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  • Day 7: Friday, Redemption! (Letters for the Pastor)


    Wow, do I say that a lot? I now realize that I missed Fridays letter because it is now Saturday here. So this will be my last letter from Niger. Tomorrow we will be leaving at 4:00pm your time to head to the airport. PTL. Today was a difficult day in that some tough love […]

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  • Day 6: Thursdays thorns (Letters from the Pastor)


    Missing all y’all. Homesick for sure. What should have been a thrilling, or, insert your own “th” word Thursday, ended up as a question mark. Let me explain. We sat with the former president of the nation of Niger. Thrilling! We are having to discuss issues of mis-use of money by local leaders taking care […]

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  • Day 5: Wednesday, wow? (Letters from the Pastor)


    Hey all, it is Africa. We could go with wacky Wednesday. W-a-i-t for it Wednesday. Where is everybody Wednesday. You know the expression, hurry up and wait? Well that was today. Pastor Basil was seized and taken into custody when he went to the airport to pick up our brothers from Nigeria. We had been […]

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  • Day 4: Tuesday, you can name it (Letters from the Pastor)


    Blessing to all from Niger.  In the process of planning out the first International Foursquare Convention of Niger we have come under attack. Serious attack. One of our team members is being detained by the police. Hopefully when the administrator comes in the morning he will be released. There was an issue with his passport […]

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  • Day 3: Amazing Monday (Letters from the Pastor)


    Everybody, I am just copying our letter to the children and sending it to you. Not able to gather the focus to make changes. Love y’all. Night night.You will not believe all that we did today. Really, you won’t. So let us tell you. When we left early this morning there was a demonstration in […]

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  • Day 2: Super Sunday (Letters from the Pastor)


    Bon Soi ya’ll, Not sure if it would be good to argue about who’s Sunday was better but I bet you did not get sunburned in the twenty minutes you were outside. Yes, I did. We preached at our Foursquare Church under a tin roof in 103 degree temperatures and the only thing that could have made […]

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  • Day 1: Full and Fruitful (Letters from the Pastor)


    Praise The Lord, What a wonderful day. Today started with group devotions and a time of cultural orientation with local missionaries. Our local pastors sat down with us for prayer and strategizing how to take Niger for Jesus. They are only asking for the whole nation. So just a little work to do. This afternoon […]

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  • The conscience needs training


    In 1 Corinthians 4:4 Paul says, “My conscious is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me.” The reality is that just because the conscience prompts a person, doesn’t mean that it’s right. Children need to be careful to obey God first in everything they do. The conscience […]

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  • Difference between honor and respect


    Susie learned manners at an early age. “What a nice girl,” people would say. Susie learned acceptable behavior but as she grew older she rebelled against the rules, finding them empty and overly restrictive. Teaching respect is not enough. When families think about honor, they often restrict their thinking to respectful behavior, being polite, courteous, […]

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