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Aquila and Priscilla #1

We ministered at Family Life, this was one of the 3 churches who began supporting Casa in Guatemala 25 years ago and is still faithful, with Pastor Todd.  They have been so kind and generous for so long. The youth group sponsored Alex for years. Brother Ron &…

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Epaphras #10

The team from Fayetteville is there and they brought 30 bags from Debbie to us in Guatemala. That is how we get Christmas gifts, sponsor gifts, medicines, etc. If you are willing to carry a bag for us when you come visit Casa please call Debbie…

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Epaphras #9

The board meeting is being held at the Abraham's. Dottie & I were able to spend time with our son, Chad, and his daughter, Rebecca. Our great-granddaughter needs surgery on her spine which will be done within a few weeks in New Orleans. Her name is Grace and…

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Epaphras #8

Suzy with her new family. She certainly got a taste of snow and ice the last month in Fayetteville. I let Dottie shop all afternoon while I wrote thank you notes and worked on my lesson for Sunday night. Although we still have a week here in states…

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Epaphras #7

We drove to Escatawpa, Ms. to have lunch with Rodney & Rhonda. We all had a good cry but the memories of Lindsey are so wonderful even in the tears. From there we drove to Baton Rouge to see my sister, Virginia, who will have eye surgery…

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Epaphras #6

Sindy, on dialysis, celebrated her 14th birthday so that is such a blessing. She looks so healthy and is just as sweet a "Princess" as she was when she arrived. We will be having lunch with Rodney & Rhonda in Escatawpa, Mississippi before going to see my sister…

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Epaphras #5

We left early this morning and had very snowy conditions for an hour and then it stopped. We were able to drive at a fairly normal speed for 11 hours. The Lord sent an abused boy(by the father) who was abandoned by his mother to Lee & Candy's…

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Epaphras #4

We were at two great churches Sunday. The worship was wonderful in both. Pastor Everette and his folks at Ark of Safety were so very kind as was Brother Steve at Tri-state Ministries. Dottie and I were so blessed by the reception as we have been all week.…

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Epaphras #3

Antony had his bone marrow test and it is 90% clear which means the blood transfusion is working. He does have Epstein Barr Virus which is treatable. Our Heavenly Father is so good. We packed so that Sunday after the evening service we can leave immediately following the…

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Epaphras #2

We had lunch with Pastor Thom, his wife as well as Fred and Pat. Then in the evening we drove to Accident and had dinner with Susan and her family. We have eaten only about 80% more than we have wanted to but it sure is good. Our…

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Epaphras #1

Last night we were in heavy now driving back from Accident to Cumberland. Dottie was saying it was a blizzard. So now we know what a "Dottie" blizzard is which is certainly not a Yankee blizzard. However it did get down to 14 degrees last night. Each report…

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Onesiphorus #5

Pastor Henry Yoder came down from Pittsburg to have dinner with us and attend services at Cherry Glade. (Wednesday). On Thursday night we will be at Souls Harbor in Cumberland at 7:30pm. CNA, government organization over homes for children,  came to the house and went through every dorm,…

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Onesiphorus #4

Today was a free day so we enjoyed the Canal and Railroad museum and then drove to Frostburg University. We had great fellowship with Fred and Pat. Wednesday evening we will be at Cherry Glade Mennonite Church in Accident, Maryland. Aroldo emailed to tell…

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Onesiphorus #3

The bone marrow test says there is no leukemia but it is a disease called Pancytopenia or commonly called Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome. The treatment appears to be blood transfusions. But he does not have leukemia although he is a sick little boy. But God is so good.…

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ONESIPHORUS #2

Antoni had a blood transfusion and that will be followed by a bone marrow test either tonight or in the morning. We spoke at Keiser Assembly and also at Springfield Assembly and both Pastor John and Pastor  Thomas were so very kind. Traveling as we do allows us to…

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ONESIPHORUS #1

Antoni is being tested for leukemia. A blood transfusion followed by a bone marrow test Sunday morning. Please pray!! We are in Ridgeley West Virginia. The weather was beautiful when we left Williamsburg. In fact although it was 32 degrees there was no rain nor wind so it was…

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Tychicus #5

I have always wanted to go to Kitty Hawk & see the Wright Brother's museum, etc. We left Plymouth, NC at 6:30am and it was 52 degrees. By the time we arrived in Kitty Hawk it was 22 degrees and the wind was enough to re-fly the Wright…

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Tychicus #4

We enjoyed our time with Shane & Kim & the folks at Breakthrough Church in Mebane. After dinner we drove to Plymouth so we will near Kitty Hawk where we want to visit. The weather is coming in like a tiger as sleet storms & a low is…

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Tychicus #3

The children began the new Saturday tutoring classes. Sixth grade, 9th grade and seniors will be studying Math, Physics as well as language and communication from 1pm to 6pm each Saturday. Paul was surrounded by godly men and women whose names are not common to most Christians. We…

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Tychicus #2

Well, it is 24 degrees this morning and tomorrow we head North to what appears to be Iceland (Virginia, W Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania). Walter & Tim closed the university dorm so all of those boys are in the transition home. Tim began moving Juan back to his…

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