Dates to Remember
Peru Visa Decision
March 24: Commissioning Service
More details below
Date: February 25
Problem: In July
2011 Peru's president decided to change Peru's religious visa
policies. The new law went into effect January 18, 2013. BMM Peru
submitted paperwork to retain our current visa. We will find out if
our application was accepted on Feb. 25. We will learn what effect
this might have on future ministry plans at that time.
More Information: go to
our website to see our January
updates. They are found under the Ministry Information menu.
Date: Sunday, March 25,
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: Calvary Baptist,
Who Is Invited: You!
Anyone is welcome to join our church family for this night when our
church formally commissions us to serve in Peru. Please come if you
81% and Growing!
Since January 1 God had provided four
new churches and four new individuals to partner with us (an 11.5% increase). We are so thankful for these partnerships that
God continues to grow. By God's grace we should complete our
deputation in the coming months and move on to the next step of our
journey: language school!
Leaving for Language School
We are moving steadily towards leaving for language
school. For the past months we have prayed that God would allow us
to leave for school in Costa Rica in May. We are close to the 85%
support goal we need to commit to school. We praise God for the
Over the past weeks we have continued to pray for
God's leading and have decided that it is best for us to leave
later in the year. This
means that we will leave for language school in July or August of
this year. This plan is
contingent on God providing the rest of our needed funds. We expect
that God will provide for our financial needs and continue to
prepare us for leaving.
Please pray with us as we prepare to leave.
that God provides the rest of our support. We are praying for five more
churches or individuals to join us by the end of March. If you
would like to partner with us financially, click here.
- Pray for
wisdom as we determine what belongings need to go with us and the best way to transport them to Peru.
that we get our documents (passports and visas, primarily),
medical exams, and other details arranged in a timely manner.
that Caleb will finish his ThM thesis and successfully defend
it by May.
- Pray for
our kids as they continue to understand what moving overseas
entails (for example, moving away from family, friends, and
Over the next eight weeks we have meetings in
Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Iowa. We have lots of
driving and good opportunities to share God's work in Peru with
potential and current financial supporters. Pray for safety,
strength, and health. And pray that God will work in the hearts of
those to whom we minister.
A Heartfelt Valentine's Day Thank You
Your financial gifts and prayers are wonderful
blessing and encouragement to us. Thank you for your vital part in
our ministry. God is faithful every day and we trust in His care
and provision. We are praying for you and your ministry.
Until all have heard,
Caleb, Ecko, Joe, Jack, Isabel, and Isaac Stein