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Showing posts from April, 2017

New High School at La Lumière

Six months after we moved to Togo, La Lumière middle school moved into their newly constructed building.

The middle school teachers have shown spiritual growth over the past few years and are discipling their students.  Here's a link to a video of one of our middle school teachers sharing his testimony.
Now they’re ready to expand into their new high school building as well!  We are so thankful for the three CWE teams who came out over the last month to build the high school.

Please pray for the school board as they work to hire godly teachers and set school policy.   The 2017-'18 school year is scheduled to begin at the end of September, but because of strikes the 2016-'17 school year has been extended through July.  Please pray for the short summer we have been given, that it will be productive with the teacher seminars we have planned and that they can have a good start to their next school year. Especially for the high school as they start for the first time!
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Spring Travels

Thank you so much for praying for our family during our short visit to the States.We spent some time with relatives on my side of the family as we attended the memorial service for my grandfather.Cyrus had an ongoing dental problem that we finally got taken care of as well.Finally, we were able to be there for my parents as my mom underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor from her neck.Please pray for her complete recovery (Ruth Schaefer). It’s good to be back home in Togo.  The Christian School students returned to class on Tuesday after an Easter break.  We were surprised to find 2 wells being dug at La Lumière by a German group!  It's a huge praise, because this has been something that we've been planning to put money and effort towards that God has taken care of another way.  Over the next 2 months we’ll focus our time on visiting schools.  Andrew will conduct teacher interviews for his Ed.D dissertation.  Please pray for our safety as we travel and for wisdom on how we can…