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Making Our Beds and Praying for Students to Lie in Them!

It's about time for an update on our leadership institute.  We are now accepting applications for classes in March!  Even though we don't know how many students will enroll, we have ordered 14 beds from some Christian metalworkers.  This will be one of the trades that the students can choose to learn at the institute. Here is an idea of their fine work. 
 These are the mattresses we ordered, thanks to generous friends who have been giving to the institute's needs.
We are still needing about $10,000 to purchase everything we need for the institute's launching in three months.  Even though we don't have students or all the funds yet, we're taking steps of faith.

The great news is that the Matching Grant Challenge is still on, but only until December 31st.  You can click here or click the red "Donate Now" button to the right of our blog and make a donation to special project "Paraguay Bible School." Don't forget that for every dollar you give, some special friends of Paraguay will give another dollar.

Thank you so much for your prayers for the future students and for helping us invest in the next generation of leaders.


  1. Hola Norberto and Julie and Timothy
    I cannot find your e mail address anywhere.
    This is quick - I hope you are well in every way.
    we have just got back from snowy UK where we had 5 weeks of bliss and fun and are very encouraged.
    Just catching up on your blog and great stuff going on down there for you guys.
    apart from the being broken into and whole needing bars etc.. ufda as you say a fallen world.
    This school/training thing you are doing looks great and we have a few young guys who need something just like that and I would like to share this with them and see where God takes it.
    Do you have any info you can send me in spanish and more details of what it is .. dates and prices etc.. ??

    more soon.. have a blessed caloroso Viernes..
    abrazos del este

  2. Your training school sounds fantastic. Wow! i pray it will be used mightily!


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