Prayer and praise

September 13, 2019

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DEVASTATING HURRICANE HITS THE BAHAMAS

The Salvation Army and Convey of Hope were first on the scene after the Hurricane Dorian. Pray for those who have been devastated and have lost all.

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CHURCH SERVICE

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POTLUCK FOLLOWING THE SERVICE

We celebrated Mexican Independence Day a week early with a group from Tlacolula with a church service and potluck. The pastor encouraged us to celebrate that Christ has set us free and that God has called us to proclaim this good news so that others can be set free too.

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TIM AND JILL SMITH

Tim, Jill’s husband, had arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday.
Pray for a speedy recovery.

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BAJA MISSION OUTREACH - CHILD ENANGELISM

We have developed new activities and crafts with a purpose to change lives. Thanks to God it worked well. This month 888 children came to listen to the Word of God. Many of them accepted Jesus for the first time. One hundred thirty-two gallons of milk and 500 jars of peanut butter were distributed.

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BAJA MISSION OUTREACH

This month Laura and Lyle Berg from Canada, brought hundreds of little dresses to distribute, blessing the little girls in the camps.

Two hundred seventy-seven families came to the window to receive rice, beans and other food commodities; shoes, blankets and clothing were also distributed.

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BAJA MISSION OUTREACH - SOUP KITCHEN

Our soup kitchen served 447 breakfasts and the Bread of Life was also shared.

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BAJA MISSION OUTREACH - HOME VISITS

We visited the sick, the widows, and the elderly that had been abandoned by their families.

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DANIEL (LEFT), ERIK (MIDDLE),
JESUS CHAVEZ - 8 MONTH SOLD (RIGHT)


Three new children were received at our Baja Mission on August 31st
Please pray for them.

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SOME OF OUR BIBLE INSTITUTE STUDENTS

We have a record number of 37, Bible Institute students enrolled this year. Please pray for the teachers and the students.

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BAJA KITCHEN STAFF
“Too many cooks spoil the broth.”
Please pray for unity and joy in the Baja kitchen staff.

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BACK TO SCHOOL

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CLASSROOM IN BAJA

Children have gone back to school in Mexico.
Please pray for the teachers and the students.

GOSPEL SONG CELEBRATION

This is a great opportunity to hear the oldies and goodies, Gospel Song.
For information please contact (714) 458-9081.

September 6, 2019

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STEVE MAHONEY

Our speaker this evening Friday, September 6 is Steve. He became a believer
in the Lord Jesus Christ when he was 20 years old and soon began
telling the stories from the Word of God to others. When he was 54,
he had a health scare which could have cost him his life. After three months of recovery, and out of appreciation for a spared life, he promised God
he would memorize and dramatize the Gospel of John. Now Steve
presents the Gospel of John to individuals and groups,
making Jesus’ amazing miracles and message come alive.
Steve tells the Gospel of John from memory and in a storytelling fashion.

Scholars suggest that close to ninety percent of people in Jesus' day
could not read or write, so this is an example of how people
of the first century may have heard the Gospel of John told.

Steve tries to maintain close to a ninety-five percent accuracy
with the version of the text he is using. That version, the "Logos 21 Version"
of the Gospel of John (found all around Orange County, CA.,
in evangelistic outreach) can be found online at: LivingWater.org.

Steve has been married to Diane for 41 years, has two grown,
married sons, and loves to tell the stories of Jesus. They both hail from Minneapolis, MN, and Diane, as Pastor Leland well knows, grew up in the very church (Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls, in Minneapolis) that he first interned for when he was going to Seminary in St. Paul, MN.

You won’t want to miss this dramatic presentation.

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BARRY AND DEBI WINEROTH

Barry has supported FFHM for over 25 years and has faithfully
brought many work groups. We were delighted to see Barry and Debi
at our 70th Wedding Anniversary celebration in July. Barry has a
continuing bout with cancer. Thank you for your prayers.

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THE VALLEY OF OAXACA

Catholic Priests and Protestant Pastors are being targeted for their opposition to trafficking illegal substances. The number of priests and pastors killed in Mexico since 2012 is 27. There has been an increase in violence in the area of Oaxaca by the Cartel of Oaxaca.
Please pray for these valiant crusaders.

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SAM PARSONS WITH HIS SINGING BUDDY

Sam went to the be with the Lord on Thursday, September 5.
Please pray for his family as they mourn his loss.

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VOLUNTEERS IN OAXACA

COOKOUT

Annie Schmidt from Oaxaca writes, “We were so blessed to have a group from Quincy, WA this last week. These guys were experienced construction workers and came to serve as needed...and we sure had jobs for them! They also hosted a hamburger and hotdog cookout one night for dinner!

HAPPY CHILDREN WITH THEIR KITES

Annie continues, “A group from a nearby church came on
Saturday afternoon to make and fly kites with our kids!
They had so much fun
!!” How good and pleasant it is for hermanos and hermanas (brothers and sisters) to dwell together in unity.

MINERVA TRUJILLO

On this your 30th anniversary of service to Foundation for His Ministry,
we congratulate you and thank you Minerva.

CHARLA AND JANE

Please continue to pray for Jane, Chuck
and Jan Braun’s daughter. She is battling cancer.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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CHUCK AND CHARLA'S WEDDING

Chuck and I celebrated our 70th Anniversary on Sunday, July 21st.
We committed our lives to Jesus at young ages
and met at church as teenagers.

On Saturday, July 20th we were treated to a surprise Anniversary party hosted by our son-in-law and daughter and our son Dana.

As William Borden, heir to the Borden empire and pioneer missionary
on his way to China said, “no reserve, no retreat and no regrets.
Through it all, we’ve learned to trust in Jesus.

Thank you so very much for your cards and best wishes.
We love you all dearly.

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RIKER

Our little great-grandson Riker, soon to be three years old, will undergo surgery, today, Friday July 26th. He has very limited vision and a birth mark which covers his face. Through surgical procedures, the birth mark has become less prominent, but he must remain inside his home in Whittier, CA.
He can’t have any sunlight. He is a delightful little fellow.

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REYNA

Reyna, 18 month old, encountered an injury and has a broken femur.
While preparing her for surgery she sustained a punctured lung
and is hospitalized in Ensenada, 110 miles north of the Baja Mission.
She is cared for by Sara Peterson and Jessica Brown.

Pray for this child who has special needs.

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SHIRLEY HARPER

Shirley has been transferred to a skilled nursing care facility.
Please pray for Shirley.
She was our administrative assistant and board secretary for years.

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LAURA RODRIGUEZ

Praise God, Oaxaca Administrator, Laurais recovering well from her tonsillectomy and she’ll return to the Mission very soon.

