Sold!!! God has Plans We can’t Conceive

Three weeks ago Sarah Frith, a member of the First Wesleyan Church Outreach class, posted a note in their class newsletter that she and her brother were selling a house on Lowe Street.   Kay and I drove by and looked at it from the outside and were very impressed.

I stopped by to see the Peng Len Thakbal family and told them about the house.  (Peng Len is one of the lay pastors that often preaches in the Burmese language service that meets in Room 224 of our church.)  I called Sarah and discovered this was the very home in which she grew up.  I told her that the Thakbal family was interested in looking at the inside of the house and so we made arrangements to do so.

Peng Len Thakbal and Nu Nu

Meanwhile Sarah had committed this matter to prayer and sought the prayers of the Outreach class regarding this inquiry.   The Thakbals, who are great prayer intercessors, called upon God for His leadership and guidance in this matter.   Over the last two weeks, with the help of Roger Richardson and Rob Boles (High Point Bank, Eastchester Drive) we were able to obtain financing.

The great news is that last night everybody signed a contract to purchase the house and began the purchase process.  Thank the Lord for He is good.    Check back in a few days and I will post some pictures.

Frosintina, Christina, Peng Len, Joshua, Bi Bi, Nu Nu, & Deborah (12/08)

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About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on June 16, 2010, in C-D, E-G, H-J, N, O-P, S, T-U. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Angela Frith Antrim

    John,

    Our family is so thankful that the Thakbal family will be purchasing my grandparents’ home. I have so many memories associated with the home and am thrilled that a Christian family who will love the house will be making it their home, too.

    Thank you so much for the role you have played in this process.

    Angela Frith Antrim, Sarah Frith’s daughter

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