McKinstry E-News … September 2021

“I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Corinthians 1:4, NIV) Thank you for standing with us!    The Apostle Paul declares that missionaries cannot go unless they are sent. THANK YOU for sending us. We could not do this without you. Together, God is using our combined faith sacrifices to make a difference in…

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McKinstry E-News … Summer 2021

“In his name the nations will put their hope.” (Matthew 12:21, NIV) What is an international church?    When we share God’s call on our lives to plant an International Church in Malaga, Spain, so many follow up by asking this question. Historically, an international church meets four basic criteria: 1) primarily English-speaking, 2) ethnically diverse, 3) evangelical/,multi-denominational, and 4) strong…

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McKinstry E-News … Spring 2021

“See, I am doing a new thing!    Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?I am making a way in the wilderness    and streams in the wasteland.”(Isaiah 43:19, NIV) Change is a Part of Life    Change is never easy; that’s the understatement of the year! Sometimes we chose change and sometimes change choses us. Change has…

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McKinstry E-News December 2020

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.” (Luke 2:10, NIV) There’s something coming … something joyful!   The angel announced to the shepherds in the fields that the Messiah had been born in Bethlehem. This Savior will be a source of great joy. Can you imagine it?…

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McKinstrys E-News September 2020

When a MOUNTAIN STANDS BEFORE YOU. “The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth.” (Psalm 97:5, NLT)   We love to stand on top of the mountain. It’s is a place of celebration; a place to enjoy the view, take a moment to rest, and recall the journey to the top. It’s a…

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McKinstry E-News Summer 2020 Update

Celebrating … Trusting … Anticipating Our last picture from our apartment balcony in Barcelona. We have officially arrived back in the United States and stepped into another moment of transition; our first furlough. It’s a time to refresh, to reconnect with family and supporters, and to connect with new partners for the future work. We are having a blast…

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McKinstry E-News Spring 2020 Update

“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.” (Psalm 9:1) Thank you for your support of our ministry! It’s hard to believe that our first term in Spain is almost complete, and we will be heading home for furlough within six weeks! And we want to see YOU!  We…

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Years of Anxiety have Prepared Me for THIS!

HA!  The other day when I woke up and was pouring my coffee I thought, “I just have so much peace.”  I was talking to God about it and thanking Him for his sustaining peace that mounts guard over my heart and mind.  And then I felt Him ask me, “Why do you think that…

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Quarantine Chronicles March 2020

New CHALLENGES are leading to amazing OPPORTUNITIES in Barcelona! CLICK HERE ANDhttps://vimeo.com/39880958Watch the latest update from Mark and Heater and hear what’s happening now in Barcelona. CLICK HERE TO GIVE ONLINE

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McKinstry E-News … Winter 2020 … Growing through Reflecting

“Keep your eyes open for God, watch for his works; be alert for signs of his presence. Remember the world of wonders he has made, his miracles, and the verdicts he’s rendered.” (Psalms 105:3-5, MSG) Recalling … Reflecting … Rejoicing WOW! God has been so very faithful! It’s hard to believe that the year 2020 is already underway and that…

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