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Marc and Denise Atchley - July 2020

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley SPIRIT DRIVEN REVIVAL "When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them.And they were all filled with th...

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Dr. Joel McCall - June 2020

The Times, They are a-Changin' We aren't talking about Bob Dylan here. From Covid 19 to social and political unrest - in some respects I feel like I'm back in the '60s but know we are far from it. This isn't just an American phenomena, believers worldwide are facing profound challenges. What isn't a-changin' is Jesus. In all things, of this I am ce...

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Lee and Jen Leadbetter - June 2020

Welcoming the Nations Equipping Kingdom Ambassadors Dear Friends,The ancient Chinese classic, Tao Te Ching, says: "At that time, the broken will be made perfect; the bent will be made straight; the empty will be filled; those who having little will obtain much; and those having much will be overcome." This thought captures the reality we all know, and have been feeling...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - June 2020

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George and Kathy Schultz - June 2020

Reopening with Caution CIT has made the decision to open training again in late June. Surprisingly, with all the risks and concerns, registrations have been strong. In fact, we are full now with waiting lists for the summer and fall! God is sending us His servants who are willing to embrace the risk of COVID as one of the many risks they will face in the future as they se...

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Sydney Jones - June 2020

Hello wonderful ministry team! I truly hope that during this season of caution you are still able to enjoy some of the activities you love this summer! Due to COVID-19 shutting down all of our mission trips, instead of Prague, I am spending my summer in Chattanooga, raising support and hanging out with students. I am so thankful for all of your support and prayers this p...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - March 2020

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley The Fear of the Lord And they were filled with great fear and said to one another, "Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?" Mark 4:41 (ESV) COVID-19 has caused a global upheaval. Cities and states across the United States have ordered residents to "shelter in place" or "stay at home". Elsewhere, entire coun...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - May 2020

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley Celebrate Easter! "He has risen; he is not here." Mark 16:6 (ESV) Most years, Easter falls somewhere in April. And so it did this year. But it was an April and an Easter unlike any we've had for many generations. Not just here in the United Sta...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - May 2020

In lieu of a summer home assignment, we've made this video to give you an idea of what God has been doing through our ministry in establishing a church plant in Chiayi County, Zhongpu. As always, thank you for your prayers and financial support which make this ministry possible.Click here to watch the video on Youtube. Thomas and his co-workers took a few men hiking in ...

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John and Kathy Clow - April 2020

The Clow CommunicatorMarch/April 2020 This is not the newsletter I expected to write for March/April. I expected to share with you about the churches I got to visit. I expected to tell you about John hosting new teammates (currently support raising to join the team in Teguc.) on their short visit to meet the La Ceiba team. Expected to share with you about Holy week in Hon...

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George and Kathy Schultz - April 2020

Managing the Crisis With a sewing machineKathy has spent a significant amount of time sewing masks for the Sheriff's department where Beth works. They were very much needed and much appreciation was expressed. In addition, she made some for our CIT facilitators and students. To date, she has made well over 100 masks. With a computer and phone (from home)Just after our...

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Dan and Susan Steere - April 2020

This has been a very chaotic week. The stress of corona virus and social distancing - especially the stress of not being able to worship together - has been compounded by tornado damage, power outages, and loss. Storm Report Virus, Social Distancing, and TornadosBy now, most of you have likely heard of the swarm of tornados that swept through the South late Easter Sun...

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Bekah Ochs - April 2020

CALLED TO BE HOT AND COLD Friends and Family, I'm excited to announce I have raised 60% of my support! Honestly, partnership development has been a journey. It has been incredible and so encouraging to see God open the hearts of individuals, families, and churches to partner with me. Other times, Satan uses my insecurities and uncertainties to try and pull my focus off ...

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Sydney Jones - April 2020

Keeping Up with One Jones For the past month, life has looked quite different from most spring seasons. This is the same for Cru and our normal spring semester on campus. Even though we have not been able to gather in larger group settings, we have been able to gather in small groups or through online platforms like Zoom. We are still able to proclaim the name of Jesus ...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - April 2020

Dear Christ Covenant, So much has happened in the last 12 days since our last update. We asked people to pray for our eventual return to the US. Just a few days after our update, we received a call from the US embassy in Honduras saying that there was a military flight leaving from a military base in Comayagua, Honduras the following day and would be going to Norfolk, Vi...

