Be strong and Courageous

Josh and Beth Paulick on June 6, 2017

    Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”  Taking a big step of faith can be scary sometimes, but we know we can trust God and He will be with us wherever we go.  Beth has been listening to a cd she got for Christmas by Hillary Scott “Love Remains,”  specifically the song “Untitled Hymn, (Come to Jesus).”  There is a verse in there that says, “And like a newborn baby, don’t be afraid to crawl, and remember when you walk sometimes we fall, so Fall on Jesus…”  We are getting ready to “Fall on Jesus.”  
    We have some big changes coming!  We are moving back to Dayton in August for Elijah (kindergarten) and Avery (preschool) to hopefully start school at Dayton Christian School this fall.  We will be closer to family and our sending church, Washington Heights Baptist Church.  Josh is going to continue working in Cambridge until the end of September.  After that, we will going full-time support raising with ABWE.  We have applied to language school in France for January 2018, so we are trusting that we will get in and that we will be at 100% of our monthly support to get final clearance to leave at the end of December.  We are still trying to sell our house in Dayton and if it sells by July, we will get an apartment until January.  If it has not sold, we will move back into it and continue praying it sells before January.  We are currently trying to get our house in Cambridge ready to put on the market as well, which is no small feat with 3 small children.  While we are excited to be moving forward, we are also sad to be leaving and will miss our friends and church in Cambridge.
    Over the last month we had two church presentations and we were really encouraged by those visits. One of the churches after we finished speaking the pastor got up and announced that he and a friend are going to Togo in August and will be visiting both ABWE hospitals. He said he didn’t realize that we were going to Mango until he pulled out our packet to prepare for us arriving. It’s is amazing the connections that the Lord draws!
    We are also working on getting our assignments that need to be completed before our training this July. We are at 67% now of our monthly support raised!!  Our goal is to get to 70% by June 15th.  This would be 6 more puzzle pieces (each puzzle piece is $25 of our monthly support).  We are so excited to see how God is moving!  If you are interested in hearing more about our ministry and partnering with us, just let us know!

67 percent 67% of our monthly support!

Prayer and Praises
1.)  Please pray we can get both houses sold quickly.
2.) Praise we are up to 67% funded!  
3.) Please pray for us as we have quite a bit to get done in the next couple of months.
4.) Praise we have an apartment secured in Dayton as long as our house sells.