February 2011 Update

Renos in Brazil
Dear Praying Friends,

“For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy work:  I will triumph in the works of thy hands.”  Psalm 92:4  With glad hearts, we share with you what the Lord has done here this month:

1.  January 10-14 we were able to have VBS for children at the church and at the school where we meet on Sunday afternoons.  There were twelve of us working together, seven in one location and five in the other .  Of the twelve of us, five were in final exams that week, others were fighting bad colds and one was recovering from a hip replacement in November.  Highlights from the week include:  perseverance of the workers and more being involved in teaching and leadership,  teaching  five lessons on salvation and the story of Pilgrim’s Progress to children we had never reached before, and finishing the week with 22 in attendance at the school and 92 at the church.

2. January 24-28 we had 17 teens in teen day camp.  We are so thankful for excellent participation from the teens.  Everyone said at least one Bible memory verse each day and six of the teens said all fifteen verses for the week.  Please continue to pray with us for the salvation of many of our teens.

3. We heard back from four of the women in prison in Fortaleza.  Stefani and Camile are from South Africa and would like to do Bible studies in English.  Ronise and Dulce are from Cape Verde and have requested Bible lessons in Portuguese.  Please pray for them as well as for Robynn as she would greatly like to visit these ladies in the near future.
4. We  received 200 more devotionals and are looking forward to giving them out in various places around town this month.
5. Robynn and Hannah passed their test for a motorcycle license.  The Lord has graciously provided the money for a scooter, and they are hoping to buy one this month.
6. Praise the Lord, Roberto  continues to enjoy good health and was a pleasant baby through VBS for children and Teen Day Camp.  His parents were very involved and worked hard both weeks, and he dealt well with the busy schedule:)

One special prayer request we would like to leave with you is for Fernanda’s health.  The last day of teen day camp she had a very bad headache, body ache and fever.  Saturday we took her to our hospital and they checked her for dengue fever.  That test came back negative, but she is still very sick.  Please pray for her recovery!

Love in Him,
The Renos  in Brazil

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