Hello team! We hope your summer is going well! We can hardly believe it has already been two months since we started support raising. For the remainder of the summer we will be speaking around the Durango area as well as traveling back to the Front Range and on to Missouri to meet with potential financial ministry partners. Mike will also be raft guiding to pull in some extra income. Our goal is to be on campus full time this fall! Be praying that all the funding comes in quickly so that we can join the already growing ministry.
God continues to grow our faith as He provides in ways only He can. Before we were officially raising support a family friend of ours said, “Hey, I want to support you.” I asked, “Would you like to hear the presentation?” which was answered with a kind “No, I trust you guys.” Every time we start feeling down, God raises up one of His people to walk alongside and encourage us through financial giving or reassuring words. He is paving the way ahead of us, every church we step into we are surrounded by loving people who do not know us but want to join in the ministry! We often times sell God short. We have been encouraged by those who have so little yet give sacrificially. We are excited by all the hearts God is calling to join us in this ministry.
We rest assured in Philippians 4:19 “But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” He has been and will continue to provide for us according to what He knows we need. We have lacked nothing!
This has been a fruitful and busy summer traveling around support raising but we have made time to quiet ourselves before the Lord, keep in touch with students, as well as enjoy God’s beautiful Creation together.
- For the students this summer, that God would protect them spiritually and physically as well as grow them.
- That we would put on the full armor of God each day so that we are able to stand against the enemies schemes.
- For open hearts for many to join us prayerfully and financially to bring the gospel to Fort Lewis.
- That God would continue growing us closer to Him and help us not neglect our first ministry; our marriage.
Thank you for joining with us to reach Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO! -Cheers and God Bless, Mike & Rachel