https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/personal.html?cities=245,400,110
RSS

March 2015 Update

28 Mar
March 2015 Update

Dear Ministry Partners,

Another trimester has come to an end. It’s hard to believe that time can go by so quickly. I once heard someone say that time seems to go by as fast as we are old, so that at age 10, time seems to move at 10 miles per hour; and at age 50, it seems to move at 50 miles per hour. That really seems to be true.

Classes went well this month. My students are improving, step by step. I have some new things to try during the next trimester for both levels of students. I’m looking forward to seeing what works well. My goal is to arrive at a curriculum that a non-native English speaker could teach without an on-site native speaker and get good results. With today’s technology, I think we can do that. Earlier this month, I received all the materials for a curriculum that was successfully implemented in Brazil by a team of native and non-native English speakers. I’m hoping to be able to make that the foundation of our curriculum and integrate into it a few of the things we’ve been doing.

We had a group of visitors from San Antonio here for a few days this month. It was great to see Paula and Mike again, and to meet Todd, Nathan, and Wade (sure hope I got those names right)! It was the first time I heard Mike’s story as he preached at the IMC on March 8. The sound of the “asherah poles” breaking around the room was pretty cool as people decided that even though their asherah poles may have shaped their past, they would not shape their future as they live their new life in Christ.

The highlight of the month, though, came two weeks later, as 11 more people, including one of my students, were baptized at the water park. It was a wonderful afternoon!

Choosing to break the asherah pole and live his new life in Christ

Choosing to break the asherah pole and live his new life in Christ

Praying for the baptismal candidates

Praying for the baptismal candidates

Marlon

Marlon being baptized

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am currently packing and tying up loose ends here in preparation for spending April and most of May in the U.S. Please pray for a restful and renewing time for me. If you want to get together and you’ll be in the San Antonio area between April 26 and May 16, send me an email or Facebook message. I’d love to see as many of you as I can!

Thank you so much for your continuing support. Please remember my students, the people of Honduras, and me in your prayers.

If you shop online, please be sure to use the links on my website to support my ministry through your Amazon.com and ChristianBook.com purchases. Both sites pay me a small referral fee for purchases made through my links. It doesn’t cost you anything extra.

Also, if you would like to partner with me financially, read “Become a Ministry Partner” to get the details on how to make a deductible or non-deductible gift to help pay for my monthly expenses.

With love from Honduras,

Star

The Lord replies, “I have seen violence done to the helpless, and I have heard the groans of the poor. Now I will rise up to rescue them, as they have longed for me to do.” -Psalm 12:5

 
Leave a comment

Posted by on March 28, 2015 in Honduras, Prayer Requests, Updates

 

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links on this site are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate
commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the
Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
Star Ferdinand is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn
advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.