Alan & Cheri Shea (Liberia)

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Praise that Alan’s work on a new water cooling system which needs to be installed at the radio studio is on track for its opening in November. Pray for him as he works on the studio in the midst of stress from other constant demands on his time. Praise that Alan has also supervised installation of security cameras at the new ELWA Hospital, whose footage recently disproved a high-profile claim against the hospital. Praise also for a short-term missionary who arrived recently to help with IT and computer work. Pray for ministry opportunities that may be opening for Cheri, besides home-schooling which is going great.

Ebola

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Gene & Amanda Brooks (Appointees/Liberia)

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Praise that the Brookses’ call to train Kingdom leaders in Liberia has grown stronger through a difficult summer that included ankle surgery for Gene. Pray for on-going healing for him. Praise that God has provided 87% of their one-time departure fund and 35% of monthly support, but pray for the remaining funds. Pray also for new opportunities to present their ministry vision and desire to leave for Liberia in the summer of 2017. Praise that Gene has been helping serve needy people and preaching locally, and that Amanda is having a good home school year, and recently had opportunity to take Bible-based Trauma Healing Training.

Alan & Cheri Shea (Liberia)

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Praise for the enormous amount of work that has been done to provide electricity and water for the new hospital built by Samaritan’s Purse. Praise also for Alan’s work supervising local contractors installing security cameras and telephones as well as directing ELWA electricians in preparation for the move to the new facility, which occurred on Tuesday. Pray for all the logistics involved in the move of both equipment and patients. And pray for Alan as he responds to needs during this critical week of transition.

Steve & Carol Kejr (Liberia)

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Praise for the dedication October 22 of the new ELWA (Eternal Love Winning Africa) Hospital provided through Samaritan’s Purse (SP). Praise for the rejoicing when the Liberian president cut the ribbon, followed by the SP representative handing over the keys to Dr. Jerry Brown and David Writebol of SIM-ELWA. Praise also for the staff God is providing, and pray for the transition into the new facilities. Praise as well that the last electrical equipment arrived and is installed. Praise that the Kejrs had the opportunity to attend a “Pastors to Missionaries” conference to connect with many organizations that God is using for member care.

$5m Elwa Hospital a New Era for Liberian Healthcare

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by John Stuart 24 October 2016 Dr. John Fankhauser looks out over the tropical, 130-acre Eternal Love Winning All (ELWA) campus in Monrovia, Liberia. On one side of the street. the ELWA Hospital Executive Director sees the past – the old ELWA Hospital that was erected by SIM in 1965 to meet the medical needs of the local people. Since the old hospital opened, nearly 2.7 million people have flowed through the facility, receiving quality care in a country with one of the worst patient-doctor ratios in the world. Through multiple civil wars and most recently the Ebola epidemic, ELWA Hospital has remained true to its vision to “…glorify God by ministering to the whole person – the spirit, the soul and the body…” But after 51 years, the hospital facilities were tired and outdated. Fortunately, on the other side of the street lies the future of ELWA healthcare – … Read More

John Mark & Sara Sheppard (Liberia)

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Praise that the book of Genesis has been recorded and many positive comments have been received about it, including “There’s a lot I could learn from this book. Please give me a copy of this on my phone.” Pray that the people involved in the recording project would come to know Jesus. Pray that God would use the recordings being produced to draw the Manya people to Himself. Pray for more missionaries and local believers to reach out to the Manya people.

Alan & Cheri Shea (Liberia)

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Praise that Alan and the water team installed two water containers sent last June, and he has since added a third, plus water and electric meters, providing the ELWA (Eternal Love Winning Africa) campus (hospital, clinic, radio, academy and over 60 residences) with a strong, steady water supply. Pray for the ELWA staff, which is now taking over daily operation. Praise also that the 50-year-old, 350-foot radio tower does not need to be replaced yet. Pray for safety for the men who will repair the rust-damaged areas. Praise as well that the generators are working well. Pray that the equipment that has arrived for connecting the new hospital to the ELWA power system will be installed without complications.