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February 2015 Underwood Prayer Letter

Snow Snow Snow! Greetings from Wisconsin! We began the month of February with several meetings in Wisconsin and have really enjoyed seeing how God is using these pastors in some cities where they are the ONLY Independent Baptist Church! It has been a humbling reminder that there is yet many areas within our borders that still need church […]

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January 2015 Coffey Family Prayer Letter

The quote for building materials for all the walls on the first floor of New Life Baptist Church comes out to 48,790 rand which is about $4,435.  This will be the cost once we have the foundation completed, which will include a single garage-size basement.  For months, I have been mentioning this church, and our […]

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Two Minute Underwood Update Jan 2015

It has been a very exciting first month of the New Year! God is continuing to bless our efforts to reach South Africa. Already this month, we have been notified by pastors of four different churches that we are their newest missionaries for 2015! I am so grateful for the Lord’s provision and am amazed […]

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Financial Tips for Interns and Missionaries

Financial Tips for Interns and Missionaries Banks: You will need to check out which bank you want to use prior to arriving on the field. ATM fees, extra charges and lower exchange rate are things that will dip into your monthly support. ALL banks charge something. Several claim they don’t, but they do. Some are […]

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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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Pastors Dec 2014

Coffey Family December Prayer Letter

Our family hopes everyone had a terrific Christmas and want to wish everyone a happy new year.  We are thankful for your involvement that allows us to do the work of the ministry.  It’s hard to believe 2014 is coming to an end, but we are excited about what is before us.  As we look […]

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All I Want For Christmas…Is JESUS!!!

Nintendo Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt A Bicycle Baseball Glove Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures Listed above is my Christmas list from when I was ten years old! I remember that Christmas as if it were yesterday. I woke up about 3am Christmas Day and was heartbroken because I thought Santa had forgotten […]

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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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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 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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