Jonathan here, with some important updates for our Through the Word Family!
Baby Ezra Is Here!
Noah and Daisy have welcomed home their first child – Ezra! Noah has been a part of the team for years, helping with audio editing and a hundred other jobs along the way – and Daisy has helped us introduce many of the books on the app. But this isn’t just a first for them – it’s also Kris and Andrea’s first grandchild! Here’s an update from Kris:
Call me Grandad – because that is what I am! Our first grandchild was born last week. Ezra Matthew Short was born 7 lbs 11 oz, he is healthy and as cute as can be. Andrea and I are so excited. Thank you so much to everyone who has prayed for our family. Our daughter Daisy had a long labor and a real scare afterward – but the doctors have done their work and we thank God for a healthy family.
Join us in welcoming the newest addition to our TTW family!
Hurricane Ida Relief
The TTW Team would like to extend our hearts and prayers to all our TTW Family hit by Hurricane Ida – from the Caribbean to the Gulf and through to New York and New Jersey. Relief work is near and dear to the team – as the Langhams moved to Mississippi to help after Katrina. The church made a difference in the lives of many back then, and we can do it again today.
Ways to Support the Relief Work
Salvation Army – The Salvation Army has refrigerated trucks and has set up mobile kitchens, feeding 15,000 people a day. They are also providing mobile units for showers and laundry.
World Vision – based in Texas, World Vision is sending trucks of supplies into Louisiana and other hard-hit areas to assist with food and relief work.
Be sure to check with your local church or denomination to see what they are doing as well. Many larger denominations will be able to send resources to local churches in the affected areas, allowing the local churches to reach out to their neighborhoods, sharing the love of Jesus with a hot meal and a gospel message.
Afghan Refugee Relief
That’s it for today!
God Bless you all!