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LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS

Let the redeemed of the Lord say so. We have chosen several people to give testimonies at the monthly prayer and praise dinner at the Lutheran Church of the Cross. It will be held Friday, August 2nd at 6PM.

Please call by Wednesday, July 31 before noon
for reservations at (949) 492-2200.

DON'T FORGET

A reminder, the mailing is July 31st at 7am. till we get finished.
It is held at the Pereau’s rec room, 2355 Via Mariposa West, Laguna Woods.For gate clearance, please call (949) 492-2200.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain in 1776 on July 4th came when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence.

Charla was born on the Fourth of July in Detroit, Michigan.
Eastwood Park celebrated with a fireworks show which we watched from the roof of our home. I didn’t know that they were celebrating the Fourth of July until about age seven. My father told me they were celebrating my birthday!

Happy Fourth of July to you and yours.

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MONTHLY DINNER

We will celebrate the Fourth of July on the 5th.
A special surprise awaits, Sam Parsons will be ministering in concert
and a great time will be had by all. The dinner is at 6 PM at the Lutheran Church of the Cross, 24231 El Toro, Laguna Woods.

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JUDY AND RICHARD NORMAN

Richard is having surgery sometime this week.
The tentative diagnosis is that it’s a glioblastoma tumor in his right brain
lobe and may be cancerous. Recovery after surgery is about
two weeks, and then he will need chemo and radiation for six weeks.

Pray for healing and his wife, Judy.

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MABEL CARPENTER

Mabel is celebrating her 100th year. Mabel, a precious saint
will soon be going home. She walks through the valley
of the shadow of death and fears no evil, for the Lord is with her.

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MINISTRY TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Thank God in the past we have been able to distribute hundreds of wheelchairs and diapers to individuals with disabilities in the Baja mission. We are praying about passing this ministry onto another like ministry. “Grant us wisdom.”

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MINISTRY IN PERU

Mario, Graciela, Ludy, and Loula in a state wide evangelistic
crusade in Peru. Sixty thousand people attended the last night’s event.

Pray many will find their way to a local church
and the evangelistic movement will continue.

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SHIRLEY HARPER

After retiring from 27 years at the Veteran’s Administration, Shirley
served as my personal administrative assistant and secretary to the Board.
Later, she moved to Laguna Woods. She then served at the American Legion as secretary and leading the singing. Shirley now lives at Villa Valencia Retirement Home. Pray for Shirley. She has become a recluse.

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CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES

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CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES

Celebrating the graduation of four students.
We thank God and you, our faithful donors, for making this a possibility.

Weekly Prayer and Praise

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SOUTH AMERICA

We have exciting news. Missionaries will be sent from our Mission in Baja to Peru, South America, Zimbabwe, Africa and Spain. The prayer group that founded the Mission often said, “to Mexico and beyond”. Who could have imagined the scope of His Ministry? Our world needs Jesus.

Experience History being made. 3,500 missionaries are being sent to Peru, South America to go to outreaches in stadiums across the nation. Mario, Graciela and a small team will participate in this evangelistic blitz.

TEAM GOING TO SPAIN

The team going to Spain will be leaving on the June 26th
and the trip will last two weeks. They will work with a children's camp.

TEAM GOING TO AFRICA

The team going to Africa leaves on July 6th and the trip will last three weeks. They will be installing a water irrigation system and going to a children's camp.

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BAJA MISSION

Six of our staff members will be leaving at the end of summer at the Baja Mission. Most of them are school teachers. Pray for the Lord of the harvest to send missionary teachers for our children. Is God calling you?

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FORSEE FAMILY

Clayton and Mary Peterson were part of our original prayer group and board. They served for 30 years. They have now graduated to heaven. Brian Forsse is one of their grandchildren. This father of six children had a brain tumor and has been miraculously healed to the glory of God. Barbara Forsse, their daughter and mother of Brian, requested prayer for Brian a few months ago.

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RIKER

Please continue to pray for little Riker, the Pereau’s great grandchild.
He is having surgeries every three weeks.

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AMELIA

Update on Amelia, Dana Pereau and Antoinette’s grandchild
Late last year we learned that she was losing what little sight she has in her right eye due to a large cataract and deprivation Amblyopia. The lens must be replaced, but she also needs an iris to help filter light and improve vision. A unique surgery can remove and replace the useless lens at the same time as placing an iris where there never was one before; a rare procedure U.S. insurance companies have no billing code for yet.
Irises for this type of surgery are made in Germany,

Dr. Snyder of the Eye Institute of Cincinnati is the only surgeon in the U.S. who has ever performed this procedure and was responsible for its FDA approval. There was an opening in his schedule. Tom, Melissa and Amelia flew to Ohio in February, only to learn the bad news. Although Dr Snyder believed Amelia was a candidate and it could be successful, her insurance company in Washington said it absolutely could not be done; there was no billing code for it and specialists in WA denied it was possible. Funds would need to be sent to Germany immediately if they had any hope of Dr Snyder doing the dual procedure in the U.S. BUT GOD.

Tom and Melissa arranged for the wire transfer to Germany,
and they flew with Amelia for her surgery on June 27th.
Pray for a successful and speedy recovery.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS

Let the redeemed of the Lord say so. There will be a number of moving testimonies at our Friday night monthly prayer group dinner.
Please let us know if you are coming. Email: linda@ffhm.org or
call her at (949)492-2200 by noon Wednesday.

It will be held on July 5th at 6pm at the Lutheran Church of the Cross
at 24231 El Toro, Laguna Woods, CA.

GLENDA

Glenda, the daughter of Said and Sarai had her left kidney removed but they were not able to do a transplant. After almost a month in the hospital she is back at the Mission recovering. On July 1st she will see the doctor again and in the near future may have her gallbladder removed.

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SAM PARSONS

Sam, who has a ministry to nursing homes
needs continual prayer for lung cancer.

June 21, 2019

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LLOYD OGILVIE: 1931 - 2019

The dash in the middle has been a life filled with the Glory of God. Lloyd Ogilvie served as Pastor at Hollywood Presbyterian Church from 1972-1995. This charismatic leader was nominated for an Angel Award in 1987 for 12 Steps to Living Without Fear, but amazingly Charla's Children won the coveted award.

Subsequently, I was asked to give a testimony at
the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. I was greatly honored.
Lloyd served as 61st Chaplain to the US Senate for eight years.
In 2006, with Ogilvie's support, Fuller Theological Seminary established
the Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching, offering resources
that empower preachers to seek justice and lead others to join
God's mission in the world.

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BAJA MISSION

English speaking school teachers are urgently needed at the Baja Mission.
Contact the US office at (949) 492-2200 immediately.
“Others have enlisted, why not you?”

