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Blue Cruiser has a New Home

Yesterday we heard our 1988 Surburban purr into the driveway for the last time.  It was a nostalgic moment as Norberto took us for one final spin around town.  We took some time to reminisce and thank God for the numerous ways he has blessed us with this practically, problem-free ministry vehicle.  It got us safely here, and ever since hitting the soil, it's helped so many pastors, children and of course, set records carting around youth!  We give God all the glory that even though it was almost stolen from us last year, that wasn't God's plan. 

This was.   Blue will now be serving Hogar Ganar, a long-term Christian home for abandoned and at-risk children, in Itaugua, Paraguay.  The cool thing is that Julie's cousins, Jayne and Joe, arrived in Paraguay to serve as new missionaries with the children there just over a month ago!  We're so happy to have more family serving with us in the heart of South America and we ask that you would pray for them and the children they serve. We trust that Blue will provide safe transportation to many, many children for years to come. 


  1. Oh neat! I have seen mention of Jayne and Joe the past few days...that is really neat that they are your cousins!
    What a good pic of you two also!

  2. We are so excited about the suburban, and are already planning with Joe and Jayne to take the kids on an outing to Asuncion now that we have the vehicles to do it! God's plans are always best. Thanks, guys!

  3. YAY! Ken said Blue was a fun ride, and we're excited about the difference it will make for the kids at Hogar Ganar. We're also excited that Joe and Jayne have their own wheels now and can begin to explore and enjoy Paraguay... :)


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