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Tagged With: Answered prayers

We bought a house!

If  you have been following Kim and I here in Ecuador for very long, you know that you have been praying for us as we have tried to purchase a house.  Well, those long-time prayers have finally be answered!  Here

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Our Medical Clinic Officially opens

On Monday, April 11th our Medical Clinic in Cayambe, Ecuador officially opened to the public!!!  After almost two years from starting in Ecuador, the first ministry in our two part project has commenced.  After almost ten years of constructing the

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Singing for Ephraim

We received some great news this week and Simeon and Esther can’t stop singing.  See the video below.

We learned last week that Ephraim has developmental deficiencies and so we have been a bit concerned about him.  The neurologist noticed

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A long-awaited Inauguration

Today at our partner church, Iglesia Emanuel, we held our long-awaited Inauguration/Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Medical Clinic.  It was quite the event.  People came from all over to be involved.  Representatives from IPEE’s Administrative Council and Pastoral Council were there

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Approved!!!

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We received the wonderful news today that our Medical Clinic in Cayambe, Ecuador has been approved for service by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Health!  As many of you know as you have been following along and praying for this approval,

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See the new kitchen!

Thanks to the team from Northwest Covenant Church and our Ecuadorian partners, we made incredible progress on the home for at-risk kids this week – tiling, skim coating, sanding, painting, digging, hauling, installing cabinets and appliances, and more – and

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Sabbath Retreat

Sabbath_RetreatHere is the group photo of the group that I was a part of for my recent Sabbath Retreat.  I have to say that I have been so extremely blessed to be a part of such a wonderful experience and

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Sabbath Retreat

sab-rst  On Friday Joel will be leaving for a Sabbath Retreat so he can continue on his goal to reduce the stress and overall workload in his life.  You can read about when he last talked about this and his beard

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The Power of Prayer

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On September 1st, we received this email from Sharon Martin, a friend who, with her husband, Frank provide pastoral care and prayer support for missionaries:

On Wednesday, August 26, Frank and I left the office at 3:30 pm, an hour

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Muchas Gracias!!!

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Well, we were released from the hospital yesterday (Saturday, the 29th) and it was a shock to be at home and now be a family of 5!  We are so happy of course but it will take some time to

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