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We regularly publish updates on our ministry here in Peru. Here, you can read our most recent letter as well as browse the letter archives. Don’t forget to check out the Efata Facebook page, as well!
Dear Friends and Family, But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.2 Timothy 4:5 This has been an incredible time here at Efata with much happening. The Lord has been working and doing wonderful things amongst us and we rejoice every day to serve Him as we endeavor to “make full proof” of the ministry that God has given us on the mission field of Peru. Ministry News In July and August over 260,000 Gospel tracts were distributed here in Lima as the city hosted the...read more
Dear friends and family, Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the LORD he is God; there is none else beside him.Deuteronomy 4:35 (Need to print this letter? Click here to download a PDF!) These have been an eventful two months here at Efata and in Peru. We are thankful that we serve the One True God! As the verse above states, “There is no other!” Ministry News We had a wonderful Mission Conference in June. James (our second son) came down to preach the conference for us, and he did a great job. We had...read more
Dear Friends and Family, For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? 1 Thessalonians 2:19 (¿Need to print this letter? Click here to download a PDF!) As we serve together here in Peru as your faithful partners in the Lord, busy about the Master’s business, we know that one day we will be with our Savior and rejoice in His presence with those who came to know Him. It is wonderful to see people’s understanding opened and their eyes alight with joy to know Christ....read more
Dear Friends and Family, But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.Deuteronomy 4:29 (Need to print this letter? Click here to download a PDF!) These past couple of months have been very busy here at Efata and for our ministry overall. During these months the Lord has put it upon my heart to preach and encourage our church in personal revival. As the verse above clearly shows, God will respond if we turn from our own ways and seek Him. Ministry News...read more
As 2018 ends and we prepare for 2019, I Think of the verse above and not only rejoice in the “day” that the Lord has made, but in the year that the Lord has made and allowed us to continue to serve him.read more
After one year in the States, we flew back to Peru on November 15th. It’s good to be home. Our kids are overjoyed to be back, and we are settling back into the ministry and preparing for what the Lord has in store for us in the months and years ahead. We have been so blessed to see eight souls saved these weeks we have been back.read more
Dear Friends and Family, I would like to take this time to thank all of you once again for your wonderful care and support for our family as your representatives in Peru, South America and Beyond, reaching both the Deaf and hearing. We are continuing our furlough, visiting our supporting churches and friends and visiting several new churches and meeting new friends as we travel across the country. During this time, we have been encouraged and blessed as we have reacquainted with you. We have our return tickets to Peru for November 15th and...read more
Dear Friends and Family, Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah. Psalm 68:19 These have been some of the most fantastic months for us in our ministry and family. God is great and does daily load us with benefits. Even when times are stressful and difficult, God is good. Ministry News Stateside furlough Our furlough is going well. We are so blessed to have such a wonderful family of supporting churches. We have thoroughly enjoyed spending time with each of you we have had the privilege...read more
It has been a joy as we visit both new and supporting churches. As Paul states above, he had a great desire to visit the church at Rome so that he could share in their ministry and have fruit among them. That is how we feel; we wish to be with you all and share with you and have fruit among you as well.read more
Dear Friends and Family, For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that. But now, ye rejoice in your boastings; all such rejoicing is evil. Therefore, to him that knoweth to do good and doeth it not, to him it is sin. James 4:15-17 We rejoice to know that God’s desire and goal is to guide our days. God is wanting us each day to say, “God, what would you have me to do? Lead and guide my steps, I want YOUR will today, not mine.” If we make our own decisions and we won’t do the good that God would lead us to do,...read more