Acts 15: 36  “And after some days, Paul said to Barnabas, ‘Let us return and visit the brothers in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.’”
A team composed of missionaries from Bedford and Charlottesville, Virginia have been here this week  serving local villages.  Today we visited El Patanal, a village that is planting a new church by Pastor Rinaldo.  About half of the team has visited this village before.  During  our God Moments discussion, Dr. Donald mentioned that there have improvements in this village since the church was started.  Praise the Lord for His work in the lives of these people.  This is an encouragement to the Charlottesville team as this is their first visit to Nicaragua.
Pastor’s training took place at the training center today.  18 pastors from 16 different villages came to learn about how Jesus is revealed  in the Pentateuch.  The pastor’s wives were meeting to discuss common issues and to receive encouragement and love from each other and some of the pastor’s wives on the team.  The team also watched the pastor’s children and shared the gospel with them.  What a blessing to all involved!
Construction continues with the crew taking debris to the dump.  They also took food and shared the gospel there.  One seven year old on the team even shared his Goldfish crackers!   It is inspiring to see children making the connection that if there is a need they have the God given ability to fill it.
Nicaragua is doing more for the team than the team could ever do for Nicaragua!  Praise the Lord!

Dr and Mrs. Donald M Gillette
Because We Care Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 21806
Roanoke, VA. 24018