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Random Stuff

Wow, we've been really inconsistent here lately.  It's amazing how we've come to depend upon technology and how frustrated we get when it's not available.  I'm thankful for access to the world wide web today.

Here's the random trail mix in our lives:


  • This week, Norberto's brother, Marcos called to tell us his new computer store in the capital had been robbed.  His clerk, a youth in the church, was held at gunpoint, his hands were tied, his mouth was taped and the thief locked him in the bathroom while he stole between $2-3,000 worth of merchandise.  We pray that the acts of violence, stealing and corruption would end.
  • Our tribe is recovering.  Norberto had pneumonia, and Timmy is back in school today (after a case of bronchitis).
  • Chicken slaughter is tomorrow.  We have designated titles (head hunter, pluckers, dipper, cleaners).  Care for pictures?
  • Julie's preaching this weekend on John 7:37-38, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink.Whoever believes in me, streams of living water will flow from him." 
  • Zach, our new intern, arrives today and will be with us until mid-July.  Please pray that God uses Zach in mighty ways here. 
  • Julie's step-grandfather passed away.  These are the times when it's so hard to be far away from family.  I just wish I could go and be with my grandmother and listen to her share her heart.  At least I got to pray with her and him on the day of his departure from this world.  Oh, how I'm SO thankful for skype.
  • Our niece, Melea Chaim, was born in the States!  She's so beautiful and we are grateful for a healthy birth and the gift of life. 

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