Full February

At the beginning of the year, we were still not seeing a lot of rain, and there was work happening on the sink hole.

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On February 2nd I began my journey through Lima to Panama with ORH. I mostly worked (and joked) with the Higgins in the eye clinic.

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We are grateful to report a lot of wonderful fellowship, and more importantly, about 50 professions of faith. God has raised some wonderful Panamanian servants to do most of the labor in some remote areas.

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I returned to Puerto Maldonado on February 11th, and had the joy of preaching the next day to the church family.

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However, on Thursday morning, I received the sad news that my brother Bryan’s one month old son, Boaz, had passed away during the night. We made a quick decision for me to go back to the US for a few days, while my family would soon follow to Lima, where we would meet. Bryan and Corinne will need our prayers for quite some time.

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The same day I returned to Lima we left for a member’s wedding in the central mountains of Peru. Congratulations!

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I also had the privilege of preaching to Richar’s home church!

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We enjoyed some time exploring ruins with Richar & Yesenia a couple days later.

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After a momentous weekend, We returned to Lima to make some purchases and do some paperwork.

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Kris and Rosemarie Blumer were such wonderful hosts, and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with them!

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We also got to visit an aquarium with the Nuñez family and Abby Chapman.

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Also during February the doctors discovered my mom had uterine cancer. Surgery was performed on March 2, and she seems to be recovering well. (Pictured here with a grand-son, Owen).

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Thank you for your prayers!