MEXICOCarol Zylstra, WBT, for the typesetting and publication process for the Mixtec New Testament translation to be completed. Rev. Manny Chavarria, men’s ministry in Mexico City. Meredith Omland, GT, raise up a great harvest of souls and equip new ministry leaders in Fresnillo, additional funds for academic scholarships in 2018.
BELIZEBp. Philip Wright, for churches to grow, more vocations to ministry. Rev. David & Mary Beth Alenskis, SAMS, for ministry in schools, sustained health and finances.
ECUADORRoberto & Cameron Vivanco, SAMS, for preparation for the upcoming youth conference.
My mother’s family is Danish, so I grew up with Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales and play figurines. Those stories can scare a child to their bones. There was one, I never forgot, that moved me more than all the others. The Little Match Girl was a poor, abused child who wandered the streets alone, attempting to sell matches for food. In a night of extreme cold, she lights all her matches for warmth...