Finding Perspective at Thanksgiving

The other night I was watching a video on World War II, specifically on the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union and the siege of Leningrad. The devastation the poor people of Leningrad experienced is unimaginable. At one point people survived on a tiny ration of one quarter of a pound of bread per day-bread […]
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November 23: Doug & LeAnne Clark, Nisland, SD

We’re located in a prime irrigated farming & ranching area of southwest SD. Orman Dam, just 7 miles away, was constructed in 1902 and completed in 1911, under Teddy Roosevelt’s reclamation program. It was the largest earthen dam in the world at that time! The primary crops are feed corn and alfalfa. This is cattle […]
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LENWOOD, CA

One recent Sunday was a real blessing as four individuals followed the Lord in baptism. One had never even seen a baptism before, so he was very nervous about it; however, he was set on going through with it because he wants to follow the Lord’s direction in all things. Following his baptism, he stood […]
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An Approach That Transcends Culture

When I began this series on Village Missions’ gut check four months ago, many troubling signs existed in the economy, yet few realized that an economic collapse was coming.  It appears our country and perhaps Canada is headed toward a severe recession.  Individual Village Missionaries will experience a severe decline in their retirement savings.  Families […]
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SNUG HARBOUR, ON

The monthly men’s breakfast was a good time, as I’d asked a friend to talk about his life and how he came to believe. I appreciate that one guy comes even though he eats his breakfast at home. The women also have a good weekly Bible study group, and we thank God for that.  Wayne […]
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November 16: Jim & Lynette Karg, Harlan, KS

Harlan, an unincorporated town in north central Kansas, has only a handful of residents remaining. Nevertheless, on the north end of town stands the Harlan Church, where precious believers from nearby farms and towns continue to gather for worship and fellowship. Pray that our church body would be an effective witness for Christ in the […]
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Newell, SD

We’ve started several Fellowship of Christian Athletes studies, including two student huddles and one coaches huddle, and I am leading the studies. Many of these people do not have solid Christian beliefs, and through these huddles they are getting solid Biblical teaching with real-life applications they can relate to.  I praise the Lord for these […]
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November 9: Phil & Valorie Rownd, Stanley, IA

Stanley Union Church, established in 1887, is located in northeast Iowa. The surrounding area is rich farmland. We just arrived on this field, so haven’t had time to get to know the people or the area yet, but we love it here so far! Pray for boldness for us, that we would not shrink back […]
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