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A Picture of Courage

The

uncertainties

of farming

where

terrorist

activities are

heavy had brought

about the decision. The truck was^ loaded with the household

furniture and the other

goods,

personal

items,

things accumulated during

the years of living in one place.

The husband

was driving

the

truck.

Behind him came his

family

family car also loaded with odds and ends for

the move to karoi.

They

were driving - the

As

they pulled out of their driveway onto

the

farm

rifle fire came from the side of the road.

had fired

on

the car.

All of them were hit

They had let immediately.

road,

it happened.

Automatic

the

truck pass

unmolested and

the wife was shot in

Jenny,

the face

knocking most of her

teeth out and causing a

hole

in her cheek.

Sarena,

12 year old daughter,

was

shot in

the foot.

Loftus,

the boy,

younger than Sarena,

the

was

shot

through

the

leg.

The

Car

noise of the firing continued as

left

the

the road and landed

in

the

ditch.

The

terrorists began to close in

to finish

unbearable

the job of

destruction

they had

started.

Sarena picked

the

She emptied

up

the attack.

small

the gun in

caliber pistor

a

short

and began

The

time.

in

terrorists

firing

the direction of

heard

the return

fire and stopped their attack.

They became afraid

and all

ran away in a panic,

leav

ing behind much of their supplies.

Jenny spent

several

weeks

in

the hospital

Her

of

recovering from her wounds.

shut from

the

When

we

to

first met her, she did not talk much.

her face.

After listening

to

a

. tape

jaw was frozen

a

sermon

from

the devastation

book of James,

she said,

"Everybody has

trouble with their tongue,

even me.

Here I

am with half of my tongue

shot away and still

it is naughty

Jenny

Versfeld

is now in the Salisbury Hospital undergoing plastic surgery.

She

mixes freely

with the wounded soldiers giving them inspiration

in her specialized

ministry since

to carry on.

She feels

being a

quite unhindered

beautiful young thing that would cause the boys to be ill at ease.

she is not

bothered by

But she became up

set one day and was giving her doctor a lot of lip,

until

they

persuaded her

to

have a

pedicure

to lift her spirits.

Now she says she has

a

broken face,

a

scarred body, but

the most beautiful

in Rhodesia.

Could you spare a

feet in

She attends

picture of courage

the Karoi Christian Fellowship Church whenever she is

Versfeld is

the hospital.

Jenny

a

few minutes

today

to pray for

Jenny?

here

able.

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Bible Studies

Since travel out in

the farming areas is limited to daytime, we find that

it

is

difficult to contact new people and to visit

area Bible Studies

them at

the farms.

So we have encouraged

those living in

where we could meet new people who are invited by

the immediate vicinity. This has proven to he an effective method of spreading God's Word. On Monday nights we will have the Bible Study in the Village of Karoi, usually

meeting at the

Dan O'Connor's home.

We average between

8 and

14

in attendance.

We

are studying through

the Book of Ist Corinthians.

Then on Tuesday night

we go

to

the

Tengwe Farming Area

to a new study where we

are going through the first 11 chapters

organized this study was attending the Monday night study in Karoi.

of the

Book of Genesis.

The family who has

Now we have

8 who

are meeting in various homes in Tengwe.

our study,

then we all

sleep there until

We meet early

early morning.

in

On Wednesday morning Carolyn's

Women's Bible Study

the evening, is also held

have supper,

do

in the various

homes in Tengwe Area,

bury waiting'Tor

She has an average of 7 who attend.

birth of our baby /

this

time.

While Carolyn is in Salis

the

one of-the women will lead this—study.They

meeting in the

are studying 1st and 2nd Peter at

Then on Thursday morning another newly organized women's study is

Miami Farming Area

become a Christian."

and I am leading

We average

9,

this study in the

doctrinal approach of "How to

with

S

of

the women

having

never been

to the

Church services in Karoi.

I

had never met

them before although I

knew who they were.

A House <jt Last

We have

been

looking

for a house in Karoi

for

the past year and a half.

It had

to be presentable,

and with at least

3 bedroti'ms.

