GLENWOOD, WA

The men’s discipleship and the new Thursday night Bible study are great additions to the spiritual growth of the church. We have three men coming that hadn’t attended a Bible study before…Praise the Lord!  Dale & Dorothy Wise
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November 4 – Tom & Becky Gerbrandt, Gwynne, AB

Gwynne is a farming community in a picturesque valley that is between 2 larger town centers. There are only about 20 houses in our village. Many people in the area commute to work in the oil patch. Pray that people would discover what a great church this is, right in their own valley. Many travel […]
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SCOTTSBURG, OR

 There is a dear lady here who suffers greatly from Parkinson’s disease. About a year ago, while explaining God’s plan of salvation, I asked her if she wanted to trust in Christ as her personal Savior; at that time she said no. A year has gone by and her health is failing; as I was […]
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October 28 – Keith & Kris Hillard, Eastern US DRs

We cover the East Coast for VM. Pray for the fall visits to the missionaries and fields in the East, that we would be a blessing to all visited. Pray also for us as we recruit in the many colleges in the East; pray that God would raise up those interested in serving with VM. […]
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On the Solid Rock: The Rockies and Faith

I was serving as a Village Missionary in Colorado when the Colorado Rockies began as a baseball team. What a great start!  Someone in our church had season tickets and every summer she would give us eight seats behind first base in the club section. 
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BANGOR, CA

Well, we have not stopped since we arrived here! A lot has been going on and the people are anxious to see the church grow and reach out. We’re seeing an extreme rise in attendance, especially amongst kids in our church service. We really need some teachers to help with this little ‘church within the […]
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October 21 – Larry & Jean Hedman, Broadview, SK

Broadview is located on Highway No. 1, 150 km east of Regina. Broadview is a farming area, with many large farms. The town is a retirement town and is attracting many from Alberta and BC who are looking for cheaper housing in a quiet setting. We have no children in our church, but attract 15 […]
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The Country Church and the Standstill Parade

Maybe if they just focus on doing what country churches do best—loving each other and caring for each other in the context of deep relationships—people will come.
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On Going to Jail

Going to jail works out well for me.  If I am traveling, the program continues very well without me.  It doesn’t require much preparation other than prayer so I, with three other men, show up and interact with the 30 or so guys who come each week. I felt that I needed to go to jail. 
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On Having Cancer- Part 2

How does suffering make us more like Christ?  Suffering causes us to examine whether we are aligned with His great purpose in making us like Christ. 
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MERIDIAN, ID

The other day a gentleman new to our church came into my office to volunteer for anything we needed in the church to be done. Well, after I picked myself up off the floor and stopped praising the Lord, he began to tell me his story. He was originally from California. While he lived there, […]
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October 14 – Rob & Linda Dore, Yale, WA

We are located in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, near Mount St. Helens. In recent years, Yale Valley has been changing from a reclusive logging community into a growing bedroom community for the urban areas of Vancouver, WA, and Portland, OR. Please pray that we have the mind of Christ in our fall […]
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