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Philip and Joy Kirkland - April 2020

Our Dear Brothers and Sisters, In these unprecedented days, we want to first ask how YOU all are doing!? Please feel free to reply and stay in touch so we can be praying and walking through this with you. You are very much in our thoughts and prayers these days. Sending some social distanced Greek kisses (you know - the holy kind) to say thank you! Without your prayers...

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Joel McCall - March 2020

The Lord Worked in a Mighty Way Through Biblical Stewardship While Corona Virus Approached As I flew for nine hours from Amsterdam to Kigali, a man on the row behind me coughed all night long. Of course I was concerned, but prayed for safety. While in Rwanda, we could see what was coming internationally, but prayed and focused on the reason the Lord had called us ther...

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Andrew and Julie Halbert - March 2020

Important Update from Costa Rica Greetings from Costa Rica! I write you today with the purpose of sharing important information regardinghow events related to COVID-19 are developing here and the impact on our ministry and life. The confirmed cases are growing and in about a week's time we went from 26 confirmed cases to around 90 with one death. The government keeps us...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - March 2020

Dear prayer supporters,Due to the Coronavirus, the Taiwanese government is no longer allowing foreigners that don't already hold permanent resident cards to enter the island. Here's how you can pray. 1) We were planning on having our home assignment this summer, but it is looking like we will have to possibly postpone until the summer of 2021 if the situation in the US con...

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Jay and Judy Francis - March 2020

Dear Prayer Partners,Thank you for partnering in prayer with us! We hope that in the midst of all the news about the COVID-19 virus, you are exercising faith in our Lord Jesus who promisedto always be with us, and that you are not living in fear! We arrived in the US a few weeks ago to attend a retreat for missionaries in Birmingham Alabama and then planned to be at our ho...

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John Anderson - March 2020

A whirlwind of a week These are some pictues from Cru at EKU spring break! Particularly, I am with freshmen and sophomore guys. As the trip ended, the avalanche of COV-19 was hitting most institutions nationally, including Cru. I want to update you on my Cru status regarding the Coronavirus:-Berea college has cancelled classes for the rest of the sch...

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Steve and Carol Lehman - March 2020

CLICK HEREfor the latest prayer letter from the Lehmans ...

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Alex and Maggie Halbert - March 2020

Dear Christ Covenant,Maggie and I are excited to share that we have officially been approved by MTW and by God's great goodness, we have been invited to join a church planting team in Honduras. We are really excited about this transition and getting to serve along side my brother Aaron and the growing church plant. Lord is really blessing the ministry in Honduras and we ...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - February 2020

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley Evangelism in the Marketplace "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel." Mark 1:15, ESV What do ashes, a former drug addict, and a coffee shop have in common? By God's grace, together they can be used to reach the lost for Christ. This coming Wednesday (Feb 26) is Ash Wednesda...

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Joel McCall - Feb 15, 2020

RETURNING TO TEACH BIBLICAL STEWARDSHIP IN CERTIFIED COURSE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING My Fall was packed. Upon returning from three weeks of conferences in Uganda, I moved on to a large gathering of ELI staff in Chattanooga. It was encouraging to witness the Lord's faithfulness to ELI. Many new staff are being added as God continues to impact leaders around the world. What...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - Feb 2020

Dear prayer supporters, Thank you for your faithful prayers and support of our work in Taiwan. Things are a bit tense because of the Coronavirus (picture of our worship team praying before the Sunday service). Even though Taiwan hasn't been hit hard by it, there is a lot of anxiety/paranoia and government regulations--both resulting in a general hesitance to meet in publi...

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Dan and Susan Steere - Feb 1, 2020

In past field reports, I have described some of the beauty of Ghana the long beaches the color of light brown sugar, the swaying coconut palms, the mysterious rain forest. During this trip, we were able to experience a couple other features of the country. Geography and Ministry Sometimes Ministry Takes You To Beautiful Places Our first conference took place in the tow...

