together with His great commission! We are co-workers in His harvest. Thank you for joining us.Just last Wednesday we had a group of very special people in our home together for the first time. Almost none of us knew each other before that day, yet we are a family now. ...

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Update from Jay and Judy Frances - January 2017

Click here to see the current newsletter from Jay and Judy serving in Ukraine with SEND International....

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Update from Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - January 2017

Hi friends,Thanks again for your prayers for us specifically over this last week at our Campus Outreach New Year’s Conference. We were incredibly encouraged by what God is doing in and through our staff and students' lives! It was also one of the best conferences for us personally—we were able to enjoy more of the talks, connect more with students, and we left ...

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Report from the Ochs Family in Ghana - Dec. 2016

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!We hope and pray you and your family had an amazing time celebrating the birth of Jesus. We loved getting to celebrate with our brothers and sisters across the pond, and in much warmer weather! (There's just something about celebrating Christmas in mid 90 degree weather)I'm sure each one of you has heard the Ch...

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Update from Eric and Beth Yodis - December 2016

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Update from Aaron and Rachel Halbert - December 2016

Dear Christ Covenant Family and Friends,I would like to start by apologizing in advance for the length of this update. It has been a few months since we last updated and I wanted to make sure I included as much information as I could about what has been going on with us without boring you too much! We pray this update is a blessing and encouragement to you. At the end of t...

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Update from Lee and Jen Leadbetter - December 2016

Click here for the December newsletter from the Leadbetters that highlight their ministry with RUF International at the University of Tennessee Knoxville....

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Update from Toffer and Becky King - December 2016

Click here for the December newsletter from the Toffer and Becky King serving with Reach Beyond in Southeast Asia....

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Update from Fawzy and Linda Attia - December 2016

Merry Christmas from our family to yours! Although we are half a world away for Christmas this year we have so much to celebrate! Fawzy, Linda and Andrew are in Jordan. Amy and Abby are in Tennessee. This picture was taken New Year’s Day 2016. The setting behind us is where Jordan, Syria and Israel meet. Beloved friends, we are reminded so much this season of Emman...

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Update from Joel and Sarah McCall - December 2016

MERRY CHRISTMAS!"And the Angel said to them, 'Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.'"(Lk 2:10-11 ESV) Imagine the shock of the shepherds. Just another "ho-hum" night. Suddenly, the dark sky became brilliant. Fear was natural, but the sta...

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Update from Steve and Carol Lehman - Dec. 2016

Jesus came to bring peace.  By His sacrifice and resurrection we are declared righteous and have the assurance of eternal life.  As believers we are to proclaim Jesus as Savior and relieve physical suffering when we have the opportunity. After Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of Haiti, one resident of Dame Marie (a town on the westernmost coast of Haiti) expre...

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Update from Jim and Barbara McNamee

(McNamees at Thanksgiving) As I write this Thanksgiving morning, I’m reminded that 12 years ago last week Barbara and I arrived in Madrid to start Young Life in Spain. What could be more humorous than two 50-somethings moving to a foreign country, where they couldn’t speak the language, to start a youth ministry! God does have a sense of humor. Through these y...

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Update from Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - Nov.2016

Happy Thanksgiving friends!We continue to be so thankful for the work God is doing in and around us through the ministry of Campus Outreach. We honestly feel so privileged to be involved and watch God work! Thank YOU for being a valuable part in making it possible for us through your prayers and faithful gifts. One thing we love about our job is investing in our staff men ...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steere - Nov.2016

“Have you ever eaten llama?” My new friends at Iglesia Biblica Monte de Sion (Mount Zion Bible Church) wanted to take me out to celebrate my week in Bolivia. And since Cochabamba is considered the “gastronomical capital” of the country, I had been enjoying the food – both familiar and unfamiliar – all week. So, after Chicharron de Chanch...

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Update from George and Kathy Schultz - Nov. 2016

Youth Intercultural Training “We think of our time down at CIT often. Our children brought their CIT binders along, and oh, how they have helped our kids remember steps along our journey and to transition to life here (we're almost fully settled in). Thank you for all you do to pour into so many children's lives! You truly are making a difference!” The above ...

