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FoxTrot

Chasing Foxes

The wise man Solomon spoke of the little foxes that spoil the vineyards. These are little habits, little thoughts, little indiscretions, or little lies that lead us away from complete obedience to Jesus, the vine, God’s Word. . . Families are weak, churches are weak, and our nation is weak because we have not individually chased away enough little foxes that gnaw at our faith in God’s Word speaking to . . .

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Work, Watch, Wait

The linked video testimony prepared by two Ivorian CHE trainers will be shared in a CCIH forum on November 10. Despite short notice and difficult political circumstances, they succeeded in reporting about an initiative they started with Ivorian CHE workers during COVID. We hope this video report gives you a great reason to rejoice! Verlin learned some YouTube tools to edit the video report so it can be watched with closed captioning in English or French.

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Give Me A “V”

Praise the Lord with us for the many Ivorians who, despite COVID-19, increase their efforts to share abundant life in Christ, without retreat. The CHE workers with whom we interact by phone have seized the pandemic crisis to evangelize, train, and equip more people than ever.

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No Retreat

William Borden was born into a millionaire family in the late 1800s but renounced his privileged lifestyle to choose the life of a missionary. His parents sent him on a worldwide vacation after high school graduation and before he entered Yale. On the trip, Bill’s heart was touched by the needs of the world without Christ. Later . . .

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Delight n Duty

Sometimes the good we need to accomplish is hindered because we fail to make the process a pleasant experience. When we make what is duty delightful, our commitment becomes easier to fulfill. We may even find others who want to join us. Learn to equip the willing to make the process of reconciling the world to Christ a more pleasant experience.

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Does God Propose?

The last three months have amusingly let echo in our lives an expression passed among Ivorian believers. “Man proposes but God disposes” (Proverbs 19:21 TLB; Thomas a Kempis, Homo proponit, sed Deus disponit, from Of the Imitation of Christ). Reviewing our last quarterly and the weekly editions that followed, we know a virus changed the plans of millions of people even more than for us.

In February, we rushed preparations to renew contact with ministry partners in MI, ID, IL, OH, NC, FL, MO, and TN. As COVID-19 reactions struck and

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Feasting CRISIS

We sense peace and stability when food in the house suffices to feed the family. Birds sense the same, too! Similarly, pandemic experiences drive home to Ivorians that churches using Community Health Evangelism (CHE) and Discovery Bible Studies (DBS) disseminate truth in culture more effectively. The peace and stability of Shalom reign in real life.

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