As we begin a brand new year - and a brand new decade - I would like to ask you to please keep our country and our leaders in your prayers. We are living in a time of so much change and unknown, there are so many out of work, losing homes and jobs, and just in times of turmoil. Please keep them all in your prayers. Together, we can make a difference as we face these new times. Thank you for your faith and trust in a God who will help us through whatever we are facing. God bless you all in this brand new year!
On Jan. 12, 2010 an earthquake of the magnatude of 7.9 hit in Haiti. Millions were affected by this terrible earthquake. Over the past month, many from around the world have been working hard to help this country. But so much is still needed. Please keep this country and it's people in your prayers. If you can donate time or money, there are many organizations who are in need of your help. Please consider donating to the Red Cross, Salvation Army, and many more groups who are legitimately helping this country. Thank you for your care and support, and God bless!
We have had a few prayer requests over the past few weeks. Please keep Lilly in your prayers. This young teenager has been very sick since early December. She has had many tests and been in the hospital over and over again. Her mom is very worried. Thank you for keeping her in your prayers.
We would also like to ask you to pray for Nicole. She has been having a tough time over the past year or so. She is emotionally and physically having problems and her whole family would really appreciate your prayers.
Mr. Findley also needs your prayers. He is an amazing man who has a heart for others. But he now finds himself in need of prayer for his physical well-being. Thank you for keeping him in your prayers as well.
I would like to thank all of you who have kept our family in your prayers. My mom has been in the nursing home since May. As difficult as it was to make the decision to bring her there, it has turned out to be a great blessing for not only my mom, but all of us. Mom worked in this particular nursing home for 26 years as a nurse. Some of the staff still remember my mom from those years. She seems to have friends at the home, and keeps busy taking care of the plants on her floor. She has many more visitors these days, and even if she can't remember who they are - she loves having the visits! I can't explain why, but mom seems much happier, and I guess I have to believe that God knew what He was doing.
At this time we would like to ask you to please keep our nation, and even our world in your prayers. It really does seem as if we are going through a really difficult time in our country and world. The finances of so many, have been cut back or even lost. Many families have lost so much during the past 6 months or so. Please pray that the Lord would show us all how to minister and reach out to each other. This is the time when we need to be willing to help others, as we ourselves are ministered to. Thank you for being a part of this ministry, as well as reaching out to those around you who are in need. God bless you all!
After more than two years, there are still many who remain homeless and jobless from the terrible hurricanes down along the gulf coast. Please don't forgot these people - and all they have gone through. I ask you to please continue to pray for the homeless, those without jobs, and even without food - not only here, but in every part of our country the and world. So many will be going to bed hungry this day.
We also ask you to consider helping these people with donations to "Habitat For Humanity", the Red Cross, and other organizations who are still working very hard to help the needy. Thank you so much for caring for those who have lost so much. God bless you all!
We also would
like to ask you to keep a dear friend and her family in your prayers. My
friend Sheryl has gone through a lot over the past year. Her little grandson
passed away about 6 months ago. He was only 5 months old at the time. Now,
she has two sons who are stationed overseas with the military. As a mom and
grandma, her heart is in need of prayer and support. Thank you all for keeping
this family in your prayers.
We have been praying for quite a few
people who are facing cancer at this time. Please keep them in your prayers.
We thank you for lifting up Amanda, Alice, Janice, Lisa, and MaryAnne's husband,
as well as another friend who just had breast surgery. The prayers that surrounded
her during her surgery - were a true miracle, and she is doing so well in
such a short time. Thank you so much for all your prayers.
We would like to update you on Lisa.
She has finished her cancer treatments, and is feeling wonderful. She is
so thankful for all your prayers and support during this really tough time.
Please continue to pray for Janice
and her daughter Sherrie. Sherrie just updated me on her mom, and she now
has dialysis 3 times a week. The tests have not come out very good - as the
cancer seems to continue to spread. Janice is a fighter, and is determined
to live each day that God has given to her. She is celebrating the birth
of a new grandchild, as well as the upcoming birth of a great grandchild.
Sherri keeps us updated, and wants to thank everyone who has been praying
for them. She and her mom have found so many blessings in the midst of this
very difficult time. Thank you for keeping them and thier family in your
prayers. Thank you so much, and God bless!
I know that most of us know someone
who is battling this life threatening disease. There are so many ways
you can help fight this deadly disease. If you want to find out more ways
help in your local area - please check out "The American Cancer Society" website
at http://www.cancer.org to find out ways you can help others to battle this
We ask you to please keep on praying
for ALL those who have been or are battling this disease. Your prayers make
a huge difference. Thank you again!
I would like to ask you to please keep our friend Sarah and her dad in your prayers. They have found what they believe to be cancerous tumors in his brain. The family is facing a lot, and your prayers would be so welcome. Thank you so much!
We have been asked to pray for some young ones who have been going through difficult times in their young lives. Some have faced losing family members through separation or divorce, and are struggling with the change in their lives. Other little ones are dealing with emotional problems such as anxiety or depression - because of trauma or hurts that have come their way. Our hearts go out to each one, as they struggle to grow up in a world that is full of uncertainty and strife. Please keep these little ones in your prayers each day. You can make the difference in helping them through these tough times. Thank you so much!
Each day, we offer up prayers for our service men and women who are in harm's way - and facing such difficult times. Please continue to pray for these brave men and women - as well as their families. The struggle is still going on, and each day, there are families all around our country - afraid they will lose someone they love. So please keep each and every one of them in your prayers. May God be with them through this very difficult time in our history. Thank you.
We have a wonderful update on Seth and Christina, their 2nd son Kayden was born this past spring. Their oldest son, Landyn, turned one the end of May. Please keep this beautiful little family in your prayers.
I would like to ask you to please keep a friend of ours in your prayers. She is a mom and grandmother, and has two sons serving over in Iraq and Afghanistan at this moment. I don't know how a mother goes through each day, worrying about her children this way. But that is what the families of each and every service man and woman give to all of us. They pray, they love, and they support our soldiers. God bless every family and soldier! Thank you!
If you have any prayer requests or even answers to prayers that you would like to share with us, please feel free to email us or even use the postal service to mail your letters or comments to us. We are so thankful that we have a good God who listens to us, and answers our prayers - always! God bless!
We would like to thank you all for being a part of "His Banquet Table. Your prayers and support for Ted and Debbie, as well as the ministry, have made a difference in so many lives. Thank you all for your daily prayers, and may God bless each and every one of you!