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Time Zones, State Lines, and Deep Friendships

Thank you so much to those who have been praying for us the past month! It has been great to be asked how things are going and to know that there are people out there who are thinking and praying for us daily. We have needed it as this past month has been filled with travel and some crazy experiences. We do have a very important request that you can be praying for at the end in this update. Well, right before the beginning of September, we were able to celebrate Ximena’s... Read More
Posted by Richard Roseland at Sunday, October 7, 2018
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The End of Summer

Summer is over! It is really sad to see it go, as we had some really beautiful times as a family, but all good things must come to an end. We are still trying to hold onto the hot weather for as long as we can!!! (Although not holding onto it as tight as these girls were the frogs...don't worry, no frogs were harmed!) Two of the coolest things that happen every year at the beginning of July are the 4 th and Santiago’s birthday. Usually, we are either out of the country or... Read More
Posted by Richard Roseland at Friday, September 7, 2018
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Rest in the Midst of Chaos

These past few months have been a little bit chaotic, which might be the reason that this update has been so long in the making! But we are beginning to learn a major lesson in our lives, which we want to share with you guys through events that have happened these past few weeks.  One of the biggest events of the year for Richard was the planning and execution of the Orphanos Training Retreat in Dallas, TX. It is an event where we have our missionaries from all over the globe come... Read More
Posted by Richard Roseland at Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Orphanos Retreat

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at Monday, July 9, 2018
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Ministry & Adventures in Kyrgyzstan

Tim and his wife are Orphanos partners living and serving youth and families in Kyrgyzstan through various avenues. Tim and his team just finished their first big project with their special needs ministry. They took 73 kids and volunteers to a horse ranch, where the kids did therapy horseback riding. They also had carnival games, quad bikes and a magic show (Tim was the magician.) The kids had a great time, but the biggest positive is that they received great feedback from the... Read More
at Monday, July 9, 2018
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PVI's 11 Years of Ministry

It was a dark night eleven years ago when we arrived from South Africa.  Zimbabwe was quiet, most people were asleep.  All we had was an address.  Searching a dark street in Zimbabwe, we found the home of Pastor Bonface and his wife Tabitha. This couple are the founders of the  Youth with a Vision  ministry and the  Sending Church  which meets in a school classroom in a dusty suburb of Harare.   We ate a simple welcoming meal and got down to... Read More
at Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Strawberry Picking in Korea

  In Korea, schools celebrate their anniversary by giving the children a school holiday!  This April our partner  Isaac Children’s Home  celebrated their elementary school anniversary. For a fun “day-off” activity, the ICH volunteers took the kids on a field trip to a strawberry farm.  Wow what a day it was!     Staff were initially worried students would become uncomfortable picking the strawberries.  These are... Read More
at Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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TBRI's Immediate Impact:Two Levels

Dear Friends of Global Orphan Care, I’ve just returned from two intense months in Russia and Mexico, capping off a long seven-month period of extensive travel and training. I’m tired. Now it’s good to sit back and reflect. Has all this flurry of activity actually accomplished anything?  I am moved to consider looking at this question from several angles. Orphans Impacted More than 200 orphans in Russia and 400 orphans in Mexico directly impacted by my... Read More
Posted by Wayne Sneed at Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Kids, River Crossings, Portuguese, Braids, Deep Conversations, and My Hero!

Well, this update is going to be mainly centered around my trip to South America this past month, although I have a dedication at the end of the update. So after travelling to Peru (last update), I headed to Ecuador!   A big part of this trip was getting to spend time as a family. I hadn’t been able to see some of my kids who are from Ecuador in over 2 years, so it was so great to be able to meet up. I first went down to the coast of Ecuador to spend a few days with... Read More
Posted by Richard Roseland at Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Holdin' Down the Fort

This past month has gone from one extreme of having lots of family around to now just being by myself with the kids, but let me tell you a little bit about the highs, lows, and in-betweens.    I know that we have shared in the past about Peyton and Austin, but we love both of those boys so much. We really enjoy being able to share a deep love for missions and learning about a global God together, so we try to spend as much time with them as we can.  First, we are... Read More
Posted by Richard Roseland at Monday, April 9, 2018
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