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Put the "Giving" Back into Thanksgiving

Aren't we blessed?  It just seems natural that during this time of year we pause and reflect upon God's goodness to us.  We have a God that loves us, a roof over our heads, clothing on our bodies and a big feast to eat tomorrow. As you do your Christmas shopping this season, would you consider giving back by helping the poor?

Missionary Ventures has highlighted 35 projects around the globe in this year's Christmas catalog.  Your investment in one of these areas (children, nutrition, agriculture, ministry, education, community development) is changing the landscape of daily life for many people worldwide. 
Here are just a few of the ways you can tangibly give back this holiday season to the people of Paraguay...

Keep a child warm with a wool blanket this winter, click here.

Give the Word of God to someone who doesn't own a Bible, click here.  

Impact a family's economy by allowing them to raise and sell chicken, click here or here to help a new family get started with a chicken house. 

Provide healthy food for a family through a garden by giving them seeds, click here.   

Prevent malaria or yellow fever for a child, donate a mosquito net by clicking here.

Help raise up a new generation of Paraguayan pastors by helping them through one year of Bible training, click here

Grant a man the opportunity to labor on the farm by supplying him with necessary farm tools, click here.

Help Paraguayans gain knowledge and training through a rare resource- books, click here.  

Support a Paraguayan evangelist to lead people to Christ for an entire year, click here

This past year:
YOU covered 46 children with blankets,
YOU gave 1016 Paraguayans their first Bible,
YOU helped buy 22 new tools for men to make a living,
YOU provided new income to families by purchasing hundreds of chicks, 6 chicken houses and a corn mill
YOU protected 113 children from malaria by giving them mosquito nets

YOU have made a world of difference in each of these lives.  Our sincerest gratitude to each of you that gave to the projects and to our work here.  Our hope is that your hearts will continue to break for the poor and for those that don't yet know HIM. You are one of the greatest reasons for us to be thankful this season and it is our sincere privilege to partner with you for the cause of Christ.    
We love you!


  1. This is a great post! Love seeing what you are doing in Paraguy and how God is providing.


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