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2017 Transitions and Learning

Lynda Neuman on January 1, 2018

  Transition: first six months of 2017    Lesson:  need for flexibility and trust in God’s plan Plan A: travel to US Jan. 22, staying with our oldest son, giving support and encouragement; report to supporting churches and seek to raise support level; spend time with Lynda’s dad, knowing that at 95 he must not have much more time with us. Plan B: Lynda goes Jan 12 to see her quickly failing father. She and Nathan spend his last days by his side and say goodbye three days later. Seeing once again how God gives strength and nurtures hope in...

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Update on Robbery Situation

Lynda Neuman on December 14, 2017

Thank you for your prayers and your many messages of compassion after the assault and robbery of Tuesday morning!  Here are some updates on the situation for those of you who have not been able to follow Facebook posts. Wednesday morning - Items of Praise 1. Praise God the robbers and stolen car were found this morning. (Reminder: the stolen car was not ours, but one they had stolen before trying unsuccessfully to steal ours!) They were all under age (which is the way the gangs work here since minors can only be locked up temporarily) so minors are usually sent out to...

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Praise God for Protection; Need Prayer

Lynda Neuman on December 12, 2017

Praise God with us for His protection and grace. Jerry and I headed out this morning to make a few more purchases to make progress in the settling-in proces.  Therefore he had a good amount of cash in his wallet.  As we finished at one store, Lydia called needing oil for a recipe for a University assignment that had to be turned in this afternoon. Since we were nearby, we decided to swing back into our neighborhood and stop at the Mom and Pop store to get oil for her, then go on our way.  So we were in a...

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Special Prayer Requests

Lynda Neuman on December 8, 2017

To our highly valued prayer team: As we approach the celebration of Christ's birth, we rejoice in all that this means to us as believers.  A song that says it all is performed by the Ball Brothers -- It's About the Cross.  You can listen to it by clicking here. We pray that this will be the song of your heart this Christmas season as you meditate on the meaning of this celebration. We have a number of prayer requests to share with you this first week of December: 1. The MMM governing board has their second bi-annual meeting tomorrow morning. The...

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Patience and Promises

Lynda Neuman on September 9, 2017

According to 2 Pet. 1:4-6  PATIENCE is one of the ways we are to respond to the precious promises God has given in order to help us live our lives in a godly way.  " And because of His glory and excellence He has given us great and precious promises. These are the PROMISES that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world's corruption caused by human desures. In view of all this, make every effort to respond to God's PROMISES. Supplement your faith with . . . PATIENT endurance." We are having to call upon God's PROMISE of always working the best for His...

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