I arrived in Armenia very early Saturday morning Oct 7. Sunday Oct 8, I preached at Central Baptist church in the capital Yerevan. Asatur and I had lunch (lahmajo - kind of like a personal pizza) followed by baklava & coffee with their Youth Minister (Roman, a seminary student) and his unsaved brother-in-law. Much of the time was spent in sharing the gospel with him.Read More
Yesterday, we had our quarterly prayer meeting in the Fireside room to seek the Lord's goodness on behalf of our global outreach ministries. If you were unable to join us, please consider praying on your own time or inviting others to join you in lifting up these requests before the Lord.Read More
Pastor Ray is off to Armenia for a few weeks. He left October 5th and will arrive back home on the 21st. He will be preaching two of the Sundays that he is there. He will also be spending a large amount of his time at the Theological Seminary of Armenia.Read More
It has been a long, busy, but rewarding summer in Slovenia. After the Fusion camps that our Grace Church team was apart of, Karis took a weekend trip to Croatia with some believing friends for a much needed time of fellowship and R&R. She is now in the throws of the start of the school year, Fusion and JV planning for the year, continued discipleship and mentoring relationships with students from camp, and a JV conference in the Czech Republic. Additionally, Karis received news last week that her grandfather had passed away. She flew home to Texas yesterday and will be there until the funeral on Saturday. You can also be praying for...Read More
Some 300 people were in attendance, several returning from as far away as western Canada. Representatives from four “adopted” churches were present. And thanksgiving was offered to God for them as well as several other house churches that benefit from sermon podcasts made available online. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit were exalted in every expression, to the praise of God’s glorious grace.Read More
In 1997, Tim and Linda Kelly were sent out from Grace Church of DuPage to plant a church in Germany. Twenty years later, we rejoice with them in the clear and evident spiritual fruit the Lord has brought through their ministry. Pastor Daryle and Jean Worley along with Pastor Ray and Bobbi Glinski will be traveling to Germany this Thursday, September 14th. They look forward to joining with our brothers and sisters in Meine, celebrating the Lord's faithfulness to the Free Evangelical Church.Read More
Prayer Requests for this Week:
- Please join with us in thanksgiving to our Lord for answered prayer and a speedy recovery for Pastor Nadaban.
- Please continue to pray the Lord would strength and heal him.
- Pray for the congregation of Pregeteria Baptist Church, that they would continue to see fruit born through their ministry in Arad, Romania.
Claire will be heading to Czech on August 15th, where she will come alongside her Josiah Venture teammates, Mel and Amy Ellenwood, to prep for their annual JV Kid's camp. Please join us in prayer for the JV Kids, for the JV Team, and for Claire that God would do a work in them and among them!Read More
We are soon preparing to send out Claire Patty to serve with Josiah Venture as their JV Kid Ministry Specialist in Central and Eastern Europe. Here she reflects on the reality of living between joy and sorrow.
"Perhaps this paradox will sound familiar to you today at the start of another new week. May you find the hope in Christ's presence today and the hope of his Second Coming."Read More