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CHILDREN IN OAXACA

Two of the children in a Bible class in Llano Encino, Coicoyan felt the need to receive Christ at the end of the class. After they prayed, Maria Villa Pablo committed them to the Lord for His keeping power. None of their families are believers; they are the first in their families. Their names are Jose Luis and Gabriela. Pray that many will follow them.

ANGELINA GARCIA

Angelina will be missed in the Medical Center at the Baja Mission.
She will attend the Bible Institute in the fall.

Pray blessings over this new stage in her life.

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TWILA BELK

Twila, who is writing the sequel to Charla’s Children,
has encountered many obstacles. She is a caregiver for an invalid husband, has had medical issues, and because of the inclement weather
in the Midwest, her basement has been flooded, etc., etc., etc.

Please lift her up in prayer.

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UPDATE ON EVERETT AND LOIS WILSON

After a brief time in skilled nursing care, Lois has returned home
but full-time caregiving is needed. Pray for this precious couple.
Their daughter, Kristi Garcia, works here at the FFHM office.

SAM PARSONS

Continue to pray for Sam, our troubadour who sings and ministers in nursing homes throughout Orange County, CA as well as our monthly prayer group dinners, is now on oxygen 24/7. Diagnosis: lung cancer.

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Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to read
some extraordinary stories on Thursday. #TBT This is a “must”.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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OAXACA MISSION

Laura Rodriguez, administrator from Oaxaca writes,
We will be experiencing a lot of changes this summer,
with kids moving between houses and staff changing roles
.”

Please pray.

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COOKS IN OAXACA

Urgently needed: a house mom and a cook in Oaxaca.

ABBY MARTIN

You crown the year with Your bounty…” Psalm 65:11. Abby, Principal
from the Oasis School in Oaxaca read this verse and knew immediately
it was for the 2018-2019 school year. As anyone who has worked
on a garden or farm knows, abundant harvests do not sprout
only good intentions. It requires sweat and sometimes a few tears.

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MODESTO

Modesto is legally blind but travels in the remote mountains of Oaxaca. He teaches biblical studies on the doctrines of Christianity to new converts.  Modesto plays the guitar and leads worship in the churches.

Pray that God will keep him safe while he does the work
to which he has been called.

MARIA VILLA PABLO

Pray for Maria who ministers of the towns of Coicoyan de las Flores. She has classes for children and often mothers attend, but she has resistance. There are those of opposing faith that would like them to be run out of town.

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GOODS WAITING TO BE SHIPPED AT THE MEXICAN BORDER

Praise God, President Trump and the President of Mexico were able to negotiate a peaceful resolve to the immigration issue, so there will be no tariffs.

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LITTLE RIKER, GREAT GRANDCHILD OF CHUCK AND CHARLA PEREAU

 Pre-op photo for another surgery at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Riker has had 20 surgeries on his eyes and face. He was born with port-wine stain.

RIKER

Post-op at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Little Riker wants to be
a fireman like his grandpa but requires surgeries every three weeks.

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In celebration of the U.S. Flag Day, June 14,  we honor America.

Weekly Prayer and Praise

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PASTOR REUBEN WILSON

You won’t want to miss Pastor Reuben and his
brother Noel, leading praise and worship.

The prayer group dinner is tonight June 7th at 6 PM
It’s not too late to make reservations
(although they were supposed to be made on Wednesday).
  Call Linda (949) 492-2200 

Lutheran Church of the Cross at 24231 El Toro, Laguna Woods, CA.

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"LET THE LITTLE CHILDREN COME UNTO ME"

Hundreds of children are still being given milk and peanut butter
as a gift from you all. These children are presented with the
Gospel and stories from the Bible because you care.

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SWEET GLENDA

Glenda is in critical condition following the removal of a kidney.
Please pray for Glenda.

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EFREN, BRENDA AND CRISTIAN GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL

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DIRK AND MARY WHO FOUNDED
THE DISABLED CHILDREN'S LEARNING CENTER


Brenda, now 21, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy gave a very moving testimony on Monday morning in Sala (morning devotions). Cristian is now getting ready to get a degree in Theology online. The Kos’ made a trip from Alberta, Canada to be present for their high school graduation. Without Dirk and Mary’s work none of this could have been possible.

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A TRIBUTE TO HOUSE MOTHERS

These young women, Yuridia (only girls), Laura (only girls), Erika (young boys and girls) and Linda (only girls) were honored on Mother’s Day. “Grant that they may be given patience, wisdom and love “for the least of these.”

DAYCARE CENTER

The Crossroads Christian Church from Corona, CA visited the
daycare center. They hosted a special event for mothers and children
and provided hot dogs, chips and a drink. For many children it was the
first bounce house they had ever seen, and a good time was had by all.

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OUR CHILDREN IN BAJA

Second grade teacher, Ms. Penny recently visited the mission
and saw our new library. When she returned to Chicago,
she enlisted her students to help fill our shelves. Each of Penny’s students picked their favorite book, signed the inside and included a picture. Our children are expanding their worlds with each new book that arrives!

The smiles are a big thank you to
Mrs. Sandoz and Lincoln Elementary School!  

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ENRIQUE LOPEZ

Enrique, the supervisor of our prison ministry in Oaxaca,
was just diagnosed with a cancerous tumor on his kidney.
Please pray for his complete healing.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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OUTREACH TEAM

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GRACIELA CORDOBA 

Praise God a team was sent south to Bahia- El Barril.
Pastor Mario and Graciela Cordoba led the team.
There were great opportunities for ministry, preaching and teaching.
Rejoice that many came to the Lord and professed Jesus as Savior

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ANTONIA AND CHAVA

Chava played his guitar and sang in the church Sunday night. I experienced a great reunion with this family who have served for generations.

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EVA, VICTOR AND EMILY REYES

Eva and Victor and their six year old daughter Emily serve as
house parents in Baja for young boys. They came from the State of Sonora
six months ago and had served with the Assemblies of God.
They now have a new ministry, loving these children
that have been entrusted to them for this time.

Please pray for wisdom and understanding.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AXEL

Ruben and Linda Perez were visitors to our Baja Mission,
they had a special birthday cake and celebration for one
of their sponsored children, Axel, 6 years old.

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JOEL, YOLANDA, JONATHAN AND ANTONIO VEGA

Can you imagine a house filled with teen age boys? This precious family have taken on that task. Joel and Yolanda with their two sons, Jonathan, 8 years old and Antonio, 4 years old. This couple also came from Sonora.

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SAM PARSONS

Our beloved troubadour Sam, who has a ministry throughout Orange County singing at retirement homes, praying for each individual, writes:
I am now on oxygen 24/7. The cancer in my lungs and pancreas
is spreading but I’m still trusting God!!!

