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New Believers!

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One of our prayers for the ministry last year was that the Lord would add three families to the church. Over the course of the year, we watched God do that!   One couple, in particular, encouraged our hearts. They had been devout Catholics all their lives, but a Baptist friend witnessed to them and invited them to their church.  When they moved to our area they started googling Baptist churches and decided to visit our church.  
After about a month, they were gloriously saved and baptized! Pastor Elbern has been having Bible studies with them weekly. During one such Bible study, they asked Pastor Elbern about idols. On their own, they brought their Catholic saint to him and said they didn’t want it in their home any more. They broke it right then and there. It’s been amazing to watch God work in their lives!  The wife is a CPS worker and has organized an event for us to speak at. So we have this unique opportunity to share Christ with possibly 200 plus mothers!  God is so good!  He is still drawing men and women to Himself, we just want to praise Him for all He is doing!God has grown our faith and this year we are praying for five new families!  :)

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Birthday Boys

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In January, we celebrated both of our sons’ birthdays. Philip turned 1 on January 8 and Micah turned 6 on the 20th so we had a joint celebration. Thankfully, there were no complaints about sharing a birthday (this year, we’ll see how long that lasts!). :)  Micah’s face lit up as we picked up his birthday cards at the post office. Thank you to all our family, friends, and churches who remembered his birthday! Your thoughtfulness made it extra special!

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Amazing Opportunities!

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God gave us the unique opportunity to preach at a local police station. The Gospel message was heard by both police officers and those in the holding cells. It was unusual to preach to an armed crowd but I don’t know if I’ve ever felt safer. :) Please pray for us as we plan to host a police appreciation day at the church. 

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