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September Prayer Letter

Give ear, O Lord, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications. In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me. Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.” When we arrived for […]

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Underwood Family January 2016 Prayer Letter

Happy New Year! I’m not sure I have the words to express the excitement I am feeling as we enter 2016! All I can think about is the fact that this is the year we leave for the field!! Last month, we watched as God supplied SIX new partnering churches! We presented and preached in […]

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Update 8/19

Prayer request’s – Our Sunday School class – Our young men in discipleship – to book meetings – Cultural adaptation – Language learning – Youth on Fridays My family and I are so blessed to be here in South Africa with amazing families to help train us. My wife and I continually see the benefits […]

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Saturday’s in South Africa (Out West)

Greetings from the West! It’s been an amazing week as we travel through Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado! God has blessed beyond my imagination and allowed us to present South Africa in SIX churches in just a week’s time! As we travel this part of our great nation, I’m reminded of the great need that […]

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Update June 22-29

It’s Holiday It is now holiday here in Port Elizabeth. All students (including my daughter) now have a 3-week break from school. With that said we only had 5 people at or youth night this Friday but we are not going to let that hold us back. Our Sunday School class was low as well […]

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Plan Your Missions Trip to South Africa!

Are you interested in planning a missions trip to South Africa?! I am beyond excited to be helping Pastor Nathan Gregory and Bath Baptist Church plan a missions trip to South Africa next summer! They have been working extremely hard to raise the funds in order to bring a group to our field and I […]

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Underwood Family April 2015 Prayer Letter

Happy Easter! I want to take a moment and just praise Jesus for paying my sin debt and dying on the cross! I’m glad that He didn’t stay on the cross! I’m glad He didn’t stay in the grave! I’m glad that Jesus Christ raised Himself up again! God in the flesh, laid His own life […]

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OG Summit Decisions

Out with the Old, In with the New!

I was reminded today, from a very good friend, what Philippians 3:13, 14 says. “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ […]

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December 2014 Update from South Africa

Dear Pastor and Friends, Another year is come and gone. It’s now that C.T. Studd’s words ring loudest in my ears; “Only one life, “twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last.” We are still attending and serving at Madiba Bay Baptist Church. It is awesome to see all that the Lord […]

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Life as an Intern (Beth Staley’s personal testimony)

Beth Staley’s personal testimony about her internship here in South Africa. Life as an Intern The thought of internships don’t usually bring about happy thoughts. No one gets overly excited about being an intern. It usually has a negative connotation to it that means you will be a slave to basically everyone for this period […]

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