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John and Kathy Clow - April 2018

Peter Project The boys are doing amazing under Ventura's leadership! We are anticipating the arrival of the new little one any day now.Praise: For the blessing of the staff that works under Ventura and serves the boys daily.Prayer: A healthy and safe delivery of baby James. Door of Hope (PDE) We have a new girl! 16 years old and comes from an orphanage. She is 5 months ...

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Aaron and Rachel Halbert - May 2018

Dear Christ Covenant Family and Friends:Recently I started reading a book by Sinclair Ferguson in which he has a chapter about John Flavel and the Mystery of Providence. There is a brief section in it where he writes, we need to "work hard at remembering and exploring the providence of God towards you." As I sat down to write this update I realized that is what this up...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - May 2018

Dear prayer supporters, Thank you for your generous prayers and support while we've been on a brief medical leave in the US. We return to Taiwan on June 2. Here's how you can pray. 1) Pray for Thomas to adjust well to living with his new health condition. We have a new normal that will take some time to get used to. Pray for more good days than bad. We give thanks th...

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Andrew and Julie Halbert - May 2018

Stuck "In Between" People often ask us great questions like "Aren't you so excited to be home on furlough / home assignment (whatever they call it these days)?" Or "Don't you just love living in Costa Rica?" I have struggled to put into words what I'm feeling but my sister-in-law, Maggie (who is also a missionary), hit the nail on the head. We are living in the "in-betw...

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Joel McCall - January 14, 2018

IF HARDSHIP IS PROPORTIONATE TO IMPACT, THIS WILL BE BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS YOU ARE 4 MINUTES LATE AT THE GATE! This trip started with rising at 3:30AM in Lenoir City to head to the airport. All is well. So we thought. Arrived ahead of time (so it appeared), we checked in, but a small glitch on our status for security led to a problem. We were denied access to the two ...

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Bobby and Teresa LaDage - May 2018

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - May 2018

Dear Christ Covenant, It is a true joy to get to write to you today. We have a number of exciting updates to share with you in this letter and we pray this serves to encourage you as you read about the Lord's answers to your many prayers. When we returned from South Africa in October of 2017 we had been praying that during our time here in the United Sates, the Lord woul...

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George and Kathy Schultz - May 2018

Difficult Decision We usually train North American missionaries but this spring term we received a missionary from another country who wanted training in a cross-cultural context. It was definitely a cross-cultural experience for her and for us. It provided an instant backdrop to the training as we worked together through language and cultural differences. However, we wer...

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Mark and Denise Atchley - April 2018

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley If you've seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) you may remember a scene where Ian meets Toula's family ... the entire family! The scene is set at Dancing Zorba's, the family restaurant, and opens with Toula trying to teach Ian a typical Greek Easter greeting, "Χό έ!" (Chris-TOS a-NES-ti!), and the response "Αώ...

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