viki rife - mexico crisis relief

Viki Rife, Executive Director of Women of Grace USA, will be joining the Crisis Mitigation Team deploying to Mexico City to provide Tauma Care and Training. The first $1,000 will be used to cover her airfare. (The first $250 donated will be matched).Gifts above this will go to Encompass Crisis Relief to meet the needs of the team outlined below.

They need help deploying this Int'l team.

This project needs $10,000 of support:

$5,000 for immediate relief supplies for earthquake victims

$3,000 for airline tickets for 3 Latin American team members

$2,000 team's travel/food in Mexico City (lodging is free in homes of Encompass staff and other friends in Mexico City)

Amy shirk

Fun Facts

- I was born in Kansas

- My childhood dream was to be a race car driver

- My pets are a Yorkie named TJ and a dwarf hamster named Snowflake

Favorite Verse

Psalm 40:1-2 (NIV)

"I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand."

Prayer Requests

- Pray that God opens doors for Amy as she pursues further training in working with victims of trauma and abuse.

- Pray for wisdom as she investigates where to pursue her master's in Counseling.

Special Project

I have an ongoing opportunity to minister to women who are struggling with the aftermath of sexual abuse, but it involves a good amount of traveling. Any gifts to help with travel expenses so I can use my passion for ministering to others in this way would be much appreciated. Click here to give.

jacquie jensen

Fun Facts

- I lived for five years in a log cabin that my husband Doug built that had no electricity or running water.

- When my grandson asked me what my super-power was, I answered, "I have kisses that you can't wipe off!" I am Super-Nana.

- I detest purses in airport malls priced higher than our African students' annual wage.

Favorite Verse

I read Isaiah 40:11 (NIV) this morning marvelling at God's tender love for women and children: "He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young."

Prayer Requests

- That the winds of change would be strong here - that the gospel would gain a foothold in those chained down with fear of ancestor-spirits, curses, death and animism.

- That the power of the gospel would overturn empty religions that mask people's need for Jesus.

- That we would be Spirit-guided in the use of our time and energy.

- That we would by fully dependent o God when making decisions.

-That our students and their families would remain healthy - physically, emotionally, spiritually, mentally - and that their marriages would be models of the joy of godly faithfulness.

- That the Cameroon Grace Brethren Church would gain government recognition.

- That these new pastors will be impactful in spite of their youthfulness as they take their places in churches.

- For revival among African youth, that they would find hope-true hope in Jesus.

Special Project

Cameroon Bible Institute Click here to donate.