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Posted by Joel Garcia

(Editor’s Note: The following is a prayer request from Twinkle Zavala. The Zavalas serve with SGWM in Africa) Please pray for Pastor Dave Zavala and the other pastors as they attend the CCA Pastors conference in Uganda this week. Please pray for me (Twinkle), and our daughters Bianca and Sophie in Nairobi. Please pray for…


Posted by Rebecca Alaniz

The waiting period.   Also known as the most difficult season in my book. The anticipation of being sent out. The eagerness to get where you are going. The longing to be where you know where the Lord has called you. The yearning, the tears, the prayers that are lifted up, the crying out to…


Posted by Marte Thiemann

  The Sudan Team needs your prayers: Here’s a photo of the complete team of seven at MAF Mission aviation fellowship. They are flying from Nairobi to the border of South Sudan this morning (our nighttime right now) At about midnight (California Time) they will be driving through no mans land. This is potentially the…


Posted by Marte Thiemann

(Editor’s Note: This is an update from our missionary Pastor Rob Douglass, who is doing amazing work in South Sudan) Myself and a team of seven people will be leaving for South Sudan tonight. Over the next two weeks, we will be ministering to a group of people that have been devastated by war. The…


Posted by Joel Garcia

(Editor’s Note: Tim Rich (deacon and leader of Missionary Care Teams at Calvary Chapel Saving Grace) and his wife Mary Ann helped man SGWM’s table at the Calvary Chapel 2018 Global Missions Conference. Below is Tim’s assessment of SGWM’s reach from his experience at the conference.) Picture yourself sitting at the SGWM table at the…


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