Dear Friends and Family,
We just wanted to send out this quick update regarding our summer. We are very excited about all the Lord has been doing and are praying for Him to continue. Our family has been in Bible School mode finalizing details for an exciting summer. This year our theme is Extreme Heights and we will be studying five different mountains in the Bible including Mt. Calvary, Mt Sini, and others. Our prayer is that souls would be saved.
We are also introducing a new to us reward system of a Daily store with the chance for kids to earn “Bible Bucks” which they can return in exchange for treats and toys of many different kinds. We are praying the children will have much fun but more importantly walk away with eternal principles engrained in their heads. We also have a missionary story prepared to be taught to them based on real-life events of a young boy in Russia. We did not choose this story because of current events, however, we do pray that perhaps some of those who hear it will be positively impacted more as a result of current news events.
We are thankful for three Vacation Bible Schools this summer and are praying that perhaps God would open opportunities to do more. We will be in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania currently. Our last week of June is open as well as all of July and the first week of August. If we can be of assistance to your church in any way we would absolutely love to even if you just need help with a program you have already selected although we are prepared to run an entire program as well.
Please also continue to pray for our fall schedule which is very open as well and we are available for Revival meetings and even children’s meetings. My wife is also learning the piano so we are thrilled and pray for her that she would be able to continue the development of this talent for the Lord. We would also appreciate prayers as we look for a minivan to take care of the family’s transportation needs. It has been very difficult finding a vehicle within our family budget that has low enough mileage on it that I would feel comfortable that it would keep us going for a good amount of time. God has something in a store and we would love to find it before we hit the road this summer and would prefer to stay out of debt in doing so. But God knows, and we are trusting Him!
Please also pray for us as my wife is due in September with our third little blessing! So we will most definitely be taking some time down towards the middle of September and into October I do have a couple of meetings scheduled at the end of October and beginning of November currently.
We are very blessed that God has given us many chances to do pulpit supply recently and all but one Sunday is filled so far in May. We have also seen some good fruit of folks making decisions for Christ and rededicating their lives. We have been very blessed to help Lighthouse Baptist Church of New Concord Ohio which is without a pastor currently and only two hours away from our home. We have come to love the people there very much and are praying that God will supply their needs as well May God keep us faithful till He comes or calls us home!
Joyfully Serving our Risen Saviour,