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The Evangelist's Heart!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. Psalm 81:10 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I love being married to an evangelist!

Apart from the exciting life of constant new experiences --and I do mean new :)-- and apart from the glory of seeing God work miraculously in the hearts of people day by day, there is the always and ever-enlarging vision of what God can do, wants to do, and will do!

My beloved is never happier than when he is preaching the Gospel to huge crowds of hungry people! There is a glorious confidence in knowing God gave him the message and knowing the Spirit will speak it to hearts! We have been praying that the LORD would ever widen the doors of that influence . . . even to the possibility of holding mass evangelistic crusades all over the world...

Well, this morning Mike told me from the Philippines that a group of men invited him to a meeting and proposed joining together in such a crusade in the nort…

There's A Lot To Pray About

Mike is in the Philippines. That in itself is a lot to pray about!

Today they started a "Prophecy Conference." It's an evangelistic outreach dealing with the sure return of the Saviour, etc. The SMC team on this particular island has been preparing and inviting folks for sometime. We are praying that the LORD will bring many to saving grace.

Please pray for power on the preaching and that the LORD would draw the people in!

One Orphan At A Time

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In September of 1966, Brenda came to 1st grade. I've often wondered where she was during kindergarten. She seemed to know all the important kindergarten stuff—letters & numbers, shapes & colours, swinging. She was a top notch dodgeballer and could sing My Country Tis of Thee all by herself. She didn't seem to have suffered much by missing kindergarten, but still, it would have been great if she'd been there. She was the determined type and could have helped me fight off John Ivansitch who was constantly trying to give me cuddies!

Brenda was a sparkling girl! You know that precious type. I think her thick red hair was two-thirds the length of her first grade body. I was never able to count how many brothers and sisters she had—but they were all perpetually happy! It was a special family. I often pondered through the complexities of so many siblings. For instance, how did they divide the twinkies? In our family I came first with T right behind me. Three years later ou…