Category: Monthly Letters

Loren Steven – January 2015

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“…For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” James many years ago gave us warning that life is very transient. There is work to be done, and we must be busy for our Lord. Thank you for letting us partner with you and your church.

December has been a challenging month. We have had many blessings in spite of the challenges of Bev’s accident. We have been blessed this year to see the growth and blessings of souls saved in…

Dr. Earl Jessup – January 2015

As we begin this New Year we want to give you an update on our ministry for this past year and also what is being planned for the coming year. We want you to be aware of how we have invested your sacrificial investment in our ministry. We are very thankful for each of you and your faithful help in this ministry through prayer and finances.

We were involved in eight church plants this past year. All of them were in the United States which is a bit unusual. (There are some years when…

Dr. Earl Jessup – December 2014

I have held off writing this letter for several days because of the cystoscopy I had today. The results show four new tumors, three in the bladder and one attached to the prostate. Surgery is scheduled for January 20. Thank you for praying for us.

We would also like for you to pray seriously about another health matter. Mrs. Bev Steven, the wife of Loren Steven, our Field Representative, fell last week and the tests show a fractured fourth vertebrae and also a fractured wrist. She has a…

Loren Steven – December 2014

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I thank God that He grants us the honor of being able to be thankful in everything. As we close out the year of 2014, we are soooo blessed. After the longest journey in several years, we can only rejoice. We enjoyed a blessed Thanksgiving here at home with family and some new friends with no family nearby. They have four children that have been adopted from Russia. We take so much for granted living here in America. We certainly, as His redeemed ones, do not deserve His blessing and…

Clarence Moore – November 2014

The Year has flown by so quickly. The LORD has given us so many opportunities to serve Him for which we are thankful. We have been blessed with good health throughout the family this year. We have avoided any flu bugs or things that so quickly travel in a family. Emily and Adrianna have been doing very well at Ambassador Baptist College and are nearly out for Christmas break. Emily is working on her senior year and has had a busy semester thus far. Our “little” Adrianna braved stepping out…

Loren Steven – November 2014

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We bring you greetings from Minnesota. So many blessings occurred during our trip that we wanted to share some of them. You were so much a part of this as you prayed for us. We found out just a couple of days before leaving that I had more kidney stones. There was no time to deal with them surgically (one being over fourteen cm) before leaving so we asked people to pray that they just would not move. God answered that prayer, and I had no pain for over eight weeks. Just a couple of days after…

Jeremy Rowland – November 2014

Over the last several weeks we have been able to focus on our support and attend several mission’s conferences in the states of Florida, Virginia, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Arizona. Three of those were new church plants taking steps of faith to commit to faith promise missions giving. Even though they are just one year old, Pastor Jon Gorman and the Freedom Baptist Church of Bordentown, NJ held their first conference and committed thousands of dollars to missions over…

Dr. Earl Jessup – November 2014

Isn’t it wonderful how God sometimes reveals His power? Beth and I spent much of October traveling.  While in West Virginia in a mission’s conference, I picked up some tracts from the church to hand out.  I had several left, and on our way to Florida, I handed some out and left others in conspicuous places.

I left the last tract in a rest area near Jacksonville, Florida.  I distinctly remember thinking as I was leaving the tract, “I wonder if this is doing any good?”  While in…

Loren Steven – September 2014

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We have begun an extended time on the road and God has been so good to us. In mid- August, we left Minnesota amid high temperatures. The first service was to report to a church in Farwell, MI, that has been part of our supporting team for many years. It was a blessed day with Pastor Nestor and the church family. They are such gracious people.
We then crossed from Port Huron, MI, to Niagara Falls, NY. We crossed into the U.S. via the Rainbow Bridge from which we could see and hear the work…

Dr. Earl Jessup – September 2014

I have put off writing this letter until I had more information about all the tests and bladder surgery this past week. I just returned from a visit with the oncologist at the hospital with as much information as I will be getting. The CT Scan shows no new tumors in the lungs, but the three tumors already there have increased in size. In the past six months, the largest one has doubled to 1.7 CM X 2.2 CM. The others are smaller. The pancreatic tumor has increased to 3 CM from 2 CM. T…

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