*** $100 The Mission Network
*** $50 from Hartford City, IN
*** $100 from Minneapolis, MN, with note, “Thank you for your dedication to Brigada. I’ve been on the receiving end since 1996 but have never helped pay your expenses. Sorry to read of your mother’s death. But what a rich heritage to build on! May the grace and comfort of our Savior envelope you in a special way. God’s best to you in Jesus today and through the new year.” God bless you brother!
*** $50 from Colorado Springs, CO
*** $200 from World Outreach Missions
*** $100 from Spokane, WA — God bless you brother!… and keep playing snow soccer!
*** $600 from great friend of Brigada and worker in South Asia
*** $50 from a friend in Ventura, CA, who is also a booster of Catalyst, Int’l, which seeks to come alongside those who are working in really difficult environments (for Christ’s sake) to provide encouragement, training, and resources. Learn more at…
*** $25 from a friend who would like to “remind folks that we have cross-cultural ministry right in our own backyards with our increasing refugee population.”
*** $100 from a booster asking for prayers as he prepares to launch a 4th campus this March. He wrote, “This one will be in Blue Island (south suburban Chicago), a heavily Hispanic area, and we plan to offer services in both English & Spanish, so it’s a unique challenge for us.
*** $25 from a Brigada Participant eager to boost
which is one of the organizations whose web site she manages. They work in Ethiopia. The founder of Mossy Foot Project was featured in Francis Chan’s, Crazy Love book, a great man who poured out his life for the people of Ethiopia.
$30 from Life Impact Ministries, serving missionaries with Care Services in and through hosted Oases.
$100 from a fan of ServantCARE, a ministry to missionaries and those who serve.
$1000 from an anonymous donor who wished to thank Brigada for its hard work. (God bless you!) He is also a strong believer in the work of the coaching and training ministry…
$25 from a long-time partner, Lingua House, a publisher of materials that help cross-cultural travelers learn a new language.
$25, $25, $50, $100, $100 from anonymous donors… God bless you!
$300 from our great friends at Good Neighbor Insurance. Learn more at…
$25 from the Missionary Training Service. Learn more at…
These gifts total $600 and raise our 2013 gift total to $12,664.11, just $4455.89 short of our 2013 budget needs of $17,120. We have one more week to receive goals for 2013. If you or your church would like to pitch in, we’d be extremely grateful. But either way, after next edition, we keep quiet about money until November 2013. We give praise to God for the way people have pitched in. We’ve now taken the plunge and have engaged an assistant to help us part-time. And what a difference she has made in posting to the web (she’s doing virtually all of it now)! If you’d like to donate during this final week for 2013, just navigate to …
then click “Donate” in the upper right and follow the instructions. By the way, you don’t need a PayPal account to give. If you reach a screen asking for your PayPal I.D., look on the left side of the screen, about halfway down, and find the prompt which says, “Continue without a PayPal Account.” If you’d rather send an old-fashioned check, just make it payable to Team Expansion and send it to:
Team Expansion (Brigada),
13711 Willow Reed Dr.
Louisville, KY 40299
(And by the way, Team Expansion is a 501(c)3 incorporation so for USA citizens, your checks made out to Team Expansion are tax-deductible.)