Hi to everyone! This trip has been more than worth the investment of finances & time. Indescribable in human words, but not indescribable in HIS Words! WOW! Thank you to all who have been praying. Very evident. Many children responded to the VBS! Adults, wow. Very hungary for His Word & leadership, direction, teaching & much more. Very responsive. More later. I truly look forward to our presentation to our Body @ GCC.
Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ. I just have to say I am lost with words, I know God had planned all this before it even started out as an idea. He knew to bring Tony here to work on the heater for the church and be the lead eng. team for all the side projects, Paula is our chief cook and always has all the food prepared with the help of the girls; Erich, well he had the irrigation and other awesome jobs completed, I can go on and on, for the rest, I am so blessed to be with this awsome group of brothers and sisters not just from our team but the Navajo brothers and sisters as well, the walls have come down and I feel at home here. Praise GOD!!! Pray for our sisters in Christ here and for our health and safe return back so we can share on how GOD was glorified…. GOD is Great!!!! From your brother in Christ Cris Aka Dr. Dougafossilup.
I am glad my prayer was answered that God would send me on this trip and be able to tell the kids how much God loves us and cares for us. I was able to tell the people of New Mexico why Jesus came into the world for us. I wish we could stay another week, I enjoy talking to the people of the church. I learned yesterday how to make Indian bread- it was so good. I learned how they need God’s Word. I am glad God sent me on this trip. My prayer for next year is that we can all come back again.
God Bless Rosemary
Thank you everyone for praying for us. We look forward to coming home and filling you in. Please pray for safe travels. We leave tomorrow morning at 6AM or 5AM your time.
Kyle Olguin for the team
It is Wednesday night and we are having a great time here in New Mixico. The Navajo people are great. The VBS is going well. The adult teaching is incredible. The Navajo adults are asking great questions about creation. The Navajo children are interacting with our church kids. The Holy spirit is working here in New Mixico. We have been working very hard with many contruction projects. We could stay a month and still have things to do. The church served us a great Navajo dinner that was awsome.
Keep us in Prayer!!!
Greetings from the Navajo Reservation! We have just finished playing an awesome game of volleyball with the Navajo people at the local rec center that they have in the middle of the housing projects. We had such a blast! If you can imagine playing volleyball with Geoff Tipton or Cris Andaverde you can guarantee some great laughs! The Navajo people are welcoming us with open arms now. We are looking forward to continuing on the rest of this week with construction and with VBS. The adults and youth in VBS are rocking out with the kids and Geoff, Tony, and myself have been teaching and have seen HUGE results with the youth (Tony) and the adults (Geoff and I).
Keep us in prayer as we continue to seek the Lord in this mission. Pray also for a few sick team members and also for Patty’s car. We are having it towed into a local city 45 min away to be looked at by the Ford dealership.
Kyle Olguin for the Team
We have arrived in Flagstaff, AZ! Praise the Lord for safe travels so far. We will be staying the night here before we head out in the morning for another 4 hour trip to the Navajo Reservation. We had quite the trip leaving Madera at 7AM and arriving here at 7PM after many unplanned bathroom stops but ya gotta do what you gotta do!
Pray for us as we continue in our travels tomorrow morning and meet some of the Navajo people that we will be ministering to. A lot of our youth are getting really excited. It has been great to sneek in on their conversations and hear how they are so excited to tell people about Christ and do the work we are scheduled to do. Pray for us in those different areas.
Come back and check out the website every day as we will try to give you a glimpse into what is going on as Internet connections permit. Thank you all for the different ways you have helped support us by finances, your time, and most importantly, your prayers.
We, The New Mexico Team, would first like to say thank you for all of your prayers and support that you have given to us the past few months to allow us to go on this missions trip to the Navajo people. We are excited to see God use us as vessels for His Gospel to reach the nations, literally.
Pray for us as we drive 10 hours to Flagstaff, AZ tomorrow morning at 6AM and then onto Farmington, NM another 5 hours on Sunday. Pray that the Lord will guide us there safely and with our cars in good shape! Pray also for opportunities at gas stations and rest stops to share the Gospel with those we come into contact with and make visual God’s love in the way we treat each other as a team. Our youth are excited to have the chance to share even before we get to New Mexico.