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Update from Tammy Murden - November 2016

This month God has provide abundantly for our NavMissions office by giving us a brand new office space (see picture). We had a pipe burst in early Oct and flood our entire floor. The result is that we got to re-design our International Mobilization work space to make it more inviting as well as to facilitate our growing mobilization team. This week we had an open house for...

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Update from Alex and Maggie Halbert - November 2916

Greetings from the Halbert family! We pray you are doing well and hope you enjoy our most recent update.Family UpdateIn our last update we asked you to pray about the visits of both Maggie’s and Alex’s parents. We are grateful for you prayers. Both families were able to make the long journey smoothy and jump right into getting to know their grandkids face to fa...

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Update from Bobby and Teresa LaDage Nov.2016

Not all training takes place in formal meetings.Sometimes it is walking down the street, other times it's drinking coffee in a cafe, or talking on Skype. God has given us many opportunities to spread the vision for starting new churches and encouraging men and women who are taking part in planting these churches. As catalysts we spend a lot of time networking and asking ...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steer - November 2016

Bolivian Ministry OpportunityReturning to the Land of My Father's Birth When I entered the ministry many years ago, I promised the Lord I would go wherever He sent me. Unexpectedly, He is sending me to Bolivia! I am fascinated by this providential opportunity because I will be returning to the very country and region where my grandparents served as missionaries. Jason an...

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Update from John and Kathy Clow - Sept. 2016

Travelings Gone Travelings ComingSeptember started in a trip for just the two of us! We attended a Central America Team Leader and Wife MTW Retreat. It was a time of connecting with other team leaders as well as spiritual renewal. We are SUPER thankful for our team back in La Ceiba who not only held down the fort with ministry, but also with our kids for the days we were g...

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Update from Jim and Barbara McNamee - October 2016

Young Life Euskadi team:  Jim, Barbara, Nekane  After spending the month of September in San Sebastian, we have found the Basque Country very rich in culture, with a language that many have said is almost impossible to learn and traditions that date back centuries! After interacting with the few Basque Christians in the region, it is evident that the percentage ...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steere - September 2016

26 pastors and a rented busNo, it’s not the tagline for a joke; it’s an example of the power of the gospel. Last week, a number of the Shiloh students went to Archbishop Addae to proclaim they had trusted in Christ as their Savior. They were serving in a church and studying in a Bible school, but realized they were not believers! The gospel of God’s grace...

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Update from Andrew and Julie Halbert - September 2016

Praying Friends, Praises 1. Ann Renee was "approved" for first grade and I put the deposit down for both kids for next year. I had the opportunity to see Ann Renee's test and I was impressed at how well she did, especially since it was bilingual. 2. I have been able to take a class from Columbia International University. As many, if not all, of you know I was not accept...

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Update from John and Kathy Clow - Summer 2016

SUMMER MISSION TEAMS This summer we had the privilege of hosting the following teams:•Medical team from NC ; Grace Community from NC•Faith Pres from SC•Christ Community Pres from FL•Trinity Pres from PA;Tom and Crew from CA•Houston Lake from GA ; New City from GA•Christ Covenant from AL•Briarwood from AL We are so thankful for all the m...

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Update from the Attias - August 2016

August 24,2016 YES! These children are so happy to have a kid’s club to attend. Here is one of the new classrooms in the community center you are helping through your prayers and support. We started our new educational cycle about 3 weeks ago with 75 children and 8 teachers (one believer in Christ amongst them). Now we have 130 children and the principal has become ...

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Update from John and Cathy Clow - August 2016

July newsletter obviously didn't happen. I don't know why I pressure myself to try and get a monthly newsletter out during the summer as it never happens. I always end up doing a combined June, July, August newsletter. Praises: 1. We had a busy, but wonderful and safe summer mission team season. We are blessed by all the churches who come down to work alongside of us. 2. ...

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Update from Andrew and Julie Halbert - August 2016

Dear friends, Thank you for your consistent and faithful prayers. Here are some things that we are thankful for and some things that we are asking God for... 1) The second semester has ended! I am glad to be between semesters and to be able to catch up on some administrative work. Praise God for another successful semester! 2) We had our pastor and his wife over for din...

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Update from the Kings - August 2016

Dear partners, Time has been tight for me recently but I wanted to share a brief update from the last couple of months with what has been happening here. In July I travelled to Nepal to check on a couple of our existing partner stations. Following a leadership meeting a few months ago we discovered that there are some continuing technical issues which need to be addresse...

