LET THIS BE OUR PRAYER TODAY FOR OUR COUNTRY
PRAISE GOD, YES, THERE ARE GOOD THINGS HAPPENING IN THIS WORLD
“Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Christian Doctor Who Heals Rape Victims.” Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege is on a crusade for women’s dignity. Mukwege is the son of a Pentecostal minister and was inspired to pursue medicine after traveling with his father to pray for the sick. Panzi Hospital, which he founded in 1999, is managed by the Pentecostal Churches in Africa. This 63 year old doctor works with survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in the Congo. Mukwege challenges fellow Christians to be a light that shines in the world of darkness for the dignity of man and woman.
Our medical and dental center is buzzing with activity. We are endeavoring to get everything up to code. We are excited to announce third and fourth dental operatory and an upgrade to our OB/GYN department. The construction team is working hard to get everything up to code.
ANDRES AND SUPREENA
Our homebound and wound care patients are being visited regularly. Supreena, a home care nurse from Canada joined our team to visit the “shut-ins.”
CHARLA WITH SANDY PISTOLE
2018 FAMILY BIBLE CAMP
How many of you remember Family Bible Camp at Camp Seeley or Pinecrest? Each year we took children from Mexico to the US for this special event.
But after 9-11 our world would change forever! We could no longer take children into the US for this greatly anticipated event.
Sandy became the director of our Kid’s Camp in Baja.
But last year and this year, Jill Adams restored Family Bible Camp.
Thank you for sending a kid to camp.
Laura, administrator to the Oaxaca Home for Children, writes, “I see the ways we can grow as a home and respond to the needs in the community around us, but we need more staff to do that…We feel stretched pretty thin from time to time.” Open positions in Oaxaca: maintenance, cleaning, teenage girls’ housemother.
CHILDREN WITH NEW SHOES IN OAXACA
A long time ago, I remember well the day Chuck and I took the children from Etla to the Central Market to buy shoes. They were in desperate need, so Glenda’s story touched my heart. An unknown donor from Mexico City purchased shoes for His little ones. May God bless the donor.
MODESTO CLIMBING UP THE MOUNTAIN
Modesto, one of our Bible school graduates is legally blind. He ministers in a remote region of Oaxaca. This area is often dangerous and hostile to evangelists.
Recently a man was killed there. As a precaution, a pastor in this area asked Modesto to stop coming for a season.
PATRICK AND SHARI BAILEY
Thank you for attending the prayer group monthly dinner. Over 50 came on Friday night. Chuck Pereau gave a mini concert, accompanied by Janelle.
Charla shared events from a long time ago. Janelle completed the evening
with a beautiful rendition of “Be Still My Soul.”
Next month Patrick and Shari, missionaries to the Philippines will join us.
ELLIE LUGO HOLDING THE BOOK
Ellie, former nurse in our medical center, married one of our Bible Institute students. They pastor a church in the Baja area. Ellie writes, “My father has been failing rapidly and now looks very end-stage.”
Hospice has been called in and Ellie is traveling to see him. Please pray for her stamina, emotionally and spiritually, and for her dad’s salvation.