October 2015 Prayer Emailhoc5digxs9kp45mfms213lfbsa4s52dcOctober 2015 Prayer Email">October 2015 Prayer Email0yl4xl0j2fph9dhdozstmda00h2jxg0nOctober 2015 Prayer Email

(English → Español) View original
Translators:

4 Funerals…66v6y9m0nv7quopj3l5ezui24ijbizce

& a wedding.r5bgqnyhzdi7ati40riq1qvx8713ymaf

Perspective
We’ve been involved with four funerals in the last 8 weeks, some very loose connections, but also a very dear friend and a friend’s son. Funerals in Mexico happen within 24-hours of death, so they become a “drop everything and react” experience. We got 1:30 am phone calls on consecutive nights, and Tim was also out very late with the others. This past week we lost Dr. Pedro Carrillo, who was 82 years old, and had served the Lord faithfully his whole life.
2iao78dp8jhuh83ke7i86lj1a2mxbew3Those are the best times, even though we hurt with his family and miss him, we rejoice in his life well-lived and in the hope of his being with Christ. Being around death is an exercise in perspective: am I living my life so as to finish well? “Well done, good and faithful servant” are words we long to hear.
…and joy
We’re also starting premarital counseling with a couple at church, Edgar & Andrea.
k411deol4hliszr4qpgd73wr7xisewqpThey are young professionals who have been with us from the beginning of Pueblo de Esperanza. We baptized Edgar last year and it is a great joy to work with both of them. We’re so thankful for God’s work in them and their work for Him.9ely2be08oara03bdhbm5oy6s0779oj8

For the whole form of the letter, click here!w5ncq8metdyzbjwhh96ul9i3v2vllfc8

(original) View Español translation

4 Funerals…

& a wedding.

Perspective
We’ve been involved with four funerals in the last 8 weeks, some very loose connections, but also a very dear friend and a friend’s son. Funerals in Mexico happen within 24-hours of death, so they become a “drop everything and react” experience. We got 1:30 am phone calls on consecutive nights, and Tim was also out very late with the others. This past week we lost Dr. Pedro Carrillo, who was 82 years old, and had served the Lord faithfully his whole life. Those are the best times, even though we hurt with his family and miss him, we rejoice in his life well-lived and in the hope of his being with Christ. Being around death is an exercise in perspective: am I living my life so as to finish well? “Well done, good and faithful servant” are words we long to hear.
…and joy
We’re also starting premarital counseling with a couple at church, Edgar & Andrea. They are young professionals who have been with us from the beginning of Pueblo de Esperanza. We baptized Edgar last year and it is a great joy to work with both of them. We’re so thankful for God’s work in them and their work for Him.

For the whole form of the letter, click here!


Want to Leave a Reply?

Edit translation
Machine translation (Google):
Loading...
Copy to editor
or Cancel