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Update from Alex and Maggie Halbert - November 2016

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 face. It was t...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - March 2018

Dear Christ Covenant, We write to you today with heavy hearts. We were planning to share with you in this update the news of Maggie being pregnant with our 3rd child, but in her 15-week appointment with the doctor, it was found that the baby didn't have a heartbeat. This was a very unexpected heartbreak since Maggie and the baby had made it safely into the second trimester...

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Jay and Judy Lynn Francis - March 2018

Dear Prayer Partners, Thank you for partnering in prayer with us! After a mild January and beginning of February, true winter weather finally arrived in mid-February. Several inches of snow are slowly beginning to melt and temperatures have warmed up to near freezing. March 8th we will celebrate International Women's Day (like Mother's Day, but more inclusive). You, too, c...

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John and Kathy Clow - Jan/Feb 2018

La Ciebahttp://www.mtwlaceiba.org/ Peter Project has a new facebook page to help keep you informed on what is going on with this amazing ministry. Check it out!Praise: All the boys finished the 2017 school year and will advance to the next grade in 2018Prayer: For the LORD's financial provision for this ministryPP Facebook Page Door of Hope (PDE) entered the new year wit...

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Dan and Susan Steere - February 2018

"Are the problems in our life from God or from Satan?" Ransford, our driver this past week, used our time on the road to ask us questions. This question provoked a long discussion about the false teaching on "prosperity" that is so commonly taught in the churches in Ghana. Apostolic Teaching The Apostles Continuation Church and the Apostle Paul Mike Harper and I had the...

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Joel McCall - March 1, 2018

"Once again your prayers have been answered." The Lord has provided an excellent team and He has graciously moved the financial mountain for me to go. I went from a $3000 deficit to all needs met. I am giving the Lord praise for His faithfulness through these prayers for the Rwandans and Congolese. The team will be leaving the USA tomorrow and will arrive in Rwanda on Sa...

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Eric and Beth Yodis - February 2018

Facilitating Church Planting and EvangelismWorld Venture - Ukraine We have a special request from our Ukrainian friends and colleagues. The Russian controlled Lugansk People's Republic in eastern Ukraine created a draconian law similar to a piece of legislation which was passed in Russia in July of 2016. These laws are designed to prohibit proselytizing (evangelizing), pr...

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Joel McCall - February 2018

"You must promise to return and teach the second half of Romans to us!" That is what 150 Congolese and another 150 Rwandan pastors said to us after we completed the first half of Romans. So last summer completed the study with them. I am now returning with Dave Forbes (an elder at Christ Covenant Church, Knoxville) and Matt Bradley (a pastor at All Saints Presbyterian Ch...

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Dan and Susan Steere - February 3, 2018

"How have we missed this? How have we failed to teach these things? Are we just hypocrites talking about marriage but not doing what God says?" These were some of the comments we received as feedback from the conference this week. Marriage Conference in Accra Biblical Teaching on Marriage Hits Home There is no "polar vortex" here in Ghana! I stepped off the plane to ne...

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Dan and Susan Steere - February 1, 2018

Escaping the bitter cold here in the US, six intrepid teachers head for West AfricaActually, We are going to teach God's Word. The warmer weather is just a providential bonus! Returning to Ghana Next Week6 Teachers, 3 Conferences, and 4 MINTS courses I leave January 26 for Ghana for three weeks of ministry. During the first week, Ray Warwick (a fellow ELI staffer) and ...

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