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Matt and Christine Sauder - Philippines

Matt and Christine Sauder serve in Quezon City, Manila, where they are both engaging in intense language study. While studying they are also preparing for their new ministry, which will be a ministry of hospitality that will reach out to university students, both Filipino and international. Their goal is to reach a few so that they can, in turn, reach many.

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Pray for:

* the Holy Spirit to constantly uplift the family and lead them in their journey

* opportunities to minister to all those around them

* language study as it is very time consuming and difficult

* their prayer walks and opening of doors as they prepare to begin their hospitality ministry

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Matt - July 22
Christine - December 17
Chloe - October 23
Libby - May 26


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The Sauder Family: Serving in the Philippines

  • An Anniversary to Remember

    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

  • Brought to You by the Letters “P” and “F”

    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”

  • Home is…

    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…

  • How My Second Pregnancy is Different

    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

  • Smothered In Love

    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

  • A Beautiful Reminder

    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