Finally we found it.

The

T.E.A.M,

Mission

here

in

Karoi

have a

house but

no work at

the present

time.

This mission

works mainly with

gerous out there at

the Africans in this time,

the Tribal

they cannot

Trust Lands but since travel is

do

very dan

to

the work.

So

they have allowed us

rent the house.

The rent

is

reasonable comp^ired to houses similar

Join'~}^

in

thanking the Lord for

this house!

in size in Karoi,

The Elections in April

There is

an all

out effort

being made here in Rhodesia

to make the April

. elec

tions valid.

A great deal

of planning has gone into

this effort.

The African

people

are being educated as

much

as possible

as

to the

meaning of

the election, and being

encouraged by

the African leaders in

the Transitional Government to vote.

Their safe

ty

is

being given primary consideration.

Every able

Asian man from

the

age of 18

to

60

is

being called

bodied

into duty

European,

Coloured

and

to protect the villagers

from intimidation

during the time

of the elections.

According to

a

new law,

J

too

must go

and register for duty.

In my age bracket, local work,

not very difficult will

be required,

or prosecution can be expected.

A(.tsr^the_^elections,

the new

name of

Rhodesia

will

be

Zimbetbwe-Rhodesia,

Praise the Lord for His Gift

All

David

Thomas

is

well.

DeLaughter,

born April

5,

1979

at

3:40 P.M.,

weighing

7

lbs

5

oz.

Billy's School Hcis Sports Day

Billy was a

participant in a sports day

recently held at his

Primary School in

Competition is not in his

Karoi.

make up.

Billy is known at the school as a happy little boy.

yet he came

fourth in one of the races and won a point for his team.

His

His team came within

team mate came in

two points of being first.

first so he was happy about the whole thing.

Better luck next time Billy.

Africa

Gleanings

(

May 5,

William and MrSo Carolyn De

Laughter,

Rhodesia,

PoO.

Box 61,

Kardi,

Africa announced the

arrival

of

their

second

son:

Thomas DeLaughter on April

5,

David

1979

79 WEM)

in Salisbury, Eliode|sia, Africa,

"Billy" born October 10,

the

joy v/ith his

parents.

baby x^^eighed

seven pounds

1972 shares

The

and

new

five

ounceso

Congratg.lctions! !

Their forwarding

Africa Mission,

agents

are:

Ken and I'trso

Central

Joyce

Haskett,

TTJ

PoOo

Box 193,

Crovm Point,

C.C.7

nr^hn

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3-72-

j(IN.2 8»79

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la Obyist^

3^ 63.

Bhedvftia^ Afrioft toep 3979

Hie^e

is

ab<7ut

Vi^ fea,ve

thd Csspal ef JTss^ ChTltft^

Vdsn plating this Gdv^S.

(Mta uRseen

ia ths

JR ^f£e tfcsartfl o# ^:i^7 pscple hcare ta Ka?^4p SlabaWe-'

^6{2sBiao

it Jitfd b^sn

Siit ws gfLald ri-sij 800 ax^

fcailMing a fercrad

sos2r.ini'&yo

ReesSS^i^ ^«!i^ Jiava feeeiR afcle to dettet

has

&a?&R gaing gSo

SibS^ St^idias iave bssaa iB^3?easiijsij

^re®lt* W

^

la the 2iuiabcsrs attT^i^irtg uatil

peopls fartja God*» Vij>'du

The atteia^ooce at the Cbereh

ser^icss fcar^ ais^

2j3w alvOTfi 3^<s

"Hi?*

iu«rGa«i.ag

easis fiippc05.tic!S.o

the al9«mge ifr

first of all, let Ko ttfU

atijat tiie Bible

Studies o

%G laeth&i of t?ia<5hii^ that I tise here nrl^t

B55a very tlesieata; ,:*o

Eesh veefi we rmd a ehaptef in 'dse

took of tlse BitXd c ^ossn fer the atudy^ axd an»w^ IS

cimpls ciu.e£ifddriSc

differs^t kiisclso

ts true

cr fajlse -

'-«3fis questxotsc are di'sridod into /^.