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Update from George and Kathy Schultz - August 2016

"I began the Debrief Retreat feeling like it would be a Joshua moment, a moment in time where God would move in big ways, and we would look back and see that it was Him who parted the waters. I look back now and see that did happen. We were a part of something much bigger, something even words cannot fully describe, other than it was God." Comment from one of our facilitat...

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Update from Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - August 2016

Hey friends, I’ve been looking over evaluations of the summer Leadership Project from staff and students, and I’ve been realizing the true value of any project or event is in the individual stories and change that result from it. Thankfully, God did plenty of that this summer and we wanted to share some of those as a way to thank God and illustrate the individ...

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Update from Rwanda & Uganda by Joel McCall - August 2016

RWANDAIn the final Kigali conferences the team witnessed the impact that our teaching brought to the leaders. For close to an hour the top leaders sat us down and spoke publicly about their gratitude for what had been learned. They thanked God, the teams, the churches and supporters who provided resources to minister to them. Our ministry mentored the Pastors and leaders...

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Update from Jay and Judy Lynn Francis - August 2016

A Tale of Two SummersThis is the first summer in 8 years that we have not been in Ukraine! So how does this summer compare to summer of 2015? Last summer we drove a co-worker’s car across Ukraine 3 times. This summer we bought a car and drove across the U.S., all the way to Alaska! Last summer we went to 5 camps. This summer we went camping by ourselves. Last summer ...

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Update from Alex and Maggie Halbert - August 2016

Dear Christ Covenant,We pray you are doing well. We are so very thankful for the love and support we get from the many who receive this update. The past few months have been extremely busy for us as a family. If you didn’t hear, on June 26th, Maggie gave birth to our second child, William Alexander Halbert. He was born at 9:59am local time and weighed 4.09 kilos or 9...

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Update from Travis and Tish Morin - July 2016

July 2016 update from the Morin family serving in Roatan, Honduras since 2012. Greetings, friends! Sorry for the delay in communicating all that is happening with Roatan Mission but please know that it is not from lack of things going on for sure. We are currently engaged in constructing a mission house for teams that will also provide rest and relaxation to those on the ...

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Update from the Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - August 2016

Hey Team,Thank you for praying for us so specifically this summer and being a part of the Leadership Project in Myrtle Beach! We were home for 3 weeks in July while some of our first year staff and student leadership led the project, and then we returned to Myrtle Beach to wrap everything up last week. It was a gift to be so intensely involved in this year in every aspect ...

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Rwanda team update #5 - July 2016

The conferences ended very well. The pastors, pastors wives and children's leaders are so grateful for the training. We were presented with gifts from Rwanda and invited to return. The people are very loving and kind. Jessie continues to be their favorite!Ginger Beth's African dress presented by the pastors wives that she taught. Children's conference in Kigali Creative...

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Rwanda team update #4 - July 2016

Children's Conference in Kigali The team has had very limited internet access in Kigali, but Ginger was able to send the photos below.   These photos were taken at the Children's Conference in Kigali where Ginger taught Sunday School to 75 children in the pastors study. Beth and Jessie teaching the wordless book. Please continue praying f...

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Rwanda team update #3 - July 2016

The Kimembe conferences are now over and the team will be heading back to Kigali tomorrow. The pastors conference went well and the children's conference was an absolute blast!( can you tell who is writing this?) we are all so very thankful for the opportunity to love the people well and to challenge them as they learn more from the conferences.Please pray for safe travel ...

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Rwanda team update #2- July 2016

We just finished the second day of conferences in Kimembe. Beth was given the opportunity to speak with the wives of the pastors at the conference. Such a sweet time was shared among the women. The children's conference made gospel bracelets and put together wordless books to be shared with the children. They studied lesson plans, storytelling and ways to bless their chil...

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Rwanda Team Update - July 18, 2016

We all arrived safely along with all our luggage. Traveled on Sunday to Kamembe and saw a few monkeys along the way. We just finished our first day of teaching and God truly blessed us beyond expectations. In the children's conference, Jessie gave her testimony and had everyone in tears! It was incredibly powerful! She is now a rock star!The men's conference was well a...

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Update from Joel McCall - leaving for Rwanda and Uganda July 15th!

