“Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:” Matthew 7:24 (KJV)
These last six weeks have been exciting! The construction of Faith Bible Church is well underway! After almost 3 years of securing signatures for the purchased property and procuring a building permit along with other needed documents, we have started construction on our new church building.
Our property looks, feels, and sounds like the combination of a steel plant and a brick makng factory. Sand piles! Stacks of cement bags! The grinding of saws, the pounding of hammers, and the banging of steel! Loads of various activities! Everything is fabricated in our backyard and then carried to the church property site.
It is quite fun! We are enjoy hearing their Tagalog and Agutaynen language and enjoy seeing the interactions of the men. The workers are quite friendly and respectful. We are honored to be a small part of their “family” and community when they address us as “Grandpa and Grandma”!
We would appreciate your prayers for safety for the workers. All the work is done by hand in the scorching heat! During weekdays, we have 10-12 men working daily. Also, we would appreciate your prayers for Darryl and Stephen as they supervise the work, buy supplies, and make decisions on constructing a strong and stable structure.
Excavating a footing.
Concrete rebar has been placed…mixing concrete for the footing.
We pray you will be blessed by seeing how the Lord is working through your prayers and your financial support to build His church among the Agutaynens…not only the building but through their hearts. We are sincerely thankful for your involvement and partnership in His ministry through us! We send our deepest gratitude from our hearts.