There is a new court date: Tuesday, March 2. Please do not grow weary in praying for La Finca. A court case has been in process for over ten years where another person is claiming ownership of La Finca. The case was moved to a new court with a new judge over 2 years ago and there still has not been a hearing before this new judge in all of that time. Please pray for God to protect and defend what is His and pray for an end to this ongoing court battle.
Please pray for Mark and Meg as they attempt to return to Indiana this week for a brief visit with family. Needless to say, regulations for both entry into the USA and entry back into Costa Rica are complicated.
Thank you praying for this trip! It was a wonderful short trip spent with family that we have not seen for 18 months. It was complicated to travel but obvious that God had gone before us.
We begin 2021 thanking God for the generous offerings that provided 2,089 bags of food to the most needy last year. We thank God for the feeding center where some 906,000 plates of food have been served since opening in 2012. We are most thankful for the new names written in the Lamb’s Book of Life!
Please pray for the ministry board that is responsible for directing and overseeing the entire ministry in all 3 countries. If you would like to pray for them by name, a photo and their names can be found here.
Please pray for the alarming increase in the abuse and violence in the homes during the pandemic.
Please pray about the sharp increase in violent crime, especially in the marginalized ministry areas, as the Costa Rica unemployment rate is at an all-time high of 24.4%.
The poverty rate in Costa Rica is at the highest in nearly 3 decades. Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level since 1992, amid the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, 96,697 MORE people have entered into EXTREME poverty this year in Costa Rica. May the entire ministry be known for COMPASSION.
Please pray for Rosa, Lucrecia, Diana and Josefina - the ministry front line workers at the feeding center.
Please click here to follow us on facebook. Photos are being posted of some of the folks that are graduating from one discipleship book to the next. Please pray for them by name - for their protection both physically and spiritually, and for the disciples that they are also teaching.
UPDATED February 23, 2021
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