The

la Bhcrft

lijid the third

je yea or oo

-

*

the eESouA

th»

fwrih is a eiiaaip^, up of 1) the mia theaie 2)th« Jt€y

v&Ts^ aiiS 3) «h5it» Ot d. fan leam fmi this chapter^

'iTds

doea Bt^jDulat^e

wfficte iE tho hfc&H

this fflanriss^

and aharingo

TIiq Hely Spf.rit

/liSR C-od^a Mord Is react and stcsd-^ed ifi

It is ths I<^xd who attracts peoplsg ey

p9rsona31ty is iti t^iieJbaokgrsnni^cr

So tUs ^Stfth is firtoi

the Ij?}rd WQridngo

S5j2-ti3 vs attrai;

bsw poopia fr-oa tha-V-U2age of K^l

and ths curr^sundijig ar5» almost e^e.?'y wrnsko

The Bible

Studiaa eari^ as a vk^-oB ef fo^saing ttis Stosh attsndam-So

But

n£V'i:r try te pix^h anycntf Into attaining cur Chareh

etsrelceso

frOKf 07sry other Gjjsreh in town have non&c

ec5se u'hea they var>.'« to Ji<^as^o

And .ioa©

Now. that fcxiisgs oppasitlono

We hare aotleed the

siinietsrs of the othf:i5.'' Churahsa Ztjatshir^ ss more

cars arrive at oar sorviees^,

i^ra

I am suT'.e that this fepings

fnistratioUo

®0 iloins hare accus&d v.s of mipp^.-lng th®

Th^,s aoaldi net ba fijrthssr frraa

terrorists la thi^^ vjaj?o

the tyiathf

S5 we psay for thsmo

We ^mM liks to ask ytas

P?ay

to iacTiida fhm in jr^iir pmysru as yoi pzay fcr uso

that ssl^-R viXi Slot bo

to ucij tb^ to disrupt asd

dividSo

Oar Strength Xa la Hia^

./

JUN. 2 B 197S

^

li«ftr Prajper

Itt our lae^

Xn Ohsrls^j;

-we spd:^

werlic har^ afc Kas?oi GhrifJtian

toe hi

1979

opposililen to the

Cbuipcho

Hils o^^sit&oB

h&R sffecfeed ms? wospk h^es-e In a \s&f t.3?at ps©pl« did mt infceudo

Th^, anecdftttfia fS^gigrss for hme vilX pjtiov vbot t neanj

Jur^a

3

toe 3.0

Jwna 17

•Juue

2^1.

40

S7

30

49

Thea eame July Isto

Wa had iuvitc^ r-ale >&3^haU ^

em&

and preaeh for ttSj, end to s^ay

a fellovehip ditmt a%

hottflSo

We wanted fes bave a Tm^rd atteisdans^ vh«Q h®

caoeo

But vhen wa had 49 m

record att^ndas^^ a wspk ah^d of tiae^

workliig in th« heart;© c-:?

filled all of th® sthairs asad had a

vta

m wasd^ed

But th« lord ia

^;ay l*.t ^saafs^ ws

4h@

children Kitting

on the f^or in the ba^k«

Whsst we ccnmt^p w® had 69 here

for the Ber-d.«5fc^ and js^s-s thaii 40 ®am-e

ev.y hasse fos'

the Braai Cfcarb^ga©} o Plasjae p?als§ G^d in yr^js." pray^afiS

for this vorico

A3ong with 4cys> thei'f

to

a ywswg

flsan in wir oongrsgation,- ms d^iag a sail up,3aat veek

he was shot by

hia and both hit hiiHt,

Two Bhcts w®r6 fired at

Cta® vm% tfes^magji bis ^shestg and the

other badly damaged his UH Uso

Prift5ll3a, hie vlfs vas

spending the night with us vlim the ^11

I toek

down to the Casiialty Clearing

and

i^ited for thita

to bring hija inc.

