Another year come and gone and what a year it has been! We praise God for His direction and leadership this year. It has been a difficult process to wait on Him, but the benefits and blessings have been numerous!
There were several times when we had no idea if we would be going to Italy this year or not. Now, here we are, getting ready! This year is a little different for all of us. We are going for a much shorter time and our family will be split apart for some of it, but we praise God for the opportunity to go.
Please be praying for Dave this week as he prepares to leave March 16th. He will be in Italy for two weeks before the whole family arrives. Please be praying that we remember everything he needs to bring, that we have a good week together as a family and that all the logistics are taken care of. Most importantly, we ask that you pray for the people whose hearts God is preparing.
We look forward to seeing all the many ways that God will work this year! Thank you so much for your prayers!
... These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off and were PERSUADED of them, and EMBRACED them, and CONFESSED that they were STRANGERS and PILGRIMS on the earth. For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country... But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.