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September 2019

We returned to Thailand on September 18th and will be here a couple of months. Our main emphasis on this trip is the dedication of the new multi-purpose building and celebrating two young ladies from Gethsemane Home who recently graduated from university. (Click on “September 2019” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2019

We have been busy since our return from Thailand sharing the work of Under the Son Ministries with churches and other groups. It is always rewarding to see the interest people have in what Under the Son Ministries is doing. (Click on “June 2019” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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March 2019

Brittany Burns approached us before we left the States about doing a Penny War Fundraiser at her school. The funds collected would be used to purchase new bedding for all of the children at Gethsemane Home. (Click on “March 2019” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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December 2018

After much prayer and waiting on God’s timing, we are returning to the ministry fulltime in January. Our plan each year will be to live in Thailand six months working with the staff of Under the Son Ministries and in the U.S. six months visiting churches and raising funds to operate the ministry. (Click on “December 2018” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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September 2018

We returned to Thailand in July and had the opportunity to visit most of the areas where Under the Son Ministries is evangelizing. When we left the U.S., we knew we would be participating in several house dedications and church visits. (Click on “September 2018” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2018

It is with sad hearts that we share the passing of Grandma Ruth. She went to her heavenly home on May 8th and will be dearly missed. (Click on “June 2018” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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March 2018

Finding a way to get electricity in the villages has always been a challenge. Zaccheus lives in a village that has no electricity unless you have a generator or solar panels. Judah and Leah have been without electricity in their new mission house. (Click on “March 2018” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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December 2017

We are in Thailand at this time. We are keeping busy during these two weeks. We will share more about this trip in our next newsletter. (Click on “December 2017” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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September 2017

In the fall of 2012, the new house was finished at Gethsemane Home. One of the great things about the new house was that it gave Newa a big kitchen. Over the last several years, Newa has cooked thousands of meals in her kitchen. But there are a couple of issues for Newa that come from cooking inside, smoke and grease. (Click on “September 2017” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2017

We all know how involved children here in the States can get with summer activities. We have noticed that the same is true for several of our children at Gethsemane home. During their summer break, four children from Gethsemane Home represented Chiang Mai province in a national 15 and under cricket tournament held in Chanthaburi province. (Click on “June 2017” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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