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Written by cycleguy on August 25th, 2017

Grace is given in so many different ways. I have been spending a good part of the summer talking about Grace on Sunday mornings. Forgiveness. Failing to seek revenge. Releasing bitterness. Stopping complaining. And accepting God’s gift of grace to us just to name a few.

This Sunday we will be hearing about Grace through the words of someone else. Will & Theresa Reed, who have spent the past two years in Mundri and South Sudan, Africa, will be our guests this Sunday. Will & Theresa went to Mundri as missionaries with Serge. They had barely settled in when war broke out and they found themselves having to leave quickly and settle in South Sudan. They came home on furlough early summer limping-not physically but spiritually. Lots of debriefing and counseling for their tattered hearts/souls and through that they were advised to not return to Africa. Will will be seeking employment in this area and they will raise Ellie (born in Africa) with the help of friends and family. While in Africa Ellie had sleep issues which I’m sure contributed to Will & Theresa’s  emotions and stamina. They are a beautiful, young couple and I hope we are able to be a grace-filled place for them this Sunday.

Will has preached twice here before and has done a superb job. I look forward to hearing him again; seeing Theresa and Ellie; and laughing over lunch. I know they would appreciate your prayers as they transition to life in the states. I’m praying we can be grace to them while they are visiting.

 

7 Comments so far ↓

  1. floyd says:

    I’m always amazed at the ones called to the mission field. Praying for them.

  2. Jeff says:

    I don’t know what type of work Will is looking for but I can probably get him hired and trained where I work if he is interested. We can discuss next week if he wants.

  3. Pam says:

    Praying for all of you as you gather for worship and fellowship. May God use this as the beginning of renewal and refreshment for this dedicated family.

  4. I will add Will, Theresa and Ellie to my prayer list, Bill, as they make this transition. Blessings always!

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