100 Women

There are 3,000 kids that go to CRIT (treatment facility for special needs kids). 3,000! That means that there are about 5,000 caretakers coming to CRIT with the kids and most of them are moms. I do see mother/father, but the main caretakers are moms. As I am with Malachi; I am primarily in charge…

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Missionary care opportunity

We are quickly approaching the time of our annual field council. This is the time that all of the missionaries from our region gather for meetings. Some things that we accomplish during this time are: each family unit reports on their work for the prior year and their plans for the upcoming year. The other…

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The Beginnings of a Missionary Term

Much has transpired in the last couple months, and we have much for which to be grateful. Around the end of January, we finally were fully financially supported and received the go-ahead to return to the field. Unfortunately, the visa process that we began in December took WEEKS longer than anticipated and we were stuck…

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Follow John as he drives to Guadalajara!

So I’ve brought back the real-time tracker. Starting tomorrow morning you should be able to track my progress as I travel at http://thebjorgens.net/map.php . If all the technology cooperates, you should be able to follow me in real time as well as get updates on what I’m currently thinking. Adios America! Viva Mexico!…

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Snow = Visas?????

Wow. We stand amazed. We have acquired our visas in a seemingly impossible circumstance. Last night we looked at the weather and saw that our area was going to get some snow, so we decided to get a hotel room in Raleigh near the consulate to avoid a dngerous drive. By the time we arrived…

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ANSWERS TO PRAYER: You will be amazed

Praise: The Anuencia that we have been waiting for is in the mail and on it’s way to us! Praise: We have a consulate appointment for Tuesday. We could leave as soon as Friday. Praise: Our colleugues have worked very hard to find a one floor house to meet our needs for Malachi. It is…

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Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

We are gearing up to leave for Mexico very very soon. We need to get our visas first and it has taken us longer than expected. We want to make sure that you all are in contact with us through Social media. If you are head of a mission committee please have someone on your…

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Holding Pattern

When I am on a plane, the thing that I hope does NOT happen is that the plane goes into a “holding pattern”. If you have flown numerous times then you know what I mean. The plane is making it’s descent and you are looking forward to landing and then the pilots voice comes on…

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$7,000

$7,000 is the amount that we need before we can go to Mexico. Our mission board requires us to be fully funded before the give us the “thumbs up” to make our plans. It is our goal to raise the remainder of our funds by the end of this week. If you as an individual…

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Answering the Question: “When are you going?”

One of the most frequently asked questions we get these days are “When are you going? Do you have a date?” This question does not annoy us. We are glad that people are interested. Our answer always is “When we reach 100% our budget in our monthly giving and 100% in our one-time costs, we…

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