 

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PASTOR GREG AND JAN RUSH

Update on Jan, Pastor Greg's wife: Jan underwent five hours of surgery last week. It went well. She then got a blood transfusion to prepare her for the next rounds of chemo. She looks great and is walking more.

Please pray.

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CHARLA WITH OUR GIRLS IN BAJA

Your old men shall dream dreams And on my menservants and on my maidservants I will pour out My Spirit in those days.” Acts 2:17-18.

I had a very troubling dream of three little girls and somehow,
they were related to Pastor Keith and Maya Durkin. I shared the
troubling dream with the Durkins and long story made short,
the three little girls are now safe and secure living at the Baja Mission.

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NOEL WILSON                                         REUBEN WILSON 

Don’t forget to make your reservations for the prayer group dinner Friday night, June 7 at the Lutheran Church of the Cross at 6pm  Reuben will be speaking and Noel at the piano. You won’t want to miss this special occasion.

Call Linda (949) 492-2200 to make reservations.

PASTOR MIKE AND JUDY BAYER

Judy, Pastor Mike's wife, is recovering from gall bladder surgery.
Pray for these precious pastors.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

HONORING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN
WHO'VE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY

CHUCK PEREAU AND PASTOR LEELAND LANTZ

Memorial Day
 is a day for all of us to reflect on the Veterans who sacrificed their lives to give us our freedom. Lutheran Church of the Cross hosted a luncheon for those who are 86 or over. There were many veterans among the group. Chuck sang The Star Spangled Banner with an unusual anointing. There was a holy hush. Pastor Lantz wept.

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ENEDINA                                                     ROCIO

VICKY                                                     VICTOR

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CARLA

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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES: NIEVES VASQUEZ (LEFT)
JOSE FRIDAY AGUILAR (RIGHT)


Children of Promise will be taking an admissions test on May 30 in Baja.
 Please pray they pass the exam to enter prep school.

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SMOKE PERMEATES THE AIR IN OAXACA

There are many forest fires in Mexico right now, especially Oaxaca,
Guerrero and Veracruz and the Oaxaca Mission has been surrounded by
hazy smoke for a week. Our wells are running very low also.
We’re approaching the rainy season in Oaxaca.
Please pray for much needed rain to help
combat these fires and to fill the wells.

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OUTREACH TEAM FROM BAJA,
MARIO AND GRACIELA (SECOND AND THIRD FROM THE RIGHT)


The outreach team in Baja traveled south to hold evangelistic crusades.
Pray for the community called Bahia de Los Angeles.

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GLENN ALMAREZ

Glenn just called to report; since his final treatment, he has been miraculously healed from Hepatitis C. He has a new lease on life and has been preaching the Gospel with a fresh anointing. He is on fire for the Lord!

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VOLUNTEERS FROM CANADA

Have you signed up yet for your youth or older volunteer group
to visit one of our  missions? It will change your life forever.

Amy Ballantyne writes, “My heart is full from having experienced a trip of a lifetime. We really don't know what we don't know. For many of us who are fortunate to live in Canada, it is hard to imagine and comprehend the need outside of our country.

It has been a dream of mine since high school to travel outside of Canada
to be of service, and I am so very grateful to have had the opportunity
to travel with the True Health Foundation to FFHM, an incredible organization with tremendous volunteers like Susan Eichensehr who share
their love every single day with the children at the mission.
My heart is full with the desire to continue to support this organization
.”

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LOIS WILSON

An update on Lois. The family is praying that she will be able
to return to her lovely home.She’s been in a skilled nursing facility
and the family will be employing a caregiver for her at home.

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           REUBEN WILSON                                NOEL WILSON

By the way, the Wilson Brothers will be ministering on Friday night June 7 at our Monthly Prayer Dinner. Please make reservations early. Call Linda at (949) 492-2200. Our precious cook Valerie needs a count. Thank you.

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NEWS FROM THE MEDICAL CENTER

Joy Williamson has spent the month visiting many home bound patients at the Baja mission. She prays for each one and gives them T. L. C. Hurry back Joy.

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NEWS FROM THE MEDICAL CENTER

Praise God there is new flooring in our Medical Center at the Baja Mission.
It incorporates our logo. Thank you, Jesus!

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NEWS FROM LAURA RODRIGUEZ

I continue to struggle with my tonsils. I made a side trip to see my doctor and was approved by her for surgery. That will be scheduled mid-July. Adults have longer recovery time for a tonsillectomy.

Please pray this surgery goes well
and for a quick and full recovery for Laura.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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SAM PARSONS

Continue to pray for Sam. He has resumed chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

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PASTOR NOEL AND CAROLYN WADSEN

Our dear friends the Hoffmans in Canada have sent us an urgent prayer request for Carolyn. “Sorry I’ve Not been feeling well the last couple days. Today’s a better day. Two more days of radiation. then chemo on the 16th.Trying to keep my eyes on Jesus and nothing else. Focusing, freedom healing and breakthrough. Thank you for helping me through this. I wouldn’t be able to do it without you guys because when I am weak you guys help me and you lift me up and pour your prayers and your love into me.”

LOIS AND EVERETT WILSON

An update on Lois and Everett Wilson. Lois took a turn for the worse.
Her family is looking into assisted living facilities. Pray for this precious family and decisions that must be made.

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PASTOR REUBEN WILSON

By popular demand, Pastor Wilson will be our speaker for the monthly prayer dinner on Friday, June 7th.
To know him is to love him.

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A MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH

These godly women have the capacity to love children as if they
were their own. Please pray for these precious house mothers.

COME JOIN OUR TEACHERS IN BAJA

URGENT NEED: Baja Administrator, Jill Adams
 requests two

bilingual schoolteachers to serve at the Baja Mission.

PASTOR MARIO AND GRACIELA CORDOBA 

A new Mission Education program is being launched at
the Mission Church in Baja. Please pray.

Weekly Prayer & Praise

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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Many across the nation participated in the National Day of Prayer. The theme was Love One Another. This is a moment in American history when the church must rise as one to cry to God and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.
If love is to begin to take place across America, it must begin with us:
Love One Another! Every day should be a National Day of Prayer.

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PASTOR MIKE BAYER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JANELLE KELLER

Thank you, Pastor Mike Bayer and Janelle Keller,
for ministering to those gathered at the Prayer Dinner this
past weekend, and leading us in song. A blessed time was had by all.

CHILDREN'S DAY

Children’s Day was celebrated in Mexico by these little ones, giving glory to God. Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matt. 19:14

The church at the Baja Mission was filled to capacity
with little ones hearing the Gospel. Thank you, Jesus.