Dear ministry partners, I just wanted to get off one last note to you before leaving tomorrow for a month. God has once again proven himself faithful in supplying all the funds needed for this ministry time in Rwanda and Uganda. Even though He has done it over & over, I am still blown away by the way He supplies what I need in the most unexpected ways. Whether you giv...

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Update from Joel McCall - 1 week before leaving for Rwanda

  ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT BEFORE RWANDA!  Leaving July 15th! Kamembe, DR Congo area - 150+ Pastors and LeadersKigali, Rwanda - 150+ Pastors and LeadersMbarara, Southern Uganda with 200 Pastors and LeadersRukungiri, South Western Uganda 250 Pastors and Leaders I urgently need your prayers at this time for God to empower the team to do what He has called us to do. A...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steere - July 2016

Teaching by flashlight in EmureThe Emure conferences are held in the evening since most of the pastors in town work during the day.We are expecting over 200 pastors and leaders from more than 30 denominations to attend this conference. Leaving for Nigeria (July 9th)A Romans Conference and Two MINTS ClassesLate Friday night (July 9), Dr. John Southworth and I will be flyin...

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Update from Jim and Barabara McNamee - July 2016

Young Life Euskadi Begins!Laying a foundation for Young Life in The Basque Country! In Luke 6:48, Jesus states that building upon a rock, instead of upon sand, creates stability. "He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and then a flood occurred, the torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been wel...

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Update from Bill and Bobbie Boggess - June 2016

  June 18, 2016 Bonjour friends and family, Today is a rainy, stormy Saturday. Since May 1st, our area has had record rainfall, the highest since records began to be kept in the 1890s. With twice the normal amount of rain, there has been massive flooding in France and around us, but thankfully none here in Montigny le Bretonneux. We are starting to feel like Noah. ...

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Update from Bobbie and Teresa LaDage - May 2016

IMPACTING 10 CITIES IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE So many cities and so many languages!  Cities are teeming with people who need to hear the gospel. As we travel to different cities and meet with church planters, pastors and leaders we are reminded of how difficult it is to reach people in cities with the gospel, yet God is building his church! He is using amazing m...

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Update from the Meisenheimers - May 2016

Hey friends, It’s hard to believe but we have less than 2 weeks before the Meisenheimer family will roll into Myrtle Beach for the 2016 Leadership Project! We have over 100 students that will join us over the months of June and July to be trained in how to walk with God and how to help others walk with God. We are finalizing all our preparations this week and next a...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steere - May 2016

"...entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also." Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. Prov.19:21 The phone woke me at 2:30 am and the nurse quickly told me that Susan’s father, Jack, was being taken to the hospital. I woke Susan, groggily made her a cup of coffee, and she rushed off to meet...

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Update from the Lehman's - March 2016

Lehman's Log - March 2016 Grandparents!We celebrate the birth of Abigail Hope, David and Krista’s first child, and our first grandchild born on March 17. We are thankful for a successful delivery and a healthy baby. We pray this blessing from the Lord will grow to love the Lord with all of her heart, soul, mind and strength. Mozambique AuditSteve visited Mozambique...

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Update from George and Kathy Schultz March 2016

“The pre-field training we received at CIT was unquestionably THE most well-designed and beneficial training I have undergone at any point in my ministry history. The topics, pace, and quality of facilitation were outstanding throughout. CIT Equipping module is presented by a seasoned faculty of experts who possess not only the mastery of the subject matter, but a ...

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Update from The Boggess' - March 2016

March 27, 2016 Bonjour friends and family, Today is Resurrection Sunday and, as expected, I preached on the Resurrection. It was a blustery day, and we were only 16 for worship, so preaching on such a joyous subject encouraged our hearts. In a country that for the time being we are doing more sowing seeds of the gospel than reaping people’s hearts for God, I love t...

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Update from The Polis Team in Athens, Greece March 2016

Dear friends, This email is part of our efforts to try to keep you updated on the latest developments with regard to our various ministries amongst refugees. Meals for Refugees “Bearing in mind the fact that everyone can contribute in some way and no one is surplus to requirements, I would like to participate in the transportation of some of the portions of food...

