Category Archives: Prayer requests

Please pray for flights to the U.S. for us

On Friday we had purchased Turkish Air tickets to Chicago, only to have them cancelled on Sunday morning.  We had been keeping our eyes open for flights and were excited to think we were going to be home by July

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CEFA has funds!!

We have been wondering and praying about a transfer of funds from the states for the ongoing work at the CEFA farm and out in the villages.  There was a problem because back last month our bookkeeper had to leave

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Ramadan prayers

As Muslixms respect their month of fasting, let’s pray that God will reveal himself fully to them, that they would understand that the Messiah has come and loves them, regardless of works.  Just grace.  Grace.

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Making masks

With the advent of Covid19, we faced the problem of needing masks though there were and still are none to be purchased locally.  We decided to sew some ourselves, following the pattern developed by our farm buddies Lynn and Gary. 

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Masinenge

Behind this door and so very many like it, a family of anywhere from 4-10 people might live in one room in the huts of the Masinenge settlement.  This particular door is the threshold of the home of the grandma

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Visas applied for, please pray

Our plans for visiting missionary colleagues in Mozambique flew out the window with the advent of the Covid19 pandemic.  We had not only hoped to catch up with our buddies, the Vianas, but we wanted to renew our South African

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CAR presidency – please pray!

Please pray for peace in CAR as elections loom on the horizon.  The two most recent ex-presidents are now in the country.  The eastern 2/3 of the country is still held by rebels, who entered in 2013 to oust one,

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Soup kitchen shopping

It’s a privilege to help out with the work going on with Abounding Hope at the Masinenge settlement.  The soup kitchen cooks need groceries to make the healthy hot meals for the neediest community members, and what could be better

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What is most important?

I have a necklace that I really like, it’s a cross and a map of Africa, separate, but hanging together on one chain.  When I put it on in the morning, I make sure the cross is resting on top

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Visas applied for, now we just wait and pray!

It’s time to apply for visa extensions so that we can stay longer than just 3 months in South Africa.  We turned in our applications on Friday and we would dearly appreciate your prayers.  The hoops we have to jump

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