Long News, January 2018

Posted by Nick and Sue Long

  JANUARY 2018       LONGNEWS     No. 2b                      ————————— ARRIVAL IN AUSTRIA Our journey to Austria this last week was better than most of our adventures over the years. One never knows how a long day of flying will pan out, but things…

 

Rosarito Here We Come!

Posted by Marte Thiemann

  And we’re off!!!!!! Heading down to Rosarito, Mexico with the Brechtel’s! They are our SGWM missionaries & are praying about how the Lord would lead them as they have a heart for church planting! You can read more about them on their missionary blog;  SGWM. Please join us in praying for safe travels, clear vision, a…

 

Visiting Our Church Planters, Michael and Melissa Hanson – Pastor Mike Vincent

Posted by Mike Vincent

I had a fantastic time up in Santa Cruz visiting our church planters, Michael and Melissa Hanson. They planted Santa Cruz Bilingual Church last year, and continue to work hard in this church plant! Keep them in your prayers and plan a trip to visit them and their church up in beautiful Santa Cruz California!…

 

Urgent Prayer Request For 3 Year Old, Ian Aniku

Posted by Marte Thiemann

  Please pray for our 3-year-old son Ian, to make a full recovery from this mysterious illness that had him hospitalized for a week and unable to walk.  Pray for his physical therapy, that he will get full mobility back in his left leg. That this was just an infection deep in the muscle that they…

 

Prayer Request for Dave Zavala – CCA Pastor’s Conference Uganda

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…

 

The Waiting Period

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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…

 

South Sudan – Prayer Request For Pastor Rob And The Team

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…

 

Backpacks & New Roofs for Christmas!

Posted by Ron & Kristy Struska

Happy New Year! We pray that you had a wonderful Christmas and the opportunity to spend some meaningful time with family. I know that we did and we are so thankful to a large number of people that have made this possible. We would like to start off by updating you on the church plant…

 

South Sudan – Bringing Hope and Love of Jesus Christ to Unreached people

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…

 

SGWM at the Calvary Chapel 2018 Global Missions Conference

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…