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SAMUEL

Answered Prayer: On March 30, Samuel came into the world at 10:46 PM.
It took a medical team 6 minutes to resuscitate him. Samuel’s prognosis was not good. They arranged for a team of specialists to come to Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario; It looked like Samuel might not survive.
The pastor and his wife were there praying for a miracle. (Samuel was also on our prayer and praise letter.) On this one- month anniversary since Samuel’s birth, he woke up at home, whimpering to be fed. What a miracle!

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BAJA TEEN BOYS

 Praise God our teen-age boys were able to attend Agua Viva
(Living Water) camp. Thank you for all who furnished camperships.
Another children’s camp will be held this summer.
Camperships are still needed for a life changing transformation.

GRACIELA CORDOBA

A prayer request from Graciela while she was on a Baja outreach in Sinaloa, Mexico.

The theme we spoke on with the women was inner healing and the value of a woman. Two women were healed from wounds of their past through forgiveness. The surprising thing is what human beings are capable of doing when they are far from God. The stories that I heard there I have only seen on television. The need for God is very great. We need to call out to God for the salvation of these people. They are living an empty life with much sadness and darkness. What an opportunity to present to the children a different life in Christ Jesus!

Abel, Salvador, Raul and Mario were sharing every night the word of love and salvation that God has for men. I had the opportunity to pray for a field worker in that place, a man drowning in alcohol. We pray that God makes a total change. There the people live in laminate houses that are extremely hot and of course the mosquitos were ready to eat our blood and leave us their poison. Our niece Eveling was not doing well because of these bites. She had a high fever and her feet were swollen. Mario took her to a doctor because of the seriousness of her physical state. We were happy to take the Good News to this place.”

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JUVENTINO

Carlos Quijada, Bible Institute Director, writes about one of his students, Juventino from Santiago Jocotepec Choapan.

 “I am writing about him because of his desire to know God better. He took a four day bus ride without a bathroom, without air conditioning, without a seat; just a blanket to lay down in the aisle so that he could rest a little. He traveled for more than 3,000 kilometers in these conditions. What made Juventino decide to come to the Bible Institute? It was the fact that when he came to know Jesus as his Savior, his desire was to know Him better.”

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LAURA RODRIGUEZ

Laura, administrator from Oaxaca writes, “My doctor thinks
I need a tonsillectomy, and referred me to a surgeon. The surgeon
seemed to think a tonsillectomy is the best option too, however
he did his due diligence in making sure I know how difficult and painful
this will be. But when I think of the alternative, this constant discomfort
and complications, I am hoping a few weeks of pain is temporary
and worth it. So, my appointment is scheduled for July 11th
.”

Please be in prayer for Laura’s surgery.

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LAURA JO HERENDEEN

Our beloved friend, Jo, missionary to Ensenada, Mexico needs prayer. Jo spent three days in intensive care with an acute kidney infection and has been transferred to a rehabilitation center. Please pray for Jo.

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RIKER

Riker, Chuck and Charla Pereau’s great grandson, 2 ½ years old,
will undergo another surgery on Friday, May 10 for his eyes.
This little one has suffered so much pain. Please pray. 

Weekly Prayer & Praise - April 26, 2019

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SISTERS OF MARY

The Evangelical Sisters of Mary are celebrating their 50th year 
of God’s faithfulness:1968-2018. Thank God for the founder,
Mother Basilea Schlink, who faithfully ministered to the Jewish people post World War II. She became a prolific, anointed author. They supplied
FFHM with plaques for our prayer garden in the Baja Mission
and flags for our prayer room. They pray for His Ministry daily.

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HALLELUJAH! FIVE YOUNG MEN FROM RANCHO DE CRISTO WERE BAPTIZED SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO THE GLORY OF GOD.

PASTOR MARIO CORDOBA AND A NEW BELIEVER FROM THE RANCHO

The baptism was down by the riverside. Please pray for these young menonce enslaved to alcohol or drugs; now redeemed from the curse.

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PASTOR TOBY RAY 

A Pastors conference will be held Friday and Saturday April 26 and 27 at the Mission Church in Baja. Pastor Toby from Vista Assembly of God will be ministering. Pray for the Holy Spirit to touch many lives.

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LOIS AND EVERETT WILSON

Lois needs prayer after suffering a stroke. She recently
fell ill and had to go to a temporary nursing facility.
Please pray for her speedy recovery so she may go back home.

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PASTOR MIKE BAYER AND JANELLE KELLER

Saturday (not Friday) night at 6 PM May 4th, we will have our
prayer group dinner. Pastor Mike will be speaking,
and Janelle will lead the sing along. It will be held at the
Lutheran Church of the Cross at 24231 El Toro, Laguna Woods, CA.
Please call in your reservations to Linda
at (949) 492-2200, or email her at linda@ffhm.org

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ADRIANA MENDOZA (LEFT) JOSMAR GUZMAN (RIGHT)

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SAMUEL PACHECO (LEFT) MARCO MONTANEZ (RIGHT)

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RICARDO (LEFT) SALVADOR (RIGHT)

Did you know that for $30/month you can sponsor a Bible Institute student? Bible Institute students have a two year comprehensive program that equips them as missionaries or leaders of their church.

Want to sponsor a student? Click here

GROUP OF CHILDREN

GOALIE PRACTICE ON THE FIELD

Debbie Haliday from Jugamos writes:

Charla,

We are blessed to be at the Baja mission right now playing soccer with the children...and also coloring and reading and laughing with them! The Lord is doing wonderful things here...thank you for your faithfulness in this place. What a gift to all of us who get to participate in the ongoing unfolding of what He placed in your hands all those years ago. 

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NOBERTO AVIÑA

Last Tuesday, Norberto, grounds keeper in Baja had an accident.
He hurt some of his fingers with a machine. He went to Ensenada
to have reconstructive surgery and will be on medical leave for 14 days first.
Pray for a quick recovery.

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VIRGINIA DUARTE

Virginia will see a doctor to see how her broken bone is doing,
she has been on medical leave for 2 weeks now.
Please continue to pray for her recovery.

Weekly Prayer & Praise - April 5, 2019

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REVEREND JOHN LUCAS

You won’t want to miss our Friday night dinner, tonight, with special speaker from Calgary, AB, Reverend Lucas. We meet at the Lutheran Church of the Cross, 24231 El Toro, Laguna Woods, CA at 6 PM.

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Our dear friend of the ministry, Larry, went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2019. He and Olive regularly took teams to the Baja Mission from Canada. Please pray for his wife, Olive, and their family during this difficult time

WATER IN NAIROBI

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CHILDREN IN NAIROBI

Trinity Fellowship is a subsidiary of FFHM. Missionaries, Godfrey and Elisabeth Dawkins, report a miraculous event. They were drilling for a well in Nairobi, Kenya. No one knew how deep they would have to drill before striking water, but Joanna had an amazing encounter with a heavenly being right when the rig arrived, “Here I am at a loss for words. How does one describe the indescribable?” 

