Join us in Prayer…

Prayer is of transcendent importance. Prayer is the mightiest agent to advance God’s work. Praying hearts and hands only can do God’s work. Prayer succeeds when all else fails.

E. M. Bounds


  1. God’s continued work of healing for our family as we grieve Hannah’s loss.
  2. Upcoming Incubator church planting training this Fall.
  3. Mexico retreat from August 31 – September 3. Pray for a time of refreshment and spiritual vitality for each missionary.
  4. MTW Leadership meetings in Europe in September.
  5. Peter and Jenny Boling as they minister in La Paz, Baja California Sur. They’ve just opened a prayer center in the center of the city.
  6. Petri & Yudy Petrikowski and their team as they begin to work on the new church plant, Renuevo in Ensenada.
  7. For Redeemer San Diego in their growing partnership with us on the Ensenada church planting project.
  8. We give thanks for the excellent VBS we just held with Skyview from Denver and Renuevo in Ensenada!
  9. Dawn and Dave need to work on raising more support and to trust the Lord to provide so that we will be fully funded, and be able to focus on the ministry on the border.
  10. For Jim DeWitt as he is ministering with our team, and serving with us in the area of executive administration and training.
  11. God is opening up some new opportunities as I get to know the leaders of the Mexican National Presbyterian Church on the border, and throughout Baja California.
    • Pray that my relationship with them will be strengthened, and for wisdom about the best way to work with them.
  12. For our relationship with the MTW Monterrey team as we work with them on various church planting projects including the church planter’s incubator training and training for coaches.
  13. The ministry of Ministerios Transformacion:
    • Pray for Pastor Daniel and Yolanda Nuñez and their ministry with Ministerios Transformación formerly Lo Mejor Del Trigo (LMT) in Tijuana. Daniel is the leader for the MT movement.
    • The new church plant in Rosarito, Mexico which is led by pastor Victor Bravo along with his wife, Sol. The church is celebrating it’s first year anniversary this month.
    • The new church plant in Valle Verde/Rivera del Bosque is off to a good start. Pray that it continues to grow under Pastor Ivan Casados’ leadership.
    • For Abraham and Martha Velazquez. Abraham pastors the Ministerios Transformación church in Rojo Gomez. He and Martha need wisdom as they balance ministry and family.
    • For Pastor Jaime and Valentina Rodriguez as they lead the MT in La Morita. He is also leading the Hispanic group at Bridge church.
    • For Pastor Jose Luis and Raquel Rivera. They are working in a difficult area called Lazaro Cardenas. Pray for the gospel to break through.
  14. The Lord has given Dawn and me some great opportunities to coach pastors and their wives in Tijuana.
  15. God’s blessing, wisdom and direction as I network on the San Diego – Tijuana border.
  16. For Pastor Leo Nevarez and his wife, Gloria as they minister at Lo Mejor del Trigo in Rosarito, Mexico.
  17. Pray for our partners – especially Bridge church as the founding pastor Stephen Phelan and his wife Bradford just resigned and moved on to another ministry.
  18. Pray for the leadership for Bridge and Pastor Christian Castro as he helps to lead the transition.
  19. Pray for Dick Kaufmann who founded the former Harbor Network of churches. Dick’s been a great friend and coach to me. Pray for his health.
  20. That the Lord will raise up more workers. We need an administrator, trainer/educator, coordinator of mercy ministries, church planters and evangelist. We are also praying for interns to join and help.
  21. Pray for holiness, wisdom, discernment, energy and stamina and  as we serve.

Our Family:

  1. David, with United Technologies in Connecticut. He just moved there the end of February. We are adjusting to him being so far away.
  2. Jonathan lives in Colorado Springs and is working at Security Services Credit Union while going to school.
  3. The Lord called Hannah home suddenly and unexpectedly on October 18, 2016. We are grieving her loss, while remembering our hope of heaven.
  4. We love our children and we are very proud of them.
  1. I’ll be praying for you brother


  2. Theresa peppell says:

    Prayed for you all.


  3. David & Uni McEntee says:

    What a wonderful celebration with a new church! Prayers for your ministry and your dear family!


  4. Lucy T says:

    Hi, David, Dawn and Family, We are praying for you. It’s unclear to us what Hannah’s difficulties are, but we are still lifting her and all of you up in prayer. It’s pretty awesome to see you all pushing forward in the face of challenging times and trusting God. He is always faithful, as Samuel Rutherford put it “Seldom early but never late” in His answering. Congratulations to David for his great work at college and his job at Pratt and Whitney; it’d be interesting to hear what in particular he’s working on for them, as we have a bunch of aviation buffs here. Blessings on you all! Love in Christ, Lucy for the T family


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