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Day #3—Nicaragua Men’s Trip 2014

by Mission Team Member

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 God is with you wherever you go. Not only does God travel with us, but He goes ahead of us all and follows behind after…

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Day #2—Nicaragua Men’s Trip 2014

by Mission Team Member

Today, Saturday, our ECC team headed into El Porvenir.  We were warmly greeted by community leaders and many happy children.  After a period of introductions and discussion we rolled up our (short) sleeves and 'chipped in' helping with the current work project. We chipped away…

Posted in: General, Missions, Nicaragua Men's Trip 2014

A REACH REPORT—Woo-hoo for A Hope Center

by Mission Team Member

Strides of Hope Thanks to you, we've reached 115% of our goal! We now have pledges and donations totaling 78,500 dollars! Over 300 people joined us at Shoaff Park, walking the 1.8 mile course, enjoying an IHOP Pancake breakfast, and having fun at KidsZone. Your support of A Hope Center…

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Day #1—Nicaragua Men’s Trip 2014

by Mission Team Member

Today started with breakfast at the hotel in Managua followed by orientation by the FH people. We then traveled to Chinandega and had lunch in the FH office/home where we will be bunking the rest of our time here. We then traveled to the villages  of Terencio and Ameya,  where we…

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A REACH REPORT—Youth for Christ

by Mission Team Member

This note is a reminder to pray for the ministry of Brian Beidenbach, ECC's missionary to middle-school kids.  Although Brian has worked extensively with high school students, God's clarion call on his life to to equip and train middle-schoolers, so they are already maturing believers…

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A REACH Report—Prayer Request

by Mission Team Member

Note the following lists, both teams that need to be bathed in prayer as they go: DESTINY RESCUE in Thailand, and a NICARAGUA work team.  Please remember to pray for our teams leaving this week for Nicaragua and Thailand. Our men serving with Food for the Hungry leave on Thursday and our…

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Pilgrimage to Great Britain: Prt 3

by Sam Ward

I looked up at the celtic cross outside the church and in view of the ocean bay.  At over 10 feet tall, it dwarfed me and had rough images carved in it’s face.  This cross had stood for over 1,200 years on this island of Iona, Scotland. Standing there, I had a real sense that…

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A Reach Report—URGENT REQUEST

by Mission Team Member

This from missionas personnel on the Turkey-Syria-Iraq border:   Please pray for this urgent request.   Prayer Request from Dan and Marilyn Wilson Missionaries  who are in the areas that are being attacked by ISIS are asking to be showered in prayer. ISIS has taken over the…

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How Do You Teach Your Children About The Bible?

by Christy Cabe

Pastors' kids. You know the ones. Stereotypically, they come in one of two forms. Either they’re sporting black finger nail polish, tattoos, and piercings making them look as holey as Swiss cheese, or they’re the other kind of holy. Perfect little angels who have the New…

Posted in: General, Women's Ministries

A REACH Report—FCA’s Fields of Faith

by Mission Team Member

FCA's Craig Cabe reports on a major event at Tincaps' Stadium: Fields of Faith. Approximately 850 people were gathered last Wednesday night to be encouraged and challenged by high school and college students to have faith in Christ, read the Bible, and a Christian community around them.…

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