Joshua and Ruth Tsavatewa, Sacred Road Ministries

2021 was an exciting year for Joshua and Ruth Tsavatewa and their work with Sacred Road Ministries in Yakama, WA.  Despite a record heat-wave and COVID concerns this summer, Sacred Road was able to have in-person church, youth group, service opportunities for young people, and a weekly mobile library.  A group of 19 middle schoolers…

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International Guest House

The International Guest House in Oxford, MS continues to be a “home away from home” for international students studying at the University of Mississippi.  Many of their guests are thankful to be away from the oppressive regimes in their home countries and enjoy a safe environment for religious conversations.  Some students are drawn in by…

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Mission First

As 2021 draws to a close, Mission First is praising God for answering prayers and working through their various programs.  The OASIS program continues to find prospective volunteers for the after-school programs.  The Early Learning Center had a wonderful first semester with teachers, kitchen staff, and the Head of School.  They were able to open…

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Life for Little Lambs

The Good news Booth at the MS state fair was in full swing this fall under the leadership of Life for Little Lambs and TAG Kids Club.  Volunteers at the booth paint faces as they share the Gospel.  In her newsletter, Diane Johnston shared that they were able to share the Gospel with over 1,000…

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MNA Disaster Response

After a busy hurricane season, Mission to North America’s disaster response staff have demobilized and are at home to celebrate the holidays.  This season of rest is a good reminder:  “taking a break helps us to better see that our work in restoring storm-damaged communities does not rest entirely upon our shoulders; He is at…

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Ellie Honea, Japan

This week we are praying for Ellie Honea, serving with Mission to the World in Tokyo, Japan.  As Christmas approaches, Ellie specifically asked for prayer for opportunities to share the true meaning of Christmas and for “restful moments” to continue applying that truth to her mind, attitude, and life. Pray also for her church, Grace…

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RUF-I at SMU

This week we are praying for Fee and Kelly Kennedy and their work with RUF-International at Southern Methodist University.  In a recent newsletter, Fee shared about a student who has been attending their Global Café meetings this semester where they’ve been focusing on the parables in the gospel of Luke.  This student has been “blown…

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Jackson Leadership Foundation

Jackson Leadership Foundation continues to grow and add ministry partners that serve the community.  Their newest ministry partner, Grant Me Justice, “provides resources to victims who have lost loved ones to violent crimes” including:  counseling, legal counsel, story documentation, and group support.  This ministry was founded after recognizing countless stories of murder victims and how…

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Stocks, Southeast Asia Update

The Stocks have been busy lately as they begin to transition back to more regular in-person meetings.  Since their church has been meeting in person, they have had plenty of opportunities to jump in and serve.  Brian has led worship, preached and baptized.  They’ve also been able to bake communion bread, teach CityKids and host…

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