A tall angel in appearance like a standing column of moving water pouring down onto the drilling site, suddenly came sharply into focus before her. Sure enough, almost within minutes the well proved to be a gusher! Awesome! For technical reasons the engineers had to keep the water running for twenty-four hours. So, all through the night the local community swarmed onto the site with containers of all descriptions slung over the backs of donkeys, excitedly hauling the water away.”

CHILDREN READY FOR THEIR 6K

Rejoicing that our children were represented in a 6km race.
Although they were not the winners, they ran a good race to the glory of God.

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A FEW OF OUR RUNNERS AND CHERYL TREVOR, SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ON THE RIGHT

Let us run with patience the race that is set before us” Hebrews 12:1.

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TOP ROW/LEFT TO RIGHT: DIANA YOLET VAZQUEZ, ANAY CERROS, ANDREA GUADALUPE FELIX
BOTTOM ROW/LEFT TO RIGHT: EFREN LEYVA, MIGUEL IBANEZ, TOMAS HUERTA


Our children are given a Christian education through the 6th grade, then they will begin junior high at the public school in tow. They especially need your prayers to stay firm in their faith in God and values they learned at the mission as they make this transition.

POPOCATEPETL VOLCANO

Please pray for the Mexican States close to the Popocatepetl volcano. Mexican authorities raised the alert level as activity intensifies. Pray it does not cause a big disaster on the States of Puebla, Morelos and State of Mexico together with Mexico City.

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MAYA DURKIN (LEFT) WITH YAMILETT

Maya in Tijuana has an urgent prayer request for 4-year-old Yamilett who’s mother was living with several other women,
all of whom were in prostitution and drugs. Last week in desperation Yamilett's mother came up to Maya saying that she wanted
to take her own life. She begged Maya to take her to a rehab facility
and to take care of her daughter. Yamilett is now living with Maya and Keith and they are having her checked by doctors to make sure she doesn’t have Tuberculosis nor is positive for HIV. The mother does.

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UNPLANNED

WOW!  This is a must-see movie! There is NO SEX, NO DRUGS, NO NUDITY, and NO CURSING! However, it is an "R" Rated movie!!!!! Why? Probably because it is not POLITICALLY CORRECT! I don't know what the age cut-off is anymore, but whatever it is, parents take your teens to see this movie! The name of the movie?  "UNPLANNED"!

Weekly Prayer & Praise - February 15, 2019

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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving; we can’t commercialize gratitude. My second most favorite holiday is Valentines Day. Legend has it that Valentine was imprisoned for his faith in Jesus about 270 C.E. St. Valentine sent heart shaped notes to encourage believers. Legend has it that he prayed for his jailer’s daughter and she was miraculously healed. Valentine’s actions were discovered, Claudius ordered that he was to be put to death.

We wish we could send you all a Valentine to thank you
from the bottom of our heart for your gift of prayers. 

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ARIANNA JUAREZ

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ARIANNA AT THE HOSPITAL

Matt Juarez, who is the Chairman of our FFHM Board was called out of our board meeting to go home to Bend, OR. His 15-year-old daughter, Arianna, was having seizures. Epilepsy was ruled out.

Please pray that the root cause of these seizures
would be revealed and Arianna would be free.

Matt writes, “these convulsions could be from past trauma.”

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JANICE FLINN

Please continue to pray for Janice for a total recovery.

She had three fractures in her hip and leg.
Janice, a long time friend of the ministry is a like a daughter to Chuck and Charla.

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JACK AND LOIS SCHOFIELD

Jack and Lois faithful volunteers, have served sending Alternate Christmas for years. They’re part of our Friday night prayer group. We know you will be blessed by Lois’ testimony on Friday, March 1st at our monthly prayer dinner.

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THE LANGES

Ross Lange, Global Recordings, fell in the dark and fractured his shoulder. He is wearing a sling. Ross has been caring for Jan, his beloved wife for 33 years. Pray for strength for Krista, their daughter – she is now taking care of both of them, and for the healing of Ross’ shoulder. The Langes have been amazing intercessors for Foundation for His Ministry and other ministries.

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GRANT AND BECKY PETERSON

Grant and Becky were at the Baja Mission this week. On Tuesday night, their group hosted a lasagna dinner for our staff, children, Rancho de Cristo
and Bible Institute students to celebrate Valentine's Day.

OAXACA MISSION 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

On January 26, 2019, many people of the Oaxaca home's past and present joined together
to remember and rejoice in all of the marvelous things that God has done in and through Foundation for His Ministry'smission in Oaxaca, now celebrating its twentieth year.
The video is a bit long but perhaps you may wish to see it
and if you have visited Oaxaca, there will be familiar faces.

Weekly Prayer & Praise February 8, 2019

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MARILYN AND DAVE BOTZENHARDT
 

Praise report, answered prayer!

Pastor Mike Bayer reports, “David’s doctor on Tuesday said he is now cancer free. He had cancer in his lungs. Dave has been taking a cancer-fighting drug for a few months now that has a lot of promise for certain cancer patients. We thank God for His inspiration to those doing medical research and the advances we’ve seen. Hundreds maybe thousands have been praying for Dave. Several besides Dave have had or have a cancer diagnosis. I saw in the Spirit people standing for prayer and the congregation coming around them to pray and felt God would heal some. But here’s the thing about prayer for healing: it’s not one person or one time (usually). It’s a combination or culmination of prayer over time by many people. There is often a moment when it all drops out of heaven and healing is manifested. Every person who has prayed for Dave is in on this blessing Everyone had a part in this. Was it the meds or the prayer? Medication can help, but ONLY GOD can heal.

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RIKER AFTER SURGERY

An update on precious Riker: Riker has had many surgeries on his face to remove birth marks, which covered his face. He has very limited vision in one eye and during the last surgery pressures were improved. But he was so upset over the surgeons probing they were unable to complete their work, so he will go back in a couple of weeks and go under general anesthesia for more work.

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JEAN DARNELL

Jean was a co-founder of His Ministry. There will be a celebration of Jean’s life and ministry held at Angelus Temple on March 15th at 11am. All are welcome. This picture appeared on the cover of a British magazine in January 1975. Jean was instrumental in the charismatic renewal in Great Britain, Scotland and Ireland.

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THE CATHEYS WITH OBUDILIA

Our Friday night prayer group has been meeting since 1963.
It was instrumental in founding the Baja Mission.
The effectual prayer of the righteous availeth much.
Mike and Donna Cathey shared their gripping testimonies January 25, 2019.