I'hm after tesatm^t^ Xdr:rm th« saitiaUm^

with Ken, hie vife^ his two ehiSdr®ftp and the D«?<«t?>r£. %h^

120 niles to th® hoepit^l Xn ^kHshsg^^

B®th Ksfe asd Pt^lssiilSa

need your prayer „ He io otit of lBt®nsi'(?e Cas?© so

the nendc

%or« ia ooi»e^ for

the baby that she U carrylagc

ti»t

isl^ Joa®

W-^ aijpfeeiats yofi^r baok up by ^lye^

313-

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61

Katm,

2525babf.ie-ilhc<Iesia

13- August,

1979

Family.-

Greetings

oacs

fvori

^

C<xt

5,s alX wsll and liappyo

Carolyn Is gottiug i-jorn doim a b:.t 'v?:.:'/!! a.li cf the? tncciiti^B and rasals at" cur

house r, Zaat vfask -tras paruic^?Jj:;viy lv^;.vaiGa Cr.

Moi-Driig Caroljn bad a

study

for eojiis \^03ien ••'• In the evr^r-ing v» h2d a str.ay v.itli B p^.opls s^-nraral of ttiea had

suppsr ^rith uso

Then on XuescJiy aftf iaocn :-ind cjvcnlng vg had a

braai (bar-'gequa)

and a study for the laat Esiss-icri of xIq Tcn^-.-:-)

are overo IVo of the fariilllc^ z-pirc.% tljs n5.-;iht vrith us vrhiL-a the other f&mlly

atayed T^ith another Church fainily hero i.n Karoi,. VJednssday moi-ning I had a

study cut in the Mii'.mi Fat-ain:;:

study until school holidays

'dth G prc.'::::irCo Thursday at 2 p^ao the school

play was bsin^^ put on aiid rally vc Yzd to tiO. Sc two fanilies spent the night

againo I vas not

£:t \ioae hcv;z-^ov. 1

Diit at aiioth^^r Study and since it

was

on a farm?; had

very sick so I

to stay the algb!:. o

Vhen 1 eaKa hoi:m earily on Fridayj, a

baby vas

took her and hsr u;othor the IcO miLss to Salisbury to the Hospitals

She was adicitted to hospital and ouce a^^in 1 spent a night away froa homso

Satturday aftornoon I c-rrivod hci'^e., t\:z f&4uiji.c.-E caTr.a to see the snhool play that

was on again that ni^;ht., and spent f!}e -iilght v:;lth U3c I took pictures of the school pj^y and i^ill supply copi^a to thcss who liant thowr, at the cost to biQo

then both fasiHes carrie en to Oimrch on Sunday oioraiag and carae for dinner on

Cb

Sunday as well

Bible Study vith the -rcci-en. at our hcvis-s c.nd I a.n trying to get things ready for

So then this mcniinii the neck starts out vith Garolya again in

the Study toiiight thst I vlLl

;;'lu3 xn-its a

Isttc^r or tw-Or,

Today is

the

first tiTia in alinost tiro -ii:zk3 that I vill

any tine in this officeo

So as you can ses. we aro keeping raths:^ hucy,,

liith School holidays coming

up nex-t veeic (thoy V7ill la^t about a nionth) ve licps to catoh up on a few things.

But '"Jintil

hims on,,

^,

The Chui'ch eerviccss here in ICaroi h8,ve aversgcd 34 dia-'ing the month of July

and yesterday the attendants V3.a 43^

are sc pleased that the Lord is using

us effectively as

ks

here in His Kingdom o

Carolyn told me this nioruing that

she vcti e;}.joying Little David so muoh«>

He is

just adoz'able and a real personality as you v;ill see one of these daji^o

He sucks three fingers at

munch cn your finger if it

one tlcie^, or tvro^

or just bis thuab^ he vill even

coaxes anywhere ssear his iiiouthc

He can just finish

eating and if you Xat hiiE grab your finger^

chomps down on it^,

it goes jjnto his laouth and he r^lly

this; tijiya.-;

