We are growing in the grace of our Lord Jesus. We are enjoying His great blessings on our lives. We know that suffering and needs are a special component in the Christian life, but always He completes His work.
- We had the final session of our
for 2007. Joselito taught the course, Survey of Church History, over five days with eight hours of instruction each day. Schoolof Ministry
- Anita also helped by coordinating the logistics for the course.
- We finished with a Christmas party with games, songs, gifts, and a delicious special dinner. Two students completed the program this month.
- We had our annual board meeting of the Board for our mission in
. Our president, Art Patray who is based in Quito Miami, was present and Joselito was named president of Palm Ministry in . Ecuador
- Joselito went to El Carmen (Manabí province) to visit the
and to give a special gift to an old brother who previously worked with Sammy Simpson, a former missionary. While on the trip, he visited the Baptist Church in Alluriquín, and shared a special family conference. Joselito was pastor at this church for eleven years when he was very young, from 1982 until 1993. Baptist Church
- Joselito had a strategic planning meeting with the Ecuadorian Baptist Youth Board.
OUR PRAYER REQUESTS & NEEDS
- Pray for Anita and her studies. She is very tired and stressed as she works to complete her final project.
- Thanksgiving for the provision of our Lord Jesus, but please continue to pray for our monthly budget needs .
- We have a significant debt for which we need prayer. We bought a truck for our ministry and need to pay $9000. The interest is very expensive in our country, 17% each month, so this is a signficant need. Please pray for this need and for provision from our Lord Jesus.
With love in Christ: Joselito & Anita Orellana. (Galatians 2:20).