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John & Mary Henry - serving with YWAM - July 2021
"Spending time with these young people sure does cause an excitement to stir within me."
It was so enjoyable to have a group of 30 people here from YWAM, Texas. They were a group of DTS students beginning their outreach phase of training. We had the privilege of having some of the female students stay with us. For the international portion of their outreach, half the team was off to Tanzania, and the other half to Panama.
Spending time with these young people sure does cause an excitement to stir within me. I need an occasional break from the daily administrative work of keeping YWAM missionaries going. And I believe God wants me to hear testimonies of the things He is doing in our mission around the world to be reminded about how important my job is. My niece Emily (in the photo to the right with me and my brother Joe and SIL Lissa) and her husband, Anthony, were leading the team. Emily is expecting. This will be my parents’ 83rd great grandchild!!
We just got the notice that COVID travel restrictions have been lifted for Santiago, Chile. John has been waiting and praying for that door to open. Now he is looking at flights! He has been in Zoom meetings praying and preparing, with the YWAM student ministries leaders and staff, regularly throughout the shut downs, preparing to lead an international missions conference called “Chile for Christ!” The conference is immediately followed by multiple outreaches to five cities next summer. July 15 - August 15, 2022! He is so excited to travel again.
Be prayerful for John. We need your financial support and prayers, especially for his travel expenses for an immediate trip to encourage the team there and to share the vision with church leaders in Santiago, Chile from November 2-8, 2021. If you can, please send a special gift to help send John and support this project right away. His goal is to raise $5000, including seed money for the operations team there. Pray for connections, participants, and financial provision (not only for this trip but for the outreaches next summer!).
John has been spending time on a local campus too. He’s been there to walk the campus and pray. He has been asking the Lord for connections; it’s still very difficult because Covid restrictions are still very strict. John loves it on campus because he gets to meet students to share the good news that they are loved and that He has a wonderful plan for their lives. (God, not John. LOL!)
Thank you for your prayers, support, and friendship.
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John & I pray together nearly every morning. Join us.
For Becca as she continues to seek a full time job and makes important life decisions.
For God's relentless pursuit of Justin, Nathan, and Becca, and our extended family.
For the adoption of the YWAM Events App & Converge 2.0
For Chile for Christ!, the Christ in the Spheres Conference and multiple outreach teams planned for CHILE in the summer of 2022. Would you like to go with us?
For John's trip to Santiago for Advance Team work to set up Chile for Christ.
For new ministry partners to adopt us as their missionaries as we venture into the next thing God is leading us to do. If you trust God to lead us, please join our team.
We are so grateful to you for your prayers and partnership in the gospel!
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