Archive | November, 2014

Learning to Smoke a Turkey

Three weeks ago, I received a phone call from my brother that impacted my family for the rest of our lives. As many of you know, my dad passed away in his sleep from a heart attack just two weeks after his 54th birthday. The last few weeks have had certain challenges that are familiar […]

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Superiority Complex

Superiority Complex I was talking with a friend the other day and, for the first time, I realized just how crazy life can be here in the townships. Don’t get me wrong, I have heard many stories over the past year while studying in the township, but they really were just that, crazy stories. This person […]

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Coffey Family November Prayer Letter

Our family moved over to Wells Estates Baptist Church about three weeks ago.  Since we have been in South Africa, we have been based at Madiba Bay Baptist Church.  We made the move to Wells because it’s about a 10 minute drive from where we hope to start the new church. This will enable us […]

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November 2014 Update

Dear Pastor and Friends, Rebekah and I want to being by wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving! God is good and we are blessed to have friends like you! Language Update: November marks our 10th month in language school. We knew coming into this that it was going to be a long, difficult process. […]

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Learning From Mistakes

I am the last one to think that I have all the answers or that I have succeeded in ministry and that you should listen to what I have to say. Honestly, the best way I know to help you is to point out where I think I have needed help as a missionary and […]

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November 2014 Underwood Prayer Letter (Special Edition)

It is with great sadness that I write this month’s prayer letter. On October 31, 2014, as my family and I were settling into our hotel room after the first night of a mission’s conference; my dad was also settling into bed for the night. The next morning, as we were getting ready for the […]

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Funeral Arrangements for Stephen’s Dad

Viewing for  Larry Underwood will be Monday, November 3, from 5-8 at Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton, GA. (Off the by-pass) The funeral will be Tuesday at 10am at McFarland Hill Baptist Church in Dalton, Ga. Thank you all again for your prayers!

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Please Pray for the Underwood Family

We received news from our team member, Stephen Underwood, that his father unexpectedly passed away in his sleep this past Saturday morning.  Please be praying for Stephen and his family.  His dad was only 55 years old and this was very unexpected.  I believe the funeral will be Tuesday morning at McFarland Hills Baptist Church […]

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