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Full & Busy Day!

Our team had a very busy and successful day on Thursday, their first full day in Maraita. Running on little sleep (due to leaky roofs, barking dogs, fighting dogs, mooing cows, and roosters!), our team was up bright and early for breakfast and devotions. After that, their busy day began! The people came, and long lines formed to get into the clinics all day. Before seei...

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Long Journey to a Little Village

Our team left FBC in the wee morning hours on Tuesday, and traveled to the airport to begin their journey to Maraita, Honduras. Their early flight from Pittsburgh took them to Atlanta, where they had a brief layover--made a bit longer by a delay for replacement parts on the plane after they were already boarded. Eventually, they were in the air, and arrived in Tegu...

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2016 Women's Conference Audio

Listen to every session from our 2016 Women's Conference with Courtney Reissig....

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Home, sweet home

They're home! Our team has arrived safe and sound on the ground in Pittsburgh. FBC, thank you so much for your diligence in prayer for our Nepal team. Your prayers are powerful, important, and much appreciated! Thank you for sending and supporting our shepherds across the globe for His glory. Their work has been good, and their time well-spent. Please continu...

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Glad to be back on US soil!

Our team has made it back to the USA! They landed in Philadelphia just a few minutes ago, and are "so glad to be back on home turf." Their long flight was smooth and uneventful--praise the Lord! They have a few hours in Philadelphia now, and will be flying into Pittsburgh later this afternoon. Please pray today for: -safety and endurance through the last few hours of t...

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Starting toward home...

It is with full and happy hearts that our team is beginning their journey back toward Wheeling today. Although they are excited and "very ready" to return home, they were also sad to tell their hosts goodbye. Our team enjoyed a pancake breakfast with them in their home this morning, and then spent time having devotions, singing, and praying together. Please continue to pra...

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Careening back to the city

Our team has completed the first stretch of their journey back toward home! They left the village early this morning, and are in Kathmandu now. When they awoke this morning, the fog lifted, and they had spectacular views of the mountains from their campsite. The village leader and his mother presented them with special thank yous as they left. And, as for the ride back ...

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Rainy day!

Our team has finished their teaching, and is feeling very blessed! Teaching was good, and very appreciated. They spent much time teaching on the HS, and "the men went on and on about how much better they understand now." "The [leaders] and their wives thanked us time and time again for coming the long way to share...with them." Praise! From Gretchen: "The kids from th...

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A bit of a different teaching style...

Our team has had a very blessed Sunday! They are doing well, and have finished their teachings for today. Gretchen tells me that they were surprised at how many ladies came for their ladies conference, and that it seemed to go well. She and Darlene were both able to teach, and the ladies met with them afterward for prayer. While teaching, all of the following invol...

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Mountaintop experiences!

Our team has just finished their first day of teaching, and what a day it has been! They are encouraged and very positive. They began their day with a hike down the mountain from their campsite to hold services, and followed with teaching by the men of the team. During services, the men sit on one side, and the women on the other. As you can see from the photos, attendan...

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