Dear Prayer Partners,
we want to thank you so much for praying for the Mandinka
especially while the team from Hunter Street
was here. Travel was not easy, but as the Mandinka say,
they arrived in peace and left in peace. We are so grateful
the willingness of this church family to make difficult
trips to build relationships with a people group who do
that the Son has provided a way for them to be reconciled
to the Father.
team held three days of eye and medical clinics in MK.
Each day there were many people waiting for help for their
physical needs. The team and SD had opportunities to share
with large groups before the clinics opened. Then there
was a team of men and a team of women who made their
the village visiting in compounds. They had the opportunity
to spend some time with the school children also. The teams
were encouraged to take their time in the compounds. This
gave them time to share as well as learn more about the
Mandinka. On one of the days the men were visiting in
a certain compound.
They noticed a women who was not paying any attention to
what they were sharing. I am sure you can understand how
discouraging this can be. Well, the next day this woman
came up to the men and shared a dream that she had that
which revealed that what she heard was the truth. She told
the team that she was going home to tell her mom that she
was going to be the first in her family to follow the road
of the Father and that there would be more to follow.
This is just one example that shows us we need to be faithful
tell the Good News and the Holy Spirit will take care of
the results. Thank you to this team and for our prayer
supporters for lifting the Mandinka to the Throne of
Grace. Thank you
to Paul and Sherri for giving of your talents with the clinics.
enjoying the Christmas season. Our boys, Alex and Daniel,
and Alex’s friend, Emily arrived safe and sound.
They are helping us get ready for the Christmas Eve party.
Please pray as SD and his family join us in sharing the Christmas
story with our neighbors.
We want to thank you for all that you do to support missions.
We are grateful for your prayer support and your gifts to
the Lottie Moon Christmas offering. Thank you for sharing
your gifts to help the lost world have the opportunity to
hear the Gospel.
We pray that you and your families will have a Blessed Christmas.
Richard and Fran Kelly