Hills Family,
I continue to thank God for the generosity of our church. To date over $23 million has been pledged to our Courage Campaign, and almost $10 million has already been given. More important, lives have been changed through the blessing of growing in trust of God. When we seek first His kingdom, we really do learn how faithful He is!

Great news—we have selected a contractor for the new WFW Campus, and we are looking at a groundbreaking sometime in July. Continue to be in prayer about our kingdom impact in this rapidly growing part of our community. Also, be praying for the spirit of generosity to continue to fill our church. We are just $1.5 million away from being able to start the work on the SLK Campus. May God grant us all the vision to see the exciting potential these opportunities hold.

I truly believe God blesses churches who do not focus only on themselves, but have a heart for those still far from God. It is no coincidence that in the six months since our campaign offering over 180 people have been baptized at The Hills—that’s one a day! We must continue to give, share, sacrifice, and witness to those who need Jesus. And God will continue to show favor on us as we do. So stay strong and courageous!

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Hills Family,
I continue to thank God for the generosity of our church. To date over $23 million has been pledged to our Courage Campaign, and almost $10 million has already been given. More important, lives have been changed through the blessing of growing in trust of God. When we seek first His kingdom, we really do learn how faithful He is!

Great news—we have selected a contractor for the new WFW Campus, and we are looking at a groundbreaking sometime in July. Continue to be in prayer about our kingdom impact in this rapidly growing part of our community. Also, be praying for the spirit of generosity to continue to fill our church. We are just $1.5 million away from being able to start the work on the SLK Campus. May God grant us all the vision to see the exciting potential these opportunities hold.

I truly believe God blesses churches who do not focus only on themselves, but have a heart for those still far from God. It is no coincidence that in the six months since our campaign offering over 180 people have been baptized at The Hills—that’s one a day! We must continue to give, share, sacrifice, and witness to those who need Jesus. And God will continue to show favor on us as we do. So stay strong and courageous!

 
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we are witnessing the softening of the soil that has been hardened for many years

When the weather begins to heat up in Texas, it’s cooling off in Concepcion. This large urban center in the South American nation of Chile is home to a major university and many young families disenchanted with the church. It’s also home to Reid and Meriden Overall, missionaries supported through donations to the Courage Campaign.

Recently, Concepcion has seen an influx of immigrants, mainly from Venezuela, who have escaped the turmoil of their home country for a variety of reasons. These immigrants arrive in Concepcion without many possessions or a network of support.

The change in seasons presented an opportunity for the Overalls and their church to serve this growing immigrant population and share the good news of Jesus. One Sunday after church, the Overalls hosted a cold-weather clothing drive for immigrant families and anyone else in need.

“We provided over 95 families with winter clothing and had a ton of special moments of prayer with many Venezuelan families,” explains Reid. “Some of these people are still separated from their families.”

The Overalls recognize God’s transforming power moving throughout Concepcion. “We are witnessing the softening of the soil that has been hardened for many years. We believe the people are slowly starting to respond to the Spirit’s nudging and are asking more questions and seeking to learn more about Jesus.”

The seasons are not the only thing changing in Chile. God is using the Overalls and their church to change lives for eternity.

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When the weather begins to heat up in Texas, it’s cooling off in Concepcion. This large urban center in the South American nation of Chile is home to a major university and many young families disenchanted with the church. It’s also home to Reid and Meriden Overall, missionaries supported through donations to the Courage Campaign.

Recently, Concepcion has seen an influx of immigrants, mainly from Venezuela, who have escaped the turmoil of their home country for a variety of reasons. These immigrants arrive in Concepcion without many possessions or a network of support.

The change in seasons presented an opportunity for the Overalls and their church to serve this growing immigrant population and share the good news of Jesus. One Sunday after church, the Overalls hosted a cold-weather clothing drive for immigrant families and anyone else in need.

“We provided over 95 families with winter clothing and had a ton of special moments of prayer with many Venezuelan families,” explains Reid. “Some of these people are still separated from their families.”

The Overalls recognize God’s transforming power moving throughout Concepcion. “We are witnessing the softening of the soil that has been hardened for many years. We believe the people are slowly starting to respond to the Spirit’s nudging and are asking more questions and seeking to learn more about Jesus.”

The seasons are not the only thing changing in Chile. God is using the Overalls and their church to change lives for eternity.

 

$23 Million

Total given & pledged

$9.5 Million

Total given to date

1,900

number of participating households

42

missionaries & church planters funded
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Total Given & Pledged

$23 Million

Total Given to Date

$9.5 Million

Number of participating households

1,900

Missionaries & church planters funded

42