Dear faithful supporters,
We wanted to start off by saying how thankful we are for God’s grace that is truly sufficient for any circumstance that may come our way!
These last few months have been a time of big transitioning in our ministry.
Our home church has found a full-time assistant who will be coming this month to take over assisting our pastor. Because of that, we will no longer be working on staff. Please pray that God would truly bless and this transition would go smoothly for our family as well as our new assistant.
Due to this ministry change, we will also no longer be living in the church parsonage. For the time being, we will be staying with Stephen’s parents as we continue to pray for God’s clear direction for housing and ministry opportunities.
In the meantime, we are excited to continue serving at our church!
Things are going well with our Sunday deaf class. The children have professed to be saved and we are now praying for their growth in Christ. I have been challenging them to be a witness and they each took tracts and have committed to pass them out. Please pray for the salvation of their father Dale. Also pray that God would allow me to train another assistant as my brother-in-law Micah will be heading to Bible college in the fall.
We are also continuing to help in the gospel outreach program, The John Project. There have been several people who have been spoken to about their souls and many others who are still reading the book of John. Please pray that God would continue to convict and draw these precious souls to Himself. We are especially burdened for many of our neighbors including: Randy, Tony, Laurie, Mrs. Giobbi, Carmela, Regina, TJ, Sara, Mary, Heather, Megan and many more. Please pray for their salvation and growth.
We are thankful that Stephen has had the opportunity to preach in several churches over the past few months. He had the special privilege of preaching for the high-school graduate’s service we had here on June 9th. That was a blessing as his youngest brother Micah graduated. Pray for him as he attends Indiana Baptist College this fall.
We look forward to being able to help at 1 vacation Bible school this summer. Also please pray for our home church’s vbs that will be July 22-26th. Unfortunately, we will not be able to help due to a conflict in our schedule. We covet your prayers that many souls will be saved.
We are happy to report that Israel is 4 ½ months old and doing great! He rolled over yesterday for the first time. Please pray for his salvation and the wisdom we need to raise him for the Lord.
Words cannot express how thankful we are to you all for your prayers and financial support. You all have been a huge blessing and encouragement to us! We still have open time in our schedule to serve your church with Bible Schools in the Pa, Ohio area this summer. We are also open for revival meetings or pulpit supply for this fall. Let us know if we could be a blessing in any capacity at your church.
Joyfully Serving our Risen Savior,