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Missionaries

Do you realize that more missionaries come to evangelize the USA than is sent to any other nation on earth? We no longer reach out to the world because the USA has gone so far from Jesus. Look it up!! What are we doing with what Jesus has…

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New Computers

We have been blessed by an offering to purchase 35 computers so that will certainly help us with the children studying on line. Virtual education will probably continue into next year. Remember our school year is February through November. I was raised in the 1950s & what a…

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Christmas 2020

Jim, Kate, Dottie & I have the following ideas for Christmas 2020. Instead of individual gifts we want to give each dorm 2 Christian videos, a bag of candy & small games. We can do this for $100 per dorm. We also will have a banquet for all…

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Physics virtually

My group of boys studying leadership under me each Monday all came to pray for me for my health but also for me to know God’s will for my feature. It has been very difficult for the children to study virtually. It is obvious when you have a…

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Vencedores

I know many of you love us & the children so I have a request. Rain is forecasted to fall in Lake Charles over the next week. Debbie met Sunday with our insurance adjuster & now it appears that more damage is headed our way. 2020 is moving…

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Ill

I woke up feeling very poorly & was unable to preach for the first time since my back surgery. There is major construction in front of Casa and also ½ mile down in San Bartolome so the traffic is impossible.  Charles Stanley resigned as the pastor of 1stBaptist…

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More of God

AW Tozer said “While it looks like things are out of control, behind the scenes there is a God who has not surrendered His authority”.  I am watching the weather as it appears Lake Charles & much of the Louisiana coast as well as the Texas coast is in for…

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Lazy Day

We had a lazy day. Dottie and I watched biographies of Fanny Crosby, CS Lewis, Paul, Abraham and a couple of hours more. It was a blessing. There is more rain headed towards Lake Charles posssibly Monday. The Cometas with us

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Safety

Josue is allowing the girls to play volleyball on the front property while the boys play soccer on the back. We cannot afford for anyone to get hurt because a doctor’s visit would mean we have to quarantine them. So we keep the little ones at a safe…

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School

Each dorm performed in some way to celebrate Independence Day. Last night Heidy had her little boys perform songs, dances & Mayan clothing. The house parents are doing a great job of keeping the children occupied. The Department of Education came to inspect our school and we are…

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Independence Day

Normally we are in the states on the Guatemalan Independence Day and the children here participate in the village with parades, soccer & basketball competition as well as the choice of a queen. The children had a special Independence Day for all of us. It was awesome Of course,…

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Dottie’s back

Georgie just informed us that a new law means she has to take a Covid-19 test before being able to return to Guatemala. Some of the teenagers got all of the younger children together and made drums & other instruments and then had a parade around the property.…

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Valuable

I preached to the children on how valuable we are to God. Although we are still remaining in quarantine I cannot begin to tell you how proud I am of our staff and the children. But regardless of what it is happening in the world we are still…

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Discipleship/Leadership

Jim has a tremendous discipleship program & teaches children in 5 dorms. I only have a small group of boys for a leadership teaching. Josue’ & Sebastian are working with each other virtually to prepare a handbook for dorm parents.  One of Jim's discipleship classes watching a Christian…

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Forgive me

I want to apologize if I appear worried on these updates. God has always told me “What you have you need, what you do not have you do not need”. Debbie is stilling doing all of Casa’s business as though she were in Lake Charles. For 31 years…

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My home

We started the 4thsemester so the students from K-12Threceive their classwork daily from Billy while the university students are studying on line.  The high school students receive video by USB . Billy & the house parents have a great program.  Debbie took her family on a walk around…

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Forgotten

I have no idea when Debbie & her family as well as thousands more of Lake Charles & Southwest Louisiana residents will be able to return to their homes. I am concerned that the damage done by Hurricane Laura is being forgotten by those from outside the region.…

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Bunkie

Debbie says her family is very comfortable in Bunkie. First Baptist has made room for 11 of them and Will and Candice Bain are housing the other two. Debbie and Lori were set up by the church to be able to work on the Casa business. The word…

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Studying

I spent most of the day studying except for the hour I have each Monday where I have a class of 8 boys who want to learn more about the Bible. Our area is no longer coronavirus red. We are a safer orange but we are surrounded by…

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Worry

Rumors are that flights will be coming from the USA to Guatemala. I do not want to be ungrateful but please do not plan on sending teams before the end of the year until I deem it is safe. We are operating at less than half of our…

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