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Prayer Update from Kim

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Dear Friends,      Thank you so much for your prayers and partnership in our lives and ministry.  I wanted to send you a quick update on a few areas that you’ve prayed for and ask that you continue.      First of all, thank you for praying for my mom.  She was due to start her last cycle of chemo this week but ended up back in the hospital for 10 days after the last …

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The Greatest Need Today

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Looking at the world today one can find many great needs: People need more money, ongoing wars need peace settlements, poverty needs to be alleviated, disease needs to be eradicated, leaders need to be developed, corruption needs to cease, the church needs to grow, and much more. If any one of these things happened the world would be a better place. Would you believe it is possible for all of these things to happen simultaneously …

Update from Kim

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It’s February! Where has the time gone? I’ve been just going back through our Christmas mail and enjoying it once more before it gets tucked away and thought I would send a quick update before Valentine’s Day arrives next week. How about if I start with Christmas? We enjoyed such special times with both sides of our family at Christmastime. We celebrated a week early with my family in South Carolina and one of the …

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Prayer update

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Thanks so much for praying! Kim’s mother, Starr Craig, has completed chemo-therapy treatments and is doing very well. The doctors say she is now producing healthy blood cells and they are very pleased with her response to the treatments. One of the side effects of this particular treatment however is to lose all immunity against other diseases or infections. Because of this, Starr cannot be exposed to anyone with any kind of contagious illness until …

Please Pray for Kim’s Mother

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Dear Faithful Pray-ers, We need your prayers for Kim’s mother, Starr Craig. She was preparing to have knee replacement surgery today, but preliminary blood tests revealed that she has Leukemia. Instead of having knee surgery today, she is having chemo-therapy. We were with her folks last week to celebrate Starr’s 65th birthday. She went into the hospital the next day. She has a long hill to climb with all the treatments to come. Pray for …

A Tribute to Robert O. Fraley, Feb. 24,1920-Nov.18, 2011

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I first met Mr. Fraley as a boy. My father was the choir director at Epworth United Methodist, and Mr. Fraley’s wife, Leola was the pianist. Mr. and Mrs. Fraley would sometimes stop by our house on the way to church and that’s when I became aware that this man was special. He talked about cars, and God, and health, and the church in ways I had never heard before. He believed in miracles, in …

Bike Ride for Faith Bible College!!!

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This weekend, I am going to ride 200 miles to raise money for Faith Bible College in the Philippines. Faith Bible College trains pastors and leaders for churches and is having a great impact. They need your help! You can do this by sponsoring me on my ride and giving the money to One Mission Society’s FBC account. Sponsor me for .10 cents per mile and if I make it, you can give $20.  Sponsor …