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Update from Joel McCall March 2016

LAST DAY AT NEBBI, UGANDA In this highly dynamic conference, though there were 15 lessons taught, we got to the point in the conference where they had examined enough clear principles that it was time to apply the lessons. We broke into many groups. They met inside (see the picture), but there were groups scattered outside as well. It was encouraging to see them discuss...

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Update from Fawzy and Linda Attia March 2016

Here's what's happening!God is growing our team! Since October we have had visits from potential team members from the US, England and Australia. We have more visitors coming to look at working with us in April and May! So far this summer we will add two ladies and one family from Australia! Potentially we will have more. Most of our team members are language learners. Par...

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Update from Bobbie and Teresa LaDage - March 2016

    We often ask ourselves, "What's a meeting? What's a book? What's a conversation? What's a Skype call? What's an email?" At times being church planting catalysts seems trivial and we wonder if any of what we do is really helping further God's Kingdom, but today God used this quote from Gospel Deeps by Jared C. Wilson to encourage us. "Uneducated ...

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Update from Mike and Carrie Meisenheimer - March 2016

Meisenheimers already in a summer state of mind... Sixteen years ago, Mike and I first met on a summer project with Campus Outreach in Myrtle Beach, SC. It was an 8-week oppor-tunity to live, work, and grow spiritually with 100 other college students. Even though we are much older now, the summer Leader-ship Project (as we now call it) still remains an incredible opportun...

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Report from Joel McCall in Uganda March 2016 - Part 1

MONDAYThe entire team arrived with the exception of Rick's luggage. Mind you, Rick didn't get to the hotel until around 4:00AM. So much for the romance of travel. His luggage should have arrived this evening by bus here in Nebbi. The trip to Nebbi involved 10 hours of road travel from Entebbe. We crossed the Nile, saw a lot of monkeys and baboons, passed a Rhino reserve...

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Update from Alex and Maggie Halbert - March 2016

It is hard to believe that on this date last year we were getting commissioned at Westminster Presbyterian Church, saying goodbye to friends and family, and then headed to the airport with most everything we own. This year’s theme for our family seems to have been change; change in continent, number of members in our family, number of languages we are spoken to eve...

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The Clow Communicator - Update from John and Kathy Clow Feb.2016

     February started with John being in the States. He spent his time there with a visit to his parents and 96 year old grandmother, a visit to a church in AL, and admin work in the MTW office. He was able to coordinate his time at the office with Aaron Halbert, team leader/team mate in Tegucigalpa. While in the USA, Aaron received a call from...

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BIG Announcement from Toffer and Becky King

Dear Family and Friends- We are thankful for each and every one of you being part of our lives andthank you for your love, prayers, and support. We are pleased to announcethe birth of our little Sunflower. Abigail Joy King was born at 9:58 am on3 March 2016 local time. She weighed in at 3.85 kg (8 lb. 7.5 oz.) and is52 cm long (20.5 in.) Abigail is healthy and very stro...

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Report from Joel McCall in Costa Rica - Jan.25, 2016

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Dick and Petra Sechler update - Feb. 2016

Sechler’s SignpostJan-Apr 2016Greetings to all our ministry partners in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ. As you mayremember from our previous signpost from November, due to my health problems wedecided to resign from active ministry, and to make space for a younger couple to do theministry with much more energy than we can. I will be resigning from PresbyterianEvan...

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First Greek Evangelical Church in Athens, Greece - Feb.2016

"Is this not the fast that I have chosen...?" Dear friends,Please find below an update on the activities of the churches within the POLIS network related to the refugee crisis over the past four months. Exarcheia Church, First Greek & FAROSIt’s more than two months now since we first opened our “day center” in Elpidos St. —which means “s...

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Update from Dan and Susan Steer

Equipped to Lead  "...entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also."It's Harmattan season in West Africa. Dust from the Sahara rides the winds south, filling the air throughout the region. At its peak, a brown fog envelopes everything: hiding the sun, reducing visibility and creating a sepia-toned atmosphere of gloom. But, in contrast to the weather, ...

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LaDage Update - Feb. 2016

Church Planting in Poland Teresa usually writes our letters, but I wanted to share with you what God has been showing me as I have been reading through Nehemiah. I was intrigued by the similarities between him and modern day urban church planters. Qualities like being a person of prayer, able to motivate others to be involved in the task, has integrity which inspires tr...

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