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"... now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them? ...”

Luke 18:1 - 8

One of our translators writes about some set backs she is encountering in the village. Please pray these hindrances may be removed so the “F” people may have the Scripture in their language.

2 Cor. 12:10

“Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.”

Please pray as the village churches plan the dedication ceremonies for the Flik-Wali New Testaments. 

Mark 4:20

And those are the ones on whom seed was sown on the good soil; and they hear the Word and accept it and bear fruit, thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold.”

The Flik-Wali diglot (2 languages) New Testament is at the printer now. Pray for a smooth process so it will be completed as scheduled by April 11.

Ps. 119:81

“My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for your Word.”

A season of unrest seems to have settled over this area. Please pray that peace will reign so that workers may remain in their interior locations without difficulty.

I Tim. 2:1 - 2

“I urge that entreaties and prayers … be made … so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.”

Hillcrest is in need of teachers for the 2024 - 2025 school year. Please pray for these men and women to hear the calling and for ease in raising support.

Matt. 9:38

“Beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.”

Please pray for Tim. He is a long-time colleague of the work here and has been stricken with cancer. We are asking for healing.

Ps. 103:3

“who forgives all your iniquity,
who heals all your diseases,“

As we approach this Easter Season, Mike and I are thankful for the grace God extended to us through the saving work of Jesus Christ. To Him be all the glory.

Eph. 2:8 & 9

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. It is a gift of God. Not as a result of works, so that no one should boast.”

My, Mary’s, cold agglutinin disease is an autoimmune hemolytic anemia. It manifests in various ways. At present, I have extreme fatigue (for example, brushing my teeth has me sighing, “I’m tired.”) and a brain fog making it difficult for me to concentrate on tasks. This happens after a minor infection and usually isn’t serious. But, it is discouraging. Please pray that things will clear up and I can become active again.

II Cor. 11:30

“If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.”

A bad man has discovered where we live. It took him two years to find us, but in the past he has come to our property and attempted to extort money. When those efforts have failed, he threatens us with physical violence. Pray for our safety and protection.

Ps. 61:3

“for you have been my refuge,
a strong tower against the enemy.”

A popular concert Mike’s bands give is a teaching concert for the elementary students during the first and third semesters. During the concert, Mike has his bands perform various songs and sounds all the while explaining how God has formed sound throughout the world and how music will be used in praising God in heaven. There was one such concert this week. PTL for a fun and enthusiastic reception.

Ps. 150:4

“Praise him with tambourine and dance;
praise him with strings and pipe!”

Our financial support has been down and we haven’t been able to save what is needed for me, Mary, to travel in June to my doctor’s appointment. Please pray God will supply what is needed. 

Phil. 4:17

“Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that increases to your credit.”

Three days ago, my workhorse of a laptop suddenly died. A friend heard about the problem and has graciously agreed to supply another. PTL!

Phil. 4:16

“Even in Thessalonica you sent me help for my needs once and again.”

Praise the Lord! There have been three students seriously ill in the last two weeks, two requiring medical flights to nearby countries. The most serious had a bout with malaria, after which her hemoglobin plummeted to dangerous levels. All students have been diagnosed, treated, and discharged. 

Ps. 136: 26

“Give thanks to the God of heaven,
for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Our high school is currently in an interior location, studying the culture, providing Bible studies, and doing a service activity. Pray for stamina and safety.

Ps. 34: 7

The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him,
And rescues them.

All the names of people have been changed.