Ministry Newsletter

Praise Reports/ October 12th, 2018

I’ve always believed that ministry is about individual people—not crowds. Even though there are a few big crowds described in the Book of Acts, most ministry was one-on-one and very personal. That is because our God cares about the individual, and so should we! This philosophy has guided me since…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / September 6th, 2018

Thank you for praying for me during my long trip to southern Africa. I felt as if I were enveloped in grace during those two weeks! The travel itself was intense, beginning with the 16-hour direct flight to South Africa. I slept in six different beds in three countries and…...

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Prayer Requests / August 16, 2018

When you receive this newsletter I will already be flying over the Atlantic Ocean, somewhere between Atlanta and Johannesburg, South Africa. The flight is 17 hours long—Delta’s longest! When I arrive I will begin my 20th journey to Africa. I am sending this short e-mail to ask you to pray…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / August 10, 2018

It’s been several weeks since I sent an update on our work. I have been traveling a lot since our men’s Bold Venture retreat in Georgia. Thank you so much for believing in the work of The Mordecai Project and for standing with us in prayer!...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / June 15, 2018

know the Lord has done some special miracles over the years through this ministry. But something happened recently that seems to outshine anything we have seen. I must share it with you because you have prayed for us!...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / May 17, 2018

Today I’ve been meditating on Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 4:7. He writes: “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves.” Paul was keenly aware of his weakness. He saw miracles, yes, but he…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / May 1, 2018

These words from John 16 jumped off the page at me today: “Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / April 11, 2018

The apostle Paul asked the Colossians to pray for him and his team “that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ” (Col. 4:3). It is obvious that the Lord has opened up a wide door for…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / March 23, 2018

I am not at liberty to share details about this trip, which will be to two countries in Central Asia. I will be traveling there with four of my Russian-speaking friends from Philadelphia, and they will be serving as my translators. We will be doing special events for men, women…...

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Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / March 9, 2018

The apostle Paul told the Corinthians that he would stay in Ephesus until Pentecost because "a wide door for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries" (1 Cor. 16:8-9). Those two things seem to go together in the kingdom of God—opportunities and problems! It would be…...

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