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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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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Here then There

What is precious to you? What is of value? What do those words mean to you? Because of the nature of our job, John and I have very little material things. That does not make us more sacrificing than others, for people sacrifice in other ways, but it means we place value on different things…

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Specific Prayer Requests

As we near our goal of 100% support there are many items that we are asking that you pray specifically about. First we would like to tell you that by the month of September we are hoping to be 85% supported. We have been doing a campaign to get 50 individual supporters at $50 a…

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Three Times- A Poem

Like Paul, some of us have thorns in our flesh that can not or will not come out. God decides not to take it away but to use it. This is for you. Three Times Three Times I asked you, my Lord, To take this thorn from me, And oh so gently you whispered to…

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