The Catheys have been coming to the Baja Mission
for many years and sponsor Obdulia,

You too are invited to our Friday night prayer group. The address is 2355 Via Mariposa West #3H, Laguna Woods, CA at 6:30 pm. If you come from outside of Laguna Woods, we need to call your name into the gate keeper. Chuck Braun, one of our long time board members will share his testimony this week.

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JOHN CULBERT WITH THE CHILDREN HE SPONSORS

John from Ireland made the long trip to come and see Dulce and Perla,
the girls he sponsors at the Baja mission! God is so good to our children.

You too can sponsor a child at one of our missions.
Call (949) 492-2200 and ask for Linda.

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DOMITILA (DOMI) AND PASTOR DAVID JOHNSON

Pastor David first met Domi at the Baja Mission Dorcas’ room (sewing room).
They were destined to marry. Pastor Dave and Domi recently visited the Baja Mission. Pastor Dave is in need of prayer. He has been ill and has had a series of diagnostic tests. Please pray for Dave.

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LAURA RODRIGUEZ

Laura, administrator of the Oaxaca Mission, has had strep throat since
the middle of December. She has done various rounds of antibiotics
and nothing has worked. Please pray for her.

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REUBEN WILSON

Thank you all who came last Friday night to the prayer dinner. Noel Wilson led us in praise and worship. Our speaker was his brother, Reuben who gave us a message on prayer for family and loved ones. It was fitting that we prayed for each other.

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FFHM BOARD

Our Board meeting is Saturday, February 9th.
Please pray that we will be in one accord and make wise decisions for FFHM.

March 23, 2018

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Praise God! The Little Lost Pup is being distributed behind iron bars. 

Last weekend a dear friend was able to distribute over 500 Little Lost Pup books to inmates in local and state prisons on the east coast and in Florida.  We never dreamed Craig’s book would have such a wide circulation.  Story after story has reached us. 

How thankful we are to the very generous donor, who is making it possible for this distribution.

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CORINNE EHRICK AND EVA (SCHIAFFINO) QUICK
 

Corrine Ehrick and Eva (Schiaffino) Quick are both doing well. 
Corrine will soon celebrate her 89th birthday.  Eva doesn’t give us her age. 
Both women served selflessly, pouring their lives out for others.  Corrine was administrator of our Baja Mission for 8 years, and Eva in charge of outreach. 
 
We thank God for this dynamite duo!

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NATHAN AND ELIZABETH

Nathan Cowpersmith (Eleanor and Jon’s grandson), will be married April 7th at the Mission Church in Baja, CA Mexico. His fiancée Elizabeth is a child evangelism teacher in our outreach program. Jon and Eleanor Cowpersmith served at our Mission for many years and were greatly loved.

Congratulations to Nathan and Elizabeth.

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GEORGE ANNE TENNEY
 
The Tenny’s have been faithful supporters, almost from the birth of the ministry.  Each year Bill Tenny brings a giant poinsettia, a beautiful Easter lily, and a giant pumpkin for display in our office. George Anne brings gourmet goodies to bless us all.  This was one of those occasions. She will soon celebrate her 90th birthday. 

How we thank God for our visitors to the San Clemente office.

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SAM PARSONS

Monthly prayer group dinner

Sam will be with us again. You won’t want to miss this joyous occasion.
Call now to make your reservations for the April 6th dinner, (949) 492-2200 and speak with Linda.

We appreciate our volunteers
 
The Canadian mailing at 9 a.m. Wednesday March 28th in Charla and Chuck’s rec room.

  
2355 Via Mariposa W., Laguna Woods, CA
The U.S. mailing is Thursday March 29th at 7 a.m. in the same location.

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If you don’t have a church home, why not celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection by attending one of the many services offered at your local church.

March 16, 2018

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He was truly a saint who brought great revival to Ireland

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST
 

A bus is needed for transporting our disabled children.

The children will be making a trip in April and need a bus in good working order, Lord willing. It needs to be registered, licensed and insured in Mexico. The cost of importation of a bus is approximately $1,000, if it is donated in the U.S.

RAFAEL LOPEZ                                                BENJAMIN MUCINO

Please keep our bus drivers in prayer.

Rafael Lopez has acute problems with his legs, which are inflamed and he is in pain.

Benjamin Mucino’s daughter will travel from Mexico City to visit him soon. 
Pray for safe travels and that they have a blessed time together.

 

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ROGER MARSH

Are you sick?
 Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. 
James 5:14-16
 
This has been done. Roger is one of the Pastors of Lutheran Church of the Cross and a very good friend of ours. He went through open heart surgery March 12th and is now recovering. 

 

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JANELLE KELLER
 
Janelle will make a number of trips to the Missions. Pray for her safety on the road this coming week. Then April 2nd she will be taking a work group from Heritage Christian Fellowship to Oaxaca.
 

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CINDI FINK

Cindi, in our office, will be having her second cataract surgery on Wednesday,
March 21. 

Please pray for a successful surgery and a speedy, healthy recovery.

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RACHEL & EVA

From Bonnie Shelton:   

Thank you all for the prayers and concerns for our great-granddaughter Eva(Ava) and our daughter Camille, (Eva's grandmother.) Both had good appointments with their Doctors. Eva is growing and improving with learning how to eat. She is still on g-tube feeding until she is able to take food by mouth.
 
Camille has had her first chemotherapy and will have 5 more rounds until June 15.  The bone marrow report showed no cancer for which we are thankful. She was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma stage 3. It is treatable and we are trusting God for a good outcome and complete healing.

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WAYNE & LOIS TURNBALL

Wayne and Lois are retired missionaries. Wayne is in stage 4 cancer and the prognosis is not encouraging. Pray that he will not suffer if it is God’s time for him to go, and if not, that he will experience complete healing.

With God, all things are possible!

 

ROGER MEZA

Ministering in Sinaloa to children from the camps.

Lizette and Hugo, long term missionaries, are serving in a suburb of Culiacan, Sinaloa.  Small work group housing is now completed on that property. Raul Garcia will stay on for a month and Roger Meza for three months. They will be doing evangelistic outreaches in the camps.

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DARRELL & LENORA WARD


Please pray for Lenora who has suffered with symptoms of the flu for weeks and for Pastor Darrell Ward as he offers prayer & support along with Chuck and Charla Pereau, to Ron & Carolyn Robertson. Ron, an attorney, served with both the Reagan and Bush administrations. His wife Carolyn will be with Jesus soon.

Please lift this family in prayer.

March 9, 2018

Thank you one and all who helped with the Canadian and U.S. mailing. 

Hopefully you’ll receive it this week. 

