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Silence for a Season

We apologize that we've been MIÄ lately.  We got back from Peru only to find out that the radio station had been struck by lightning and the majority of all its equipment was destroyed.  We lost all but 1 computer (6 burned), both sound boards, televisions, 3 kw of the transmitter (2 are remaining), monitors, our phone system, the electrical part of the generator, radios and much, much more.  We are still tabulating the full extent of the damage, but it nears $75,000.

We have not had internet since the storm, due to the fact that the radio housed the third party internet service for all three communities here and all their equipment (more than $15,000) was burned as well.  We just got our phone service back today and hopefully, will regain internet access this weekend.

In the meantime, we appreciate your prayers for the radio ministry. We trust God to bring glory out of this situation and our hearts are calm, despite the circumstances.


  1. Oh Julie, this is heartbreaking news. I pray that out of the "ashes" God will challenge new partners to this important ministry and that many lives will continue to be changed! Also for the provision to replace that which was lost!
    Jehovah Jireh, show yourself strong in this situation!!!!!!

  2. sorry to her about this. our prayers are lifted up to God and it's encouraging to hear about your peace in spite of circumstances.

  3. I've been reading your blog for a while now and the Lord has blessed me through it. Thank you for being so faithful in sharing here what He is doing in your lives.

    I know it will take more than money to get things back on their feet after this disaster, but aside from prayer that's the only thing I have to give right now. I'm forwarding this post on to some other folks who will pray with/for you for direction and assistance on this. When I do so, what can I tell them is the best way to donate financially to help you out? I did see the donation on the left side of your page- just wanted to confirm if that's the best route to take or if there's some other means that would be more efficient.

    I am so sorry to hear about what I can only assume is a consumingly frustrating loss. We are with you.

  4. Lifting you up in this moment.
    Love you all...


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