JUNE 2006 We got to meet our dear church people in both of our churches. They are excited to have us here, and love us.
JULY 2006 DeWayne Joslin and Helbert came to visit. We met our dear Colombian friends Carlos and Gloria. They have been a life saver in helping us get settled here. We are sooo glad to have them as our friends/"family" in Colombia!
AUG. 2006 We got to move into our OWN home...after living with a gracious lady for 2 months and 3 days.
SEP. 2006 Phillip turned 33. God helped us in our churches. Our dinning room table, chairs and china cabinet FINALLY came. YEA!
OCT. 2006 "Grandpa" Darwin Edwards came to see us!!
We got "Christmas in Oct." from our dear Gospel Center church in AZ.
NOV 2006. Miss Janet came to see us and we got Christmas from our dear Christian Nation Church, and our dear friends in CA, and dear Miss Janet herself! We had a blast having Janet here! Heather turned 33.
DEC. 2006 Phillip got to dedicate 3 babies to Jesus! Seeing our church people growing Spiritually! Sarah turned 6. Due to not to having our Colombian visas yet, we had to leave Colombia and got to be in the USA for Christmas... YEA! =) We had a wonderful Christmas and were VERY LOVED by friends and family alike!
JAN. 2007 Kimberly turned 9, and Noah turned 3. Returned to Colombia, and the CNC work team of 6 people came with us. (Our director, Mark Becker, his daughter Kelly, Bro. and Sis. Carter, and son Gary, and Bethany Mills).
~The team from CNC and us in front of a neat salt mine here that is now opened to the public and has a Cathedral built inside it.
We really appreciated having them here, we had a blast, and they got a lot of work done in our churches here! Right before they left, we finally got our living room furniture. We had lived in the house for 5 months without any thing in our living room. We were THRILLED to have a place to sit down, and it was (is) comfortable too! =)
FEB. 2007 We finally got bedroom furniture after sleeping on a mattress on the floor for 7 months. =) DeWayne and Renee Joslin and Helbert and his family came. They set up the school and did a lot of work while they were here. We loved having the Joslins with us. I enjoyed having an American friend to talk to, and be with.
MAR. 2007 Phillip started his ministry in Medellin!
APRIL 2007 We had "IHC" here in Colombia...for we got to listen to all the services through streaming audio. We also got to talk to Moma on the phone Live, during the IHC International Service. That was very special to us.
MAY 2007 AFTER WORKING FOR 11 MONTHS, AND PAYING LOTS OF MONEY...GOD GAVE US OUR COLOMBIAN VISAS AND ID CARDS TOO!!! YEA! God is working in Medellin and in our churches here in Bogota!
JUNE 2007 Sarah's kindergarten graduation, Phillip and I's 12th anniversary, our Medellin trip. And that wraps up a year! Thank each of you for all of your thoughts, care, concern, financial support, and prayers during this year...We could not make it without y'all! We are a team...you there, and us here. =)