Volume 14, No. 4
Elvira E. Barner
"...You can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you"-MT 17:20
"Elvie, maybe I won't
have to take a bath tonight before I sleep, since I am already soaked in
On my way
home from giving the final exam to my college students, I joined a revival
service with Elvie. By the time we got back from bringing friends home, it
was 11 pm.
At the house
we were shocked that the 14 square meter truckload of river gravel we'd
ordered for construction had been dumped right in the middle of the road,
night construction workers helped us grab some shovels and move the
mountain. Since the kids were asleep, the babysitter even came out and dug
with her hands. By midnight we were all drenched in sweat...but the road
that He continues to give us energy to carry out this exciting work. The
third story of the new building already has its cement slab laid for the
BLC'S world-renown circulation department in New York, USA: (L to R)
Steve, Bud, John, Ginger and Sue.
"Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6
BLC's theme Bible verse, prominently displayed on the new elementary wing's exterior wall.
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duh baby!" A big smile was on the face of the poor shaggy Sea Gypsy
(ocean Badjao boat person), as he dug into his pocket and retrieved a
handsome dark silver-colored shell necklace of a leaping dolphin.
was confused, as our baby sitter's name is Bhebie (pronounced
"baby"). So I had Bhebie clarify who the jewelry was for. Sure
enough, it was for PJ. Badjaos dive and retrieve wild pearls and shells
and carve them into jewelry to sell. But this man was giving it as a free
QUOTE OF THE MONTH:
"Many children are sold into prostitution, pornography, or child labor rings." -K. Moala
forty, I have to stay in shape, so I run each morning 2-8 miles.
Being a foreigner, I am stared at by most everyone I pass. What
better opportunity to share the Gospel? So I wear a blatant
Christian T-Shirt every time I run. Though out of breath, I witness!
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