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The Smith Family – December 2019

2020-01-14T13:38:07-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Smiths|Tags: , , |

2020 Vision! As 2019 came to a close, we started feeling like punch-drunk boxers against the ropes - so many people with so many problems!  Our attendances have plummeted but providing solutions to problems is why God has called us to Estonia! To continue reading the update from Mike Smith, please click the link below. The Smith Family - December 2019

The Hardecker Family – December 2019

2020-01-14T13:32:16-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Hardeckers|Tags: , , |

Merry Christmas!  We would like to thank all of our Praying Friends fo their fervent and earnest prayers for us and the ministries here in Tuktukan, Taguig City.  Our mission-work here is truly a work of faith and a labor of love.  As you continue to pray with and for us, you have a vital part in the work of the ministry here as our fellow-helpers.  God bless you and please continue to pray for us. To continue reading the update from Bill Hardecker, please click on the link below. The Hardeckers - December 2019

The Eckels Family – November 2019

2020-01-14T13:25:11-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Eckels|Tags: , , |

Souls saved, baptism, new members added unto the church.  This is what has highlighted the Westside Baptist Church in 2019.  We started off 2019 with several families leaving us and discouragement in the church.  I am reminded that the church is the Lord's not mine.  Our theme was "God is Faithful" and we strived as a church to just be faithful and let God build His church. To continue reading the the update from Christopher Eckels, please click the link below. The Eckels - November 2019

The Cromwells – December 2019

2020-01-14T11:39:53-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Cromwells|Tags: , , |

Fairhaven missionaries Jason and Becky Muller pioneered and planted Shulun Zam Baptist Church with over 17 years of sacrifice, patience, faith and prayer. In September, Shulun Zam Baptist Church voted itself independent. On November 24, Shulun Zam Baptist Church voted to install Togsoo as Pastor. To continue reading the update from Byron Cromwell, please click the link below. The Cromwells - December 2019

The Halls – January 2020

2020-01-14T11:19:20-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Halls|Tags: , , |

Many have asked how we are doing as news of the Australian fires has spread.  Thank you for your care and your prayers.  So far, we are safe as the Lord allows it.  But the present fire situation in Australia has no equal in history.  Four million hectares have burned.  More than 500 fires are burning across the continent (which is almost the same size as America) in Australia's 6 states and 2 territories.  On January 4, the Sydney suburb of Penrith was the hottest place on earth at 120 degrees F! To continue reading the update from Jon Hall, please [...]

The Mickeys – December 2019

2020-01-02T13:15:25-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Mickeys|Tags: , , , , |

This past Sunday evening during our annual missions conference, the Grace Bible Baptist Church voted unanimously to oversee a new Swahili translation of the Bible!  This decision was not made lightly and came about after many years of prayer.  However, the answer to the prayer came in a way that I was not expecting. To continue reading the update from Robert Mickey, please click the link below. The Mickeys - December 2019

The Lewis Family – December 2019

2020-01-02T13:07:54-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Lewis Family|Tags: , , , |

Since arriving on the mission field over 20 years ago, I have considered our ministry to be Christian Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training.  I spend much time teaching and preaching on things like holiness, separation, surrender, service, soul winning and missions.  It is important to me that when our people move on to other churches they will be soldiers of the corss and not sorry do nothings!  To continue reading the update from David Lewis, please click on the link below. The Lewis Family - December 2019

The Dunbar Family – December 2019

2020-01-02T12:59:34-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Dunbars|Tags: , , |

Hello from Brazil.  We are hoping you had a wonderful Christmas and will have a good start to another year. I smile as I think back to all that God has done this year.  God has kept us in Brazil, when humanly speaking it looked impossible.  He gave us the help of different people along the way who came at just the "right" time. To continue reading the update from Joel Dunbar, please click the link below. The Dunbars - December 2019

The Ashleys – December 2019

2020-01-02T12:53:02-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Missionaries, The Ashleys|Tags: , , |

In this Christmas season we celebrate the incarnation of the Son, Jesus.  This incarnation reveals to us the Father, demonstrates the compassion of Jesus, makes Jesus' life the ultimate example, an illustrates how Jesus fulfilled all prophecies including His death on the cross. To continue reading the update from Gary Ashley, please click the link below. The Ashleys - December 2019

The Barkers

2019-12-19T11:39:55-06:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, The Barkers|Tags: , , |

It is hard to believe that this year is almost over!  My dad told me when I was a boy, "The older you get, the more time flies."  He was right. We had a wonderful fall.  Our meetings took us to Pennsylvania, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, Texas, and New Mexico. To continue reading the update from Dave Barker, please click the link below. The Barkers

The Starrs – December 2019

2019-12-19T11:32:58-06:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, The Starrs|Tags: , , |

Our Fall flury of meetings continued with Pastor Rick Bickelhaupt at Grace Baptist Church in Oak Harbor, OH.  It was a joy to fellowship with the Bickelhaupts and see the Lord's blessings on their ministry.  Were we ever surprised when our Mt. Zion group, on their way to Fairhaven's Annual Empowered Youth, showed up at the very same church Sunday evening!  To continue the update from Randy Starr, please click the link below. The Starrs - December 2019

The Schrocks – December 2019

2019-12-19T11:24:02-06:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, The Schrocks in Cambodia|Tags: , , |

After eleven months of weekly Saturday AM Bible Club meetings at K'na village, God has blessed the efforts of His people in this unreached village.  Just last week, the first soul was saved, a twelve-year-old girl named Voleak.  She was eager to finish the salvation lessons and happily trusted Christ as her Saviour.  With great anticipation, she told Mari-lyn.  "I want to believe on Christ now!"  Pray with us that God would plant a substantial work in that village. To continue reading the update from Eli Schrock, please click the link below. The Schrocks - December 2019

Herb Curriden

2019-12-19T11:13:10-06:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, The Curridens|Tags: , |

Aren't you glad that God is in charge of the events of this world?  I take comfort in the fact that only God knows what is going to happen and is powerful enough to accomplish His will.  I don't understand it all; but I trust an omniscient God that does.  I am thankful for God sending His Son to be the Savior of the world. To continue reading the update from Herb Curriden, please click the link below. Herb Curriden

The Hardeckers – November 2019

2019-12-05T13:57:50-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Missionaries, The Hardeckers|Tags: , , |

This year we were able to use one room for the "Thanksgiving Service" which was preaching, singing, and for testimony time.  We used our new room (Unit #20) for refreshments and games.  God is good to us! To continue reading the update from Bill Hardecker, please click the link below. The Hardeckers - November 2019