The Lord gave Matt and Christine Sauder a specific call: to reach university students for Christ. Matt and Christine live in metro Manila where they are beginning a campus hospitality ministry among the university students. They are currently engaged in culture and language acquisition so they can build deeper, more meaningful relationships. They love the Lord, they love people, and they are thankful for the opportunity to share the Lord with these young adults. The Sauders feel privileged to be called to follow the Lord in the Philippines.Reproducible Bulletin Insert
Pray for:• continued language and cultural acquisition and understanding
• the healthy spiritual, physical and educational development of Chloe, Libby and Abbie
• the Sauders to listen carefully and respond with wholehearted obedience to the Lord’s leading
In Better Hands
What is partnership building?
The Lord provides again
Our Tagalog Studies
The Memorial Service of Susanna Hope
The miraculous story of Abbie
A huge prayer request!
New Year 2018
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The Sauder Family: Serving in the Philippines
I’ve been reflecting a lot recently on the circumstances that we went through exactly a year ago. We thought we were headed back to the United States on Aug 9, 2015. We were so excited to show off our new baby girl to our families and to see them after 10 months apart. Matt was … Continue reading An Anniversary to Remember
by Christine Sauder Today’s lesson is brought to you by the letters “P” and “F”. “P” is for patience and “F” is for faith. Teaching me some of those lessons are two little girls, Chloe and Libby. Although they may be cute, they are also very tough teachers. As you may know, we have started … Continue reading Brought to You by the Letters “P” and “F”
We have all heard the phrase “Home is where the heart is.” Around the holidays both Matt and I gave each other a gift that centered around the phrase “Home is…” I received a plaque that said “Home is where mom is” and Matt received a picture frame that said “Home is wherever I’m with … Continue reading Home is…
1. We live in the PHILIPPINES! For obvious reasons this may be the biggest difference from my first pregnancy and many of the reasons following this one may be a direct result of this reason. For people in the United States, I want to share some differences that I have found so far. Being pregnant … Continue reading How My Second Pregnancy is Different
Have you ever had that feeling of weight being pressed on your shoulders? And this time I mean in a good way? I felt this feeling at a church in our hometown of Indianapolis when I was surrounded by a group of small girls who were praying for me before we departed for the Philippines. … Continue reading Smothered In Love
by: Matt Sauder Today it finally hit me. I was with my family at Crossroads Evangelical Church, the church I grew up attending as a child. The first song they sang was “Oceans”, by Hillsong United. You can click here to listen to the song. What a wonderful song! I sang the words, Spirit lead … Continue reading A Beautiful Reminder