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Missionary Prayer Requests

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Please be praying for our missionaries around the world as we support them in their Gospel work to extend the Kingdom!...

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Recommended Resource | Come Let Us Adore Him, by Paul Tripp

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"This story is so miraculous in every way that it could have only come out of the mind of God in eternity before the foundations of the earth were laid down by his mighty hand. It points to the divine imagination and screams the power of the divine hand. No man could write this plot and if he did, no man could expedite what he had written. This story is itself an argument ...

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Missionary Update | Erion Dielli

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Dielli FamilyPogradec, Albania Our summer is almost over here in Albania. The public schools start back on Monday. Our summer project comes to an end tomorrow. We had around 40 youth volunteering at the church all summer long. Helping out at camps, festivals, VBS programs, and any other things that needed to be done. We were blessed to have several groups from America com...

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Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting

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Recommended Resource | Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting...

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Ministry Update | Building Project

Here is an update on the exciting work being done at the new building site: Classroom Building structure installation is about 50% complete. Framing is also in progress. Worship Center framing and fire sprinklers are in progress. HVAC units are being installed. 90% of our underground utility work is complete. For more information on the building project, check of g...

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Missionary Highlight | Shannon & Danielle Hurley

Pray that God will send us more laborers: both God-fearing Ugandan men (a gifted administrator and a couple Shepherds Training Center professors) and more missionaries to help with our training center. Pray that God will continue to raise up God-fearing leaders among us: men and women who exemplify the principles of godly living and can disciple others. Pra...

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Ministry Update | Building Project

It has been exciting to see the work and progress continue at the GCV building site. Here are some updates: The Worship Center steel structure is scheduled to be completed in about one week. The classroom building footings are being poured. Additional underground utility work is near completion (new fire line, gas line, and communication lines). For further updates...

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Missions Trip | Hansens to Cuba

Bruce Jaye Hansen are coordinators of the Caribbean Literacy and Evangelism International (LEI), which develops Bible-based reading and ESL materials to be used all over the world. The Hansens have been invited by a baptist church in Guantanamo City, Cuba, to train church members to teach English as a second language. This will open up job possibilities in Cuba's growing ...

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Orphan Care

Interested in orphan care, adoption, or foster care? ...

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Hymns of Grace

"Hymns are wonderful didactic tools, filled with Scripture and sound doctrine, a medium for teaching and admonishing one another, as we are commanded to do in Colossians 3:16. We are in danger of losing a rich heritage of hymnody as some of the best hymns of our faith fall into neglect. Let's revive some of the great hymns that have fallen into disuse, and along with the b...

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Evangelism & Outreach

And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of powe...

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