McKinstry E-News … April 2022

Listen to What’s Happening at the International Church of Malaga Plant… “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) God is Doing New Things in Malaga   We have been celebrating so many of the little…

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McKinstry E-News … March 2022

We are on our way back to Spain… With visas now in hand, we are flying out on March 8th. We cannot thank you enough for sacrificing with us through your prayers and your giving. Every step we take, every conversation we have, and every meal we share, we realize you are right by our side.…

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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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