We vill

get

softS

G-'sod thi.ng he

has

uo teeth at

blaok and white pictures again soon and :^t you ses how he has grovzio His bJne eyes vill not show upj but at least it vill bs somsthingo

Billy did very well in his part in the school pXayc

In the story of the

Little Red Ren he •vias tho farmfero He had a speaking t^rt and as I aaidf, he did very wsllo He ms not s% at alXo Tne Siihool Flay used EVERY child la the school which is greats The main parts were oast beautifully and the

Headmaster and his wife i.Tote the script arjd the ausict,

W® are

still Baking tentative pil^ns

for

futlough any time after the first

of the year^ or maybe a yesx frora noi7„ or eayfea even in Ctetober of next yearo

There is isothing settled as yet. when it is- we vill Jjot you knov,^ We hope to be home at least 6 months and perVic-p;? a ^11 year,., but that is to be decided

later as welSo

We appreciate hearing from

you at a?4y ti^e,-,

and vish to thank you for'

keeping us in y^jur prayerThe

Eecujr*ity situation hei-e is

much the

santec

;

•:

'

There vas a report that SSjobabwc-Rhodasia. was invaded from the north during the CoBjaonwealth Coz^trencep vell^ the truth is,;, thx'se groups crossed the

river into this countx-yg but t>s^t ts liappening all of the tijusg there vgie

fioibrlng special abp^tt ti»^^

So all is yeli

vje are safe and happy =

 

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Dear

Friends

in

Christ,

OCT

0

1919,

THE

Box

BILL

61

DELAUGHTSR

FAMILY

Karoi,

Zimbabwe-'Rhodesia

September 1979

AT

THE BREAKFAST TABLE seems

to be

the

only

time

that our family

is

able

to

have

daily devotions.

that God has made, has made—my little

One morning

after

reading from

the Bible about

the beautiful

things

in

Billy spoke up and said,

brother

David."'

The

two

"I know of something beautiful

get

along

very

well

and

when

that God

Billy

is

the rooin,

David

will

not

listen

nor look at

anyone

else.

At

4

months,

David

weighs

about 14 pounds and

is

26h"

long.

He's been sleeping

through

the night since

two

months.

Folks call

him

"Smiley"

because he is

so happy and sweet.

Billy has grown

2"

since January.

He

was

the farmer

in

the

school play

"Little Red Hen."

THE KAROI

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

CHURCH at

their last monthly Men's meeting de~

-j^ided-ta set -u-p a-commi ttee

to .look.-into building ^an.-addi tion

to .an

existing-abolu-tlon.

building.

teaches on

of the

a

This

the

addition

open

has

become

in

go

the

out

the

have

necessary

yard,

because of

the

on

and

Bible School

their

in

the

are

level.

to

at

future

that

Carolyn

porch or

while

the preaching services

taught

one Sunday

will

Lord

it

be

going on.

Ena

DaSilva

least have

of

this

new

All

is now assisting Carolyn with this project.

all ages.

younger children

With

the

to her and are

On

rainy

season,

faith

in

their

there were 20 children of

important

coming of

men

here

roof overhead.

The

country

of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.

 

WE

PLANNED

FOR A RECORD ATTENDANCE on

the first

Sunday

of July,

but

when

people

found

out

that

Ivan

Martin,

fellow

missionary

from

Sinoia

was

to

be

here

the Sunday

before

that,

49

came

to

hear

his

sermon

from

the

Word

and

in

song.

On July 1st when

Dale Marshall,

the man who started

this

congregation,

was

to

be

here,

the people began

to arrive early.

Every

chair was filled,

some of

the

children

were

on

the floor

at

the back with 69 people here.

because of

terrorist activity

When we first

to

a

low of

9,

came

now we average over

to

Karoi

the attendance had dropped

30

every Sunday.

For

this

we

give

PRAISE

TO

THE

LORD.

AFTER STRUGGLING WITH A FULL COMMITMENT to Christ for'the

past 4 years,. Ena

DaSilva decided

to obey this

had

been

christened

as

a

baby

command of Jesus'

and

confirmed

as

as

a

well

as

teenager

gave her llfe-to

Christ in

the way

the -Scriptures command.

the others He taught.

but now as

an

Her husband,

adult,

Mendo,

She

she

is

considering the same thing,

so please pray

for him as he considers

this most important

step.

