A New School Year – A New Adventure
Posted by Kandi on August 26th, 2019 | 11 comments
What amazing prayer warriors you are!
God has answered your prayers and we have three new students enrolled in the full-time program at the Antioch Bible Institute. We are excited to welcome to the school – Meng, Sopeak and Srey Ruah. Pray for them as they make their preparations to come to Phnom Penh (they are all from other cities in Cambodia) for the start of classes on September 3rd. Pray for our four 2nd year students as well.
The construction of our residence building has picked up its pace in the last weeks, but we found out today that we will not be able to move in until after the start of the school year. Still God is gracious and we have temporary housing for the students and two of the teacher families right on the school property. It will require all involved to be flexible and patient for a few weeks, so we’d appreciated your prayers. We plan to move on August 30th.
On another happy note, a few weeks ago, two of our 2nd year students, Nhieu and Rebekah, got engaged. They had a lot of obstacles to overcome as both come from Buddhist families, but the engagement ceremony was a beautiful testimony to their relatives and friends and honoring to God.
As the new school year begins with a lot still to be figured out (because of moving our location), please keep the teachers in prayer – including myself. I have some new classes to teach this time around and for the first time I have to commute! (The apartment for me in the residence building is on the 2nd floor and isn’t complete yet.)
In the last three or four months, the teachers at the school have had a variety of accidents and injuries, including some torn and strained ligaments (one that required surgery) and some broken bones. One teammate suggested that the enemy was trying to stop what God wants to do through Antioch School and in the lives of our students. But then she laughed and said, “Satan can break our legs, but we can still teach sitting down!”
Thank you for standing with us in the important work of making disciples who can make disciples.