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May 2019

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 1 Peter 1:8-9 MAY […]

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April 2019

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord. Psalm 150:6 APRIL 2019 NEWS THE REFUGE CENTER IS NEAR COMPLETE! The woman who will be running the Refuge Center is named Samphos. The reason we chose her is because she continually is reaching out to minister to others, […]

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February/March 2019

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.” Nelson Mandela FEBRUARY/MARCH 2019 NEWS BEN IS WITH HIS SAVIOR Our world was turned upside down a week ago when our daughter Katie’s husband, Ben, went home to be with […]

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January 2019

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org “The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place. And underneath are the everlasting arms…” Deuteronomy 33:27 CHANTHOU’S STORY OF LOVE Chantou’s”>Chantou’s (pictured with us) father died before we met her and her mother has a disease that limits her mobility. Although all of our students are poor, Chantou is […]

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October/November 2018

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. Psalm 91:4 CANCER DIAGNOSIS Paul in Scripture said, “I want to know Christ-yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like […]

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July/August 2018

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org “The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor. Proverbs 22:9 A SUDDEN GOODBYE AND SEND OFF Greg was diagnosed with a bile duct stricture and as a result was near liver failure. A stent was placed in the duct and cancer screening was negative. […]

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June 2018

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org Acts 4:32-35 Cornelius stared at him in fear. ‘What is it, Lord?’ he asked. The angel answered, ‘Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.’ OUR FIRST LEADER’S RETREAT AND A MEMORIAL TO THE LORD We are So grateful for this group […]

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April 2018

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REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org …The Lord has told us what is good. What he requires of us is this: to do what is just, to show constant love, and to live in humble fellowship with our God. Micah 6:8 THE REFUGE CENTER Realizing that our dormitory is quite small for the 25 students and […]

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March 2018

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  REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org   May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness.  May he defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy… Psalm 72:3,4   FIRST YEAR TO HOUSE JUNIOR HIGH STUDENTS Often we don’t plan these things – but God […]

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January/February 2018

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  REFUGE FOR THE POOR www.refugeforthepoor.org It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy Proverbs 14:21 YES!  WE ARE NOW CALLED REFUGE FOR THE POOR   WE HAVE ESTABLISHED A NEW NON-PROFIT! We are in transition once again!  It has been our desire for […]

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December 2017

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Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”  Matthew 19:21 GOD SENDS US NEEDY PEOPLE TO BE OUR FIRST STAFF AT THE MOTHER’S HOME When an issue came up and we were at a […]

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October/November 2017

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“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your […]

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August/September 2017

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Give generously to (the poor) and do so without a grudging heart, then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.  There will always be poor people in the land.  Therefore I command you to be openhanded… Deuteronomy 15:10,11   MOTHER’S […]

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June/July 2017

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In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35 SIGHTS, SOUNDS AND SMELLS, OH MY! If you were at our benefit dinner […]

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May 2017

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But whoever has the world’s goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him? John 3:17 FROM OUR LOVED ONES IN AMERICA TO OUR LOVED ONES IN CAMBODIA We arrived back less than two weeks ago and we have been on the […]