Working with Internam Affairs,

Mendo commands

the auxiliary

forces

in

this area.

TWO

FARI-IS HAVE

BEEN ATTACKED

Wllcox family

THIS

MONTH north

of Karoi.

3

rockets

I

have

visited

into

In. both

theSr

of these homes.

bedroom.

brought

Though

them

to

The

they

were asleep when

were shot

had not attended Church services anywhere recently,

They are

now coming regularly.

Jean also

this

their knees.

comes

to our

Bible Study held in

this area.

The Jim Barker family

had many mortars fired

at

their

house and

Jim fired

his own back at

them.

Judy

also

comes

to our Bible Study held

close

by.

Please

pray

for

them.

WHEN

THE TERRORISTS

COME into

the farming area

from

the

Tribal

Trust

Lands,

they

pass right through Fred Mitchell's farm.

But we petition your prayers for continued protection for this family who are so

So far

they have not attacked Fred's farm.

faithful

in

the

work

of

the

church.

KEN EVA, A YOUNG FARMER who worships

the^ Police Anto Terrorist

Unit

(P.A.T.U.)

with us,

was

and was shot

on

patrol

while on call-up with

through

the chest and

the leg.

Prlscilla,

his wife,

was

spending

the night

with- us

when

the call

came.

I

drove the

ambulance the 120 miles

into Salisbury.

Ken

and

Is

home from-the

hospital

on crutches.

is

recovering from his bout with death

L.ioiiel,

his son stayed with us while his

daddy'was in hospital. He is in Billy's class at school and one of Billy's best friends. Ken and Prlscilla ask your prayers for their future as Christians and as

.farmers.

WE

NOW HAVE

5

BIBLE STUDIES PER

WEEK

with

an

average

attendance of more

than

20

each'week. We had a high In one week of 40--praise the Lord. Carolyn leads a study for women. Bill leads the rest. The studies are varied, covering from "How To Become a Christian"—1st Corinthians—and we will soon begin a study of the book of Daniel.

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that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God."

"For I determined not to know anything

(1 Corinthians 1:18)

(1 Corinthians 2:2)

"For the preaching of the cross is to them

BILL, CAROLYN, BILLY DeLAUGHTER

among you, save Jesus Christ, and him cruci

Missionaries for Christ in Rhodesia

. Kardi

Crossbeams

C'^ntral Africa Mission

Sinoia •

1979

SEPTEMBER,

AFRICA

fied."

OCT 1 6 19^9

3c^ 61

Karoi.

Sirafcabue Rhodesia

October, 1979

Dear Pmyer f&rtrL&s-Qi

PSraiso tho I^rd for t^ctcrlGS T::cn«

Ken Eva and his uife Priscilia ba\rs

boon teiod yitb their J^i'd Jssus Ghrist in baptism^

^rter stTidyiag for a

long feime^ after rjraying about 5.t Xor s j.cng tirciSj ?.?ter talldiig about It a

long timsg tb©? ni.ds their decision.

Ken is tho young farmer yho

paot

shot

by terrorists so::^© tir;3 ago^ I droi/e the

hospital in SailsbiTiry^ Hie^chest iv'oiind

ic ccssing aloag jr.Qt fino»

^ust

to 'aike him into th®

healed ccapiot^ly azid his leg

I qd.v Ken :-ritb»ut cruteho®

for tho first ti»!i© and even bia canr? vas miDP-iri^ as ha ser-^red coauamion oa

Soci^yo

New Kon and bis yifc c.rn •yltnoGi-ius-

joy in the lord,

to ctiisrs abisat their new-fooud

,

^

Praise ths Lord for tho coiitii\ui";2g oattle .,

Xas, thare ar© others vno ar®

A ycrung vcobh

etruggling to cocc to a kacr^iodEC of the truth about Christ®

in pr&oticis teaching hero iii

Her r^«iA ie BBzb^^a Hilcox.

