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The Deaf Community in Nicaragua

The Deaf Community in Nicaragua

Article submitted by Brenda Rose, Field Coordinator in Nicaragua And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him John 9:2.  Several months ago […]

 

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We Buried a Friend This Morning

We Buried a Friend This Morning

Article submitted by Mike & Lauren Deibert, Field Coordinators in Nicaragua I don’t know that we North Americans do death very well; I suppose that we think we do life well. Nicaraguans seem to do both well, and what’s more extraordinary, they don’t even know it. We buried a friend this morning. His name was […]

 

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Sewing into Lives: Rug Production Project

Article submitted by John Williams, MVAustralia Director Pastor Rolly, our field worker in Cebu/Bohol, Philippines, working in the Vista Bella community of squatters on Mactan Island Cebu, is asking for funds to buy 6 sewing machines, and the initial remnant fabric (from garment factories) to help in establishing their project, Rug Production. The workers in […]

 

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Empowering Women through Micro-Finance Programs

Article submitted by Coralie Roets, Director of MVSouthAfrica Philisiwe is a pastor’s wife from Phuzumoya Baptist Alliance Church in Swaziland. She coordinates the Micro Finance Program which is a program that empowers women who are unemployed but are looking for opportunities to help support their families. This program helps the women by lending them money […]

 

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Gray Road Baptist Church Visits Orphans in Guatemala

Gray Road Baptist Church Visits Orphans in Guatemala

Article submitted by Randy & Brenda Purcell, Country Directors in Guatemala Gray Road Baptist from Indianapolis, IN came 4 days after the retreat. This is the church where we accepted Christ a long time ago!  They have been coming for many years. This church is very mindful to care for orphans and because of this, […]

 

Great Loss and Urgent Prayer Needed

MVI has experienced a great loss as a family today. This morning (April 18) Norberto and Julie Kurrle and their children (Field Coordinators in Paraguay) were involved in a car accident and Julie and their son Timmy were killed. She was killed at the scene and their son Timmy died in his father’s arms on the way to the hospital. Their little girl is still hospitalized and we understand is in good condition. Norberto was not significantly injured in the accident. Julie is sister to Dave Beam who works in our office here in Orlando.

Our hearts are broken and we are grieving this loss, but we know that Julie and Timmy are fully alive in heaven now and this separation from them is only momentary.

Please, lift up Norberto and daughter Anahi in prayer.

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