God has promised that He will supply ALL of our Needs. When we are doing His work, that is exactly what He does. We have seen so many times, God providing just what we need and when we need it.
A few days ago, we were informed that some parts we need for the airplane, will cost several thousand dollars. Not exactly an exciting thing to learn. The following day, we were asked by a friend, whatever happened to that lien the FAA found against your plane? Somehow God made it go away and the FAA cleared our title so it can be registered here in PNG! I shared this with our friend and told her we just had received notice of the parts bill. She asked how much it was and I told her the approximate amount, as I didn't have all the details yet. She said she had just received a large gift and 4 days before had sent us a check for almost the exact amount we needed! She didn't know the need at the time, and nor did we, but God did and He impressed her to help us and it arrived on time! Is our God awesome or not?
Last week we had to transport a young mother who had gone into labor the day before. When things didn't progress well, she went to find a vehicle to come to clinic near us, over an hour away. While she waited, the baby's arm came out but nothing more. When she finally got to the clinic near us, the nurses couldn't help her and there was not fetal heartbeat. So we drove her the last 1.5 hours to the hospital in town to have the baby removed so she could survive. Life here in the remote areas is really rough sometimes. Not all of our medivacs are 100% successful, but we help as many as we can.
One of our lay workers has prepared 9 people for baptism just this year!
In about 3 weeks we will be leaving to go visit our homeland and families. We are looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible. The visit is short, but we hope to make the best of it.
Thank you so much for your continued prayers and support that help make this project possible.
Gary and Toni Lewis
Donations can be sent to:
Mission Projects Inc.
P.O. Box 504
College Place WA 99324
Please include a note: PNG project
Or go to www.Missionprojectsinc.org for cc or online donations