attend hcroj that thoy tco irill

piliiiis

for baptlsa this ooaing Suxidayo

t-^o havo bson in pra^ for her pareata i^o aJfio

ti^J.a aJj. 5jP.por-ts.Et decision aoono

There are 31 aaaes oa isy persoral prayer list of people vho are interested

euad hflv© talii:«d mth eg about this Eattor^

So the battle ragea in the hearta

of saea and vosoBo

up easily^

Chs.-ist ijlll ^.?in in saiiy of thoa, but Safem vill not givs

He nesd ^ur vrajcTO or. bchail* of tboss

psopl© in Karoio

Bib is Studies aro Iscginninso

X'vfo foiniHes are meeting oa Hcmfiay

nights to G©e ths filsistrips -^isuaii^od Biblo Sttn5.GS^ « one faraiily has Just

at&rtod atte£2ding Karoi Cbristiaii Fsdio'^hip Chiirclij and ths othor family

regularly attonda th© Dutch Ec.fcrricd Church ;il£o hc:i^_^in Sarcio 'Xhey are

keen to know the tru-thj so "vsS arc teaching thc^Ev

-^"islie Hoiiz tays 'that sh^

tfants to bo baptii:9d but ^^?in -^nit for bar husband to stTidy with e® fireto

Charl and Ajneli© Roas are hosting ths Monday Mght st^^dy« as tho search for the tmtho

.prayers

'Ihsy n®ed your

Billy has "tonsils resiovedo

Carolyn atayci vith piliy in SalXsbury for

a ^5©sk aftcir Bi3.?4^ had his tosiisilE r!K!ioved»

fhcy ara hoao now but both the

Aiic; Billy is to stay at

havs bad coJjis«

(looks like

baby> David HioJi'SSs and Caroljn ha"8 bad cdHc^,

boae for another ^'eok to avoid any childz-cn

Billy, ^uflt can®t win this ti!2e)»

But h& is itsproriag sr/ery day and is

eagerly looking for^rd to ths 9fch of Cotobor v^igh hs Hi.ll have a birthday

party for his 7th birtbiday.

He told so this norniag that h© rants his

he can

throat to get bottsr by then so

all of thoas goodies o Carolyn

took hiia to ths Doctor today and ho is doing junt fia©

to the States for fisrlougli^

a reply eaying that ho is intcreff&cd in doing thiSo

W© haTo beer, praviug about scxr.sons to tako our placo a?h5-lo vo rotnmsd

Bob

frc'ia rbz-t3and, Oragon has sent

stre still correaponding

Wo »eo

xiith bin# antswering questions ar.d e^iring hi» infoimtion on the worko

this as an anstjer to ofot prayers^

Hs vill bs abls to coso for 6 montha^

arriving her© in January^^ 1930 and rstordng to tho S-£ates in Jun©gl980o

During that time

hopa "to bo at houiSo

icant to iSpond tiiae vith each on©

There will

Ve seek good health

of our supportins Churches and e~-sn spsalritig to nsw Chnrches©

be aoro iiformtion on this ao the plaus are made more Si^o

Wo

you to contiEue ycur prayors on our bsbalfo

to eontinuoa physical strength to caintsinj spiritual staiaica to inorease

and the

lord^s Will to

be doaci in all things^, He ser^o Him V/ith all that Ue Havo^

y<5

scrv'o Rim With All That We are^

Bill ar<d Carolyn Delau^ti 3il^^ and David 3?hoi&aao

Dear

Friends

in

Christ,

THE

BILL

DELAUGHTER

FAMILY

Box

61

Karoi,

Zimbabwe

December,

1979

Rhodesia

WCH

HAS

HAPPENED SINCE

His blessings down

upon

us

as

OUR lAST REPORT

we

labor

in

His

to

you.

The

vineyard.

Lord

bets

This has

been

sending

become evident

by

the increase in attendance at

the services of the Karoi Christian Fellowship.

