JUNE 12 UPDATE FROM GIFFORDS:
Dear supporters, friends and family members,
Thank you all so much for your prayers and support. As of May we surpassed our minimum support goal! We are at 91% of our total support amount. June's giving may just get us to 100%. That would be a first for us. Thank you all again.
As most of you know, this was a big month for us as a family: Daniel graduated from TEC college in Mexico City, and Alexandra made profession of faith and graduated from Unity Christian High School in Michigan. Daniel and I went to NYC for a few days to celebrate his graduation and have some father-son time. Alexandra preferred to come home to Mexico City for a month, and is with us here now. Thank you for keeping our family in your prayers.
May/early June was also a month for ministry, too, of course. Blanca's youth club, kids club and music classes are making an impact in the lives of youngsters in the neighborhood of our church. I finished my seminary classes for the semester and yesterday we had the joy of attending the graduation ceremony. I am now teaching the book of Revelation to a group of eight InterVarsity leaders in my office each Tuesday. We hosted Charles Telfer, a professor from Westminster California, in our home for two weeks as he taught an intensive Masters course at our seminary. And as Mexico team leader my travels for performance reviews was safe and smooth, and I hope to put the finishing touches on all the reviews this week.
For photos of our kids' graduations, the seminary graduation, and sightseeing in New York, see here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giffmex/albums.
We never forget what a privilege it is to serve Jesus Christ here in Mexico City, and we are conscious of the sacrifices of so many to make it possible for us to be here.
Blessings to each of you in Christ Jesus,
Dave and Blanca Gifford
Christian Reformed World Missions, Mexico City
Resonate Global Mission
Engaging People. Embracing Christ.
A Ministry of the Christian Reformed Church