Goracke Update - April

Dear Family & Friends,

Greetings to all of you! The month of April proved to be an exciting month of activities for our family. So without delay I’m going to proceed with what has occurred and what will be happening in the near future… Lord willing!

I spent the first two days of April while in Scottsbluff, NE sending many email packets to a list of nearly 150 people. After sending two separate emails to those folks, I sat down and recalculated our Singapore budget needs due to the decline of the value of the US dollar to that of the Singapore dollar. Before my calculations, we had determined that our first year budget needs were approximately 80% committed. But sadly, with the devaluation of the US dollar (by 19%), our progress fell back to a 66% commitment. It was at that time (April 3rd) that I sent out an email to some of you requesting your prayers and in fact, expressing a bit of discouragement on my part. Not only because of the need to raise more funding, but also because by the first of April it had been nearly two months since we had the opportunity to give a presentation anywhere with any interested churches.

Read more in the attached PDF.

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