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Praying for Run for the Son

Tomorrow is the annual CMA Run for the Son fundraiser to send motorcycles and bikes all over the world.  Last year we received 10 motorcycles that were distributed to pastors/evangelists all over Paraguay.

Asuncion G. has planted two more churches since he received his motorcycle last year!
Here's a letter we recently received from pastor Justo D.:

April 8, 2011
Bella Vista, Itapua
Greetings in Jesus’ name.  I am so thankful for my motorcycle, KH 200 BR.  It has been used for evangelism and various meetings.  Also, we are using it for our services on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday that I drive to 10 km each way.  The motorcycle has been such a blessing.  It’s my work companion and my ministry partner.  With her, I’ve been able to win souls for the Lord and encourage the saints.

Only God can repay you.  I care for my motorcycle like a baby and I am the only one who drives it.  Brothers, I want you to know that we are praying for you. 

Blessings to you dear biker brothers,

Pastor Justo
Let's remember the bikers in prayer as they ride a 100 mile route in their distinctive states and raise money and awareness of God's love and mercy globally.


  1. Very cool! We in America forget (or just don't know) how difficult transportation is in other countries. Thanks for making a practical difference for the Kingdom! Ride on!

  2. That's cool! I've heard about pastors using bicycles to get from church to church, but never motorcycles. I'll pray that these pastors are able to plant more churches for God's glory!


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