Pray for us

 "Brethren, pray for us." (I Thessalonians 5:25) 

Current Prayer Needs
-We've experienced a lot of cold symptoms since coming back to the States, probably because our immune systems haven't been used to fighting these strains of viruses any more.  We're thankful Gd has spared us from any major health so far.  Please keep praying for our health while we're in the States
-Safety on the road while we travel on furlough
-That God would provide the rest of our needed financial support
-Spiritual growth and good health for the Bible Institute students
-That the teachers will show fruit and growth from the seminars we hosted
-Spiritual growth for young believing students
-The salvation of our children
-Patience and progress in homeschooling our children while on the road

Praises!
-Several new partners, raising our support level to 86% (April 2018) 
-The schools Have been using their new school libraries, and many have seen enrollment increase due to parents valuing the better education the children are receiving
-Safety in travels to schools in 2017
-Productive meetings with pastors to discuss working together on Pastoral Training
-Healthy pregnancy as Mary carries our 3rd child (Alethia born August 3rd, 2016)
-Andrew enjoyed connecting with the BI students while he taught Angels and Demons (May, 2016)
-Approved!!!! Tyndale House Grant 2016-17 school year!  (May, 2016)
-Good health over the last few months (October, 2015)
-Successful teacher development seminars (September, 2015)
-Safely travelled to schools this year to observe and encourage teachers (May, 2015)
-Received the Tyndale House Grant!!! (February, 2015)
-All truck expenses paid (December, 2014)
-Received our truck! (October 18, 2014)
-Andrew's abdominal pain went away (October, 2014)
-Beginning of school year went smoothly (September 29, 2014))
-We were able to hold several productive teacher seminars (Summer, 2014)
-Mary recovered well from her gallbladder surgery (Summer, 2014)
-Physical and emotional well being as we made the transition to Togo (Summer, 2014)
-We graduated from the French language program at Parole de Vie Bethel! (April 23, 2014)
 -Cyrus fell and cut the back of his head.  It is healing nicely. (April 15, 2014)
-Our kids Ghana visa applications were approved (April, 2014)
-Bought airline tickets to Togo for this May! (March, 2014)
-Andrew passed his comprehensive assessment for his Ed.D! (March 3, 2014)
-For good health so far this semester (October 27, 2013)
-Bea Ward had a great trip to and from Togo and was able to work well with the teachers during her Summer trip.  (September, 2013)
-We did well on the placements tests and were put into the intermediate class together. (September 5, 2013)
-The kids are adjusting well to our new temporary home in Quebec (August 30, 2013)
-Had Safe travels to Sherbrooke, QC for language school. (August 19-22, 2013)
 -We have officially reached 100% monthly funding!  (August, 2013)
-Our language school application went through without any problems (May, 2013)
-The Togolese school teachers had a great end their school year (May, 2013)
-Safe travels from Miami, FL to western PA. (March-April, 2013)
-God brought us to 86% so we are able to attend the Field Preparation seminar!  (March 18, 2013)
-The boys are healthy, which is a big praise because of the long road trip we are about to start! (March, 2013)
-We've reached 75% committed funding!
-Mary did very well in her French course and will continue with tutoring. (March, 2013)
-We've reached 78% (February 24, 2013)
-Mary's french immersion course is fully funded!  (November, 2012)
-While our Summer schedule was light, we've been able to schedule many church meetings for the fall. (August 3, 2012)
-Another partner joined our support team! (July 30, 2012)
-We had a great time with the church family of Mt. Paran Baptist Church at their Missions Conference. (May 5, 2012)
-Despite Mary being sick we still had great fellowship with the church family at Westside Baptist Church (April 29, 2012)
-We officially reached 20% support this past week! (April 27, 2012)
-Andrew requested to go down to part-time work at Costco on March 2nd.  He was moved to part-time! (April 16, 2012)
- We had some wonderful experiences and interactions with 3 church families during February and March.
-Manny is fighting a 4 week old ear infection - conquered! (Feb 7, 2012)
-Our survey trip was a great success! (Jan 19, 2012)