Von Raeder

Some News to Share

April 25, 2024

“A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs‬ ‭16‬:‭9‬ Hello everyone, We want to update you on a change we have made. After a season of prayer and discussion, Peggy and I have decided to answer the call to return to New Life as the lead pastor and worship leader. […]

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Unless the LORD Builds the House…

March 7, 2024

We had to postpone our April trip to Nepal. The family that we were going to transfer our business to discovered that it would be less expensive and less government red tape if they started their owm business. So, we gave then our training curriculum and blessed their decision. We will have to wait to […]

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February 23, 2024

Dear prayer family, The family that we were going to transfer our business to has decided to go ahead with our material in a different way. We are not going to transfer the business to them. We agree with their decision. Since we are not needed in Nepal for the business transaction we have prayerfully […]

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Back to Nepal!

February 8, 2024

Hello friends, Here are some updates and prayer requests, and praise God reports: We purchased our tickets yesterday for our April trip back to Nepal. Our plan is to transfer our business to a younger missionary family who has been living in Nepal for several years. They are teachers looking for a long-term visa. So, […]

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The News in Brief

January 19, 2024

Hello friends! Here are some of the highlights over the past couple of weeks. Thanks for joining us in the journey. The overarching theme is the faithfulness of God.

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Sweet Surrender

January 5, 2024

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.” James 4:10 “Present yourselves to God as being alive from the dead, and your members as righteousness to God.” Romans 6:13 We were at a home fellowship a couple of weeks ago and one of the group members said that she […]

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Rabbit Trails

December 22, 2023

This year as I reflect on Christmas I think of “Rabbit Trails.” Life’s detours, roadblocks, long ways around, change of plans. This year seems to be a series of Rabbit Trails. Rabbit trails can be confusing, scary, frustrating, and discouraging. But they can also be seasons where, by the grace of God, we can experience […]

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The Gift of the Son

December 8, 2023

“ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 NIV As you know Peggy and I have been spending a lot of time in Nepal. We have a ministry in remote villages bringing discipleship training […]

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Give Thanks

November 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! We wanted to share some of the blessings we have experienced over the past year:

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New Assignment

October 27, 2023

The past several weeks has been a whirlwind of changes that we did not expect. Our trip to Nepal cut short by my mom’s health challenges, two international flights in nine days, our time with mom, and our return to California. Upon returning home we found our home church New Life Christion Fellowship in a […]

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