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A Month of Transition

After a very productive and exciting Spring/Summer of short-term teams, where we were privileged to receive a total of 49 people from five churches and three different U.S. states, we headed up to PA August 5 to register David for school at the Elizabethtown Area High School. I won’t go into how that decision was …

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Cathy’s Health, Daniel’s Plans

Thanks to those of you who have been praying for our daughter Cathy. We had another appointment at Hershey Medical Center today, and received a diagnosis. Cathy has a blood condition called essential (or primary) thrombocythemia (also known as thrombocytosis), which is probably hereditary and quite rare, especially for people her age. Simply put, Cathy’s …

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Relief Work, Studies and the Best Cake Ever

A sincere thank you to all of you who have donated and prayed for the ongoing relief efforts here after two strong earthquakes on September 9 and September 19.  We’ll be taking at least one more trip (maybe more) this Thursday morning, supporting the town of Juchitán, Oaxaca. I’ll be going with son David, and …

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Week of Bible Institute Experience

Last week, three teenagers from the Palmas church, and five kids total, participated in Word of Life Bible Institute Mexico’s “Week of Bible Institute” time, which is specifically designed to encourage young people to consider devoting at least one year of their lives to study the Bible. WOL Mexico is located very close to beautiful …

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David Crazy…and other prayer requests

David is with his multiple student intern friends at Word of Life Bible Institute Mexico this week, participating along with Benjamin and Sergio (from the JM church) in a “Week of Bible Institute,” designed with teenagers in mind. The theme this year is “Deepening Your Faith.” What a quiet house it is with David somewhere …

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Ministry and a Mini-Road Trip (Part 1)

Rod’s cousin Marla and her son Kyle came for a visit this past week, and we really didn’t change our schedule a whole lot, although we did visit some pretty parts of Mexico for two days. More on that in the next post. Marla and Kyle brought down 8 simple hearing amplification devices, and so …

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