Forty-four attended this month’s prayer group dinner. Dr. Noel Wilson led the singing and Chuck Pereau and Janelle Keller sang Irish ballads in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. 

Friends of His Ministry are invited to this monthly dinner.

Please join us Friday April 6th.

 

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VIRGINIA

Praise report
Praise God! Amelia, Dana’s granddaughter, is home from the hospital following chemotherapy and is dancing about. Thank you for your prayers.

 

ROGELIO MEZA                                                       RAUL GARCIA
Formerly operated our TV station for Baja.              “If you want to be great                                                                                 in God’s Kingdom, You must                                                                                        be a servant of all.”


Graciela Cordoba, Mario’s wife, has written a great article regarding our ministry in Sinaloa. The article will appear in the newsletter soon. She’s requesting prayer for two of our Bible Institute graduates who will be doing outreach to the migrant worker’s camps, Raul Garcia and Rogelio Meza. 

The harvest is ripe for evangelism, please pray.

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MODESTO
Ministering in the mountains of Amoltepec.
 

         Modesto and Eugenia are serving in Amoltepec, a remote area of Oaxaca. 
Eugenia is very tired and their young son Alex is very frail. 


Please pray for strength and healing.

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LETY AMBROSIO
 
Lety, who grew up in the Oaxaca mission, is now on staff supporting missionaries in the mountains. 

She is asking for prayer as she helps with child care.

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STAFF IN PACHUCA


Praise God! A generous gift was given for our outreach staff in Oaxaca to attend a Global Leadership Summit in Pachuca, Mexico.

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GEN BREDESEN


Update on Gen:  She was hospitalized for 2 ½ days as her pacemaker needed to be recalibrated.

Dede and Gen hope to fly to Vancouver Island for the 50th Anniversary of Trinity Christian Center, where Harald Bredesen pastored in the 70’s.

Her daughter Meg is living nearby. She is in constant pain and needs hip surgery! She just recently moved to Illinois and must get through the red tape to be approved for Medicaid. 

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"PRAY TO THE GOD OF THE LOST AND THE FOUND"


He directed the woman who had lost a coin, a lost sheep, and a lost son.
We shipped a case of books to Tennessee for distribution to prisoners and it was lost by the U.S. Post Office.

 Please pray it is recovered!

 

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MELANIE LOMBARD VALENCIA


Melanie is Chuck & Charla’s granddaughterShe is in need of healing and deliverance and is being hospitalized.

Please keep her in your prayers.


 

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RACHEL


Please continue to pray for Bonnie Shelton’s granddaughter Rachel, and her young daughter Eva who just underwent a kidney transplant; as well as Bonnie's daughter Camille who was recently hospitalized with a mass in her chest.

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RON, CHARLA, & CHARLOTTE

Update on Ron and Charlotte Mc Whinney

“Dear family and friends, Thank you for praying. It has been quite an ordeal!  It took three hours to cross the border. Charlotte was taken to the hospital for 2 ½ days. Diagnosis: bleeding ulcers. She was transported to her daughter Allison’s in San Luis Obispo, CA, and hopefully they will return to their home in Oregon. 

Ron and Charlotte write, ‘We thank you all, for your thoughts and prayers.’”

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Linda Kaahanui wrote God Among Us; short stories of our missionaries’ testimonies (available through this office). BUTa sequel to Charla’s Children is yet to be written covering the last 25 years of His Ministry. Precious, miraculous stories have been lost since my recent stroke.

Please pray that the sequel will be written.

March 2, 2018

GABRIEL CELIS & PAOLA SANDOVAL  SAID MENDEZ & SARAI ZATARAIN


A Joyous Announcement
 

Two shall become one.” We are so happy and grateful to see these young people getting married. Gabriel Celis grew up here at the mission and went to our student’s home in Tijuana. His wife Paola Sandoval is a teacher in our Learning Center. They met when both of them were living in our TJ Home.

Said Mendez works in our church with children and youth and his wife Sarai Zatarain was a house mother a few years ago.

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RON, CHARLA, & CHARLOTTE
 

Ron and Charlotte Mc Whinney have been serving the Lord for 18 years as volunteers at the Mission in Baja. There has been no task too large or too small for this couple who have servant hearts. Charlotte suffered a herniated disc and was taken by ambulance to the Tijuana border. They have returned to Oregon.

Please pray for Charlotte and of course, Ron, her help mate.

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PAT HULSEY
 

Pat Hulsey is a chaplain at a central California prison.  

She writes: “I used the Little Lost Pup in two services at Valley State Prison for men yesterday, to go along with the messages I was preaching.  And low and behold, the chaplain's assistant, Sean Geoff, was a roommate with Craig many years ago at one of the prisons he was in. The men loved the story, and the books are in the library now...and our men really use the Christian library.”

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ANDIE LOMBARD
 

Would you like to be reminded of the Canadian/U.S. mailing and / or monthly dinner at the Lutheran Church of the Cross? 

The Pereau’s daughter Andrea would be glad to call you. Send your phone number to andielombard@roadrunner.com or give her a call at (661) 943-4220.
 
If you would like to receive an e-mail reminder for the monthly dinner, please contact Linda in our office.  linda@ffhm.org or 949 492-2200.

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CHUCK, JANELLE, & CHARLA


Don’t forget the monthly prayer group dinner, Friday, March 2nd, hosted at Lutheran Church of the Cross fellowship hall.  Noel Wilson will be leading the sing a long, Chuck Pereau and Janelle Keller will sing Irish ballads in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and Charla will be speaking.

If you would like to receive a monthly e-mail reminder for the dinner, please contact Linda at linda@ffhm.org or call her at 949 492-2200
 

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RACHEL & EVA


Bonnie Shelton’s grand-daughter Rachel served as a missionary in Turkey. Rachel is married and has three children including twin girls born two years ago.  One born with renal failure has been on dialysis since she was 4 days old. At 21 months old, little Eva was finally able to undergo surgery for a kidney transplant from mother to daughter.
 
Praise God!  The transplant was perfect but the infant is still being fed by tubes.
 
Please keep this precious little one in your prayers
 
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Bonnie’s daughter Camille, was also recently rushed to the hospital. Bonnie writes:
 
“Heard from Camille this am. She is in the ER in Fort Dodge IA. Went in the night.  They found a mass in her chest and will do a biopsy soon. She has His peace and strength. She or Steven will keep me posted, and we are praying for a miracle and wisdom for the medical persons.  Thanks for your prayers.”
 

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PAUL HATLEY


Paul Hatley, a dear friend of His Ministry, will be ministering in prisons on the east coast. He will be distributing hundreds of Craig Pereau’s book, The Little Lost Pup. There are innumerable complications related to prison ministries, so please pray that the doors will be opened.