Several months ago

lowing lODnth it

Bible School

again and it

ones

was

the average was

set

at

42,

up and

before

and will

27,

the next month it

(1

went

we

up

to

38,

50.

the

The

fol

this month so far

just

waiting for

the rains

have

a

come.

Sunday;

had

building is

the

roofing so

Carolyn

to

work

can

resume

can be finished

time

teaches

them.

the little

The

addi

during Church

soon

dry prace

teach

tion is

a

funds

will

room 20'

be

used

by

in

30'

this

and

will

bui.

jIso serve as a fellowship hall.

No Mission

BIBLE

STUDIES

ALSO

ON

THE

INCREASE,

Not

long ago

we

were

happy

to

have

20

4

f98o

adults in

study

of God's IVord every

week,

this has now reached

30 per

week.

And

the Lord

continues

to bless

us

as

we

study.

We have

seen

Barbara

Wilcox,

Pricilla

Eva

and

her husband

O'Connor come

last report.

to

the

We can

Ken

Eva,

Ria

Edwards,

Lin

Lord

only

and

unite, with

him

Praise

The

iLord.

Ansley,

Felicity Krynauw,

and

Mandy

in

Baptism,

All

of these since our

AFTER

MUCH

PRAYER

we

wrote

a

letter

to

Mr.

in

the

States.

We

were told he might be interested in

taking, o^^place'dur:^g a furlough.

He is

interested in coming,

is better than ours.

but a

He

bit sooner than we expected".''

to arrive

low for

here about

But

tEe^'tbrd's

timing

1980.

this is

plans

very

the first

of February,

thai:

Since our funds have be&n

the past few months,

we feel

God's

answer

to our prayers.

We need

to

return

to 'the States

to

seek additional

.^jiuipport so that we can remain to complete the work*we 'hdve begun.

^l^odesian from Kario,

is studying for the ministry, ifi ^auth Africa,

"Jef^ Ken,^e, a

Church

here supports him heavily,

and he will

finish

his

training in another two years.

He

will

then

come

to

Karoi

ing and self supporting at

place

to

serve.

up

the work so

But

that

until

these

to

take

over

the

When

that

then,

time.

it is vital

goals can be met.

work

and

it

will

become

self sustain

this happens we will

seek

another

that we stay here in Karoi

to

build

Bob Ballard

will

be able

to

stau

gxjjJl

5 months,

so our furlough will only be February

to June, 1980.

Billy

BILLY AND DAVID are

becoming

the best

of friends.

David

than

to anyone else,

Billy is

7 years

old and

David is

get along

and

beams

very

all

well

over

together,

David

is

when

we

return

home.

now able

to

wave

to

us

responds

7

months,

more

yet

to

they

as

we

say

bye-by&

THE

POLITICAL

SITUATION

IN

ZIMBABWE RHODESIA

is

in.

a

state of flux.

Every

day news comes

to

us

from

the

talks in London.

Every day the

hopes of the people

are lifted

up,

then dashed

to

the ground.

Yet,

by every indication,

it will

soon

be over although one war is still

much with us.

O^L^^^^yer is

that a stable gov-'J]

ernment

will

be in

power and

the work will

be allowed

to continue as before.

THE

POTENTIAL

HERS

IN

KAROI

IS

GREAT

personal prayer list of people

to whome I

for

have

the

work

talked

of

the

Lord.

about

the Lord.

I

began

It now

numbers

37.

situation in

Many of

these people are receptive

to

the Gospel

now because of

this country.

As

the

Tribal

Trust Lands have been closed,

to

the

a

the

Lord'^s

work,

the

urban

areas

have opened

up more and

European people

alive

that we see

tremendous potential

Maybe

you

at

to Christ and His Church.

noticed.

were both baptized

recently.

We spoke

about

him in

more.

It is among these-

this

time.

Ken Eva and

Karoi

his wife Priscilla

is coming

our last

report,

.ffe was shot

by

terrorists.

He

feels

that God has spared his. life

for a, purpose.

AS

WE

PREPARE

FOR FURLOUGH,

please

keep

us

in

your prayers.

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