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John and Kathy Clow - January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR Every year I like to mix things up with our newsletter. New Year, New Look! This year my goal is on the last day of each month to give that month's highlight. At anytime you can check in with Peter Project's and Door of Hope's (Puerta de Esperanza) Facebook pages to find out what is happening with those ministries (links below). If at any time the highlight...

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John Anderson - January 2020

Student Story This is A.J. Stearns, an Eastern Kentucky University student. He's a freshman majoring in Accounting and Computer Science.. I have the pleasure of leading A.J. in a Freshmen Bible study. A.J. attended Winter Conference 2019 in Greensboro, NC. At this conference, he followed a path called Multiply, which is an intentionally-designed conference experience ...

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Dan and Susan Steere - January 2020

Heading for Ghana Starting off a busy 2020 with a 3 week trip to Ghana Dear Partners in Ministry, I'm flying out this afternoon for Ghana via Atlanta and New York (JFK). I think it will be a very productive trip since it seems the enemy has been more active than usual these last couple of weeks. In addition to my usual battles with pre-trip spiritual warfare, our roof de...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - January 2020

Dear prayer supporters,Thanks for all your prayers and gifts over the Christmas season. All of our activities were fruitful in their own way; in the park we were shocked by the throngs of people who wanted to attend our event, partly due to fortuitous timing--the installation ofa new playground happened to complete on the very day of our ministry! As a result we had more...

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Eric & Beth Yodis - January 2020

Merry Christmas!It took nine months for the virgin Mary to birth the Christ-child. It is difficult for us to fathom the creator of the universe being enshrouded in His creation for such a length of time. Wow! What great love and humility it took for God to become man and we are the unworthy recipients of this great love and grace. So with grateful hearts, we want to wish y...

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Bobby & Teresa LaDage - January 2020

December 2019Dear Family Friends:We pray you had a wonderful Christmas. The Good News of Christ's birth, death, and​resurrection is being proclaimed around the world! Your prayers have helped many people hear​ the gospel in the major cities of Europe this year. There are so many stories to tell you from the​ past few months I will share just a few.​We moved to Bir...

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Marc and Denise Atchley - December 19, 2019

Coffee Talk With Marc Denise Atchley JOY! "I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth." 3 John 4, ESV Besides the joy of knowing Jesus as our own Savior and King, we can't help but agree with the Apostle John ... nothing can bring us greater joy than to know that our children are walking with the Lord. To this end we want to take t...

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Joel McCall - December 20129

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE TEMPLE STEPS IN JERUSALEM Luke 2:4-7 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she g...

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Steve and Carol Lehman - December 2019

CLICK HEREfor the latest from Steve and Carol Lehman with Mission Aviation Fellowship ...

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Thomas and Jennifer McIntyre - December 2019

Dear prayer supporters,Thank you for your faithful prayers and financial partnership throughout 2019. We had a great Thanksgiving outreach (picture above) last month. Now as the year comes to a close, we have several wonderful gospel opportunities in the coming weeks. Here's howyou can pray. 1) Our future pastor Jordan had some serious complications from his weight loss su...

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Dan and Susan Steere - December 2019

We pray the Lord will give you a blessed and Christ-filled Advent Season! We love this time of year because it begins with Thanksgiving and closes with the remembrance of the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.May King Jesus who became a man, lived and died in our place, and rose again in victory be the joy of your heart in this season! A Road Trip to RememberThis message o...

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Thomas and Jennifer Su McIntyre - Nov. 2019

The McIntyre Prayer Inquirer Dear prayer supporters,Thank you for your faithful prayers and financial partnership throughout 2019 that made our work in Taiwan possible. Here's how you can pray as the year comes to an end.1) We have just appointed 2 new church coworkers (elders) for the upcoming 2020 calendar year. One of our previous coworkers, despite our best efforts ...

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The Butterfly Group - Rwanda

Click herefor an article and update on these amazing ladies in Rwandaby Andrew Needham from Advancing Native Missions. "During my lasttrips 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 ministry of Africa Hope ...

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