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CHN Community News – August
CHN Community News – August

Hello Friends,  Can you believe we are already halfway through August?!  With all that has happened (and still happening), time somehow feels like it's at a standstill and going full speed ahead at the same time.  Normally, this time of year looks very different for...

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Lift Up My Eyes

I was sitting outside looking at this beautiful Hibiscus my daughter had potted and placed on the back porch and was struck how the blooms look straight up. I was reminded at that point the importance of looking up. To lift up our eyes away from the stress, the...

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CHN Community News – July
CHN Community News – July

Hello Friends,  Just in case you missed it...below is a copy of the letter we mailed out via the post office to our friends and supporters:2020 has been an interesting year to say the least. As covid-19 continues to spread, the USA experiences civil unrest, and we...

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To See His Face
To See His Face

One of my favorite preachers, Bruce Theilemann, told a story that I have remembered and retold for several years now. It goes like this: Copenhagen is a nice city and there are many things to see there. But if I could only spend one day in Copenhagen, the place I...

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Light in the Middle of the Night
Light in the Middle of the Night

We walk through many valleys, the valley of disappointment, discouragement, danger, despair, devastation, darkness and death. It can be a journey from the first word to the last; the path could stop anywhere. Other than death, darkness is perhaps the worst. For me,...

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CHN Community News – June
CHN Community News – June

Hello Friends, Here in the USA, a media phrase often heard during this pandemic has been "We are all in this together!"  While this has brought many common struggles, it has also affected and challenged us uniquely, as individuals. At CHN we have been in discussion...

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A Time For Everything
A Time For Everything

As I live my life, maybe as a bit of a control freak, I’ve always struggled with God’s timing. We each have our own desires. We want what we want when we want it, usually instantaneously. Some prayer requests are granted to us immediately; others, not so much. It’s...

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CHN Community News – May
CHN Community News – May

Hello Friends, We here at CHN hope this email finds all of you well in these extremely challenging and unsettling times.We continue to watch the current developments and how this is affecting different countries and the missionaries we minister to who are still...

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Be Still and Know that I am God.
Be Still and Know that I am God.

“Our Lord made the way for every Son of Man to come into communion with God. The Saints do not end in crucifixion; by the Lord‘s grace, they end in glory.”* Our God is an extravagant God. We see that when we look at His Creation. We can see the beauty in the grass and...

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My Cup Runs Over
My Cup Runs Over

Oliver Hazard Perry was an American Naval officer who, in the war of 1812, at the Battle of Lake Erie, defeated the British and sent back the message, “we have met the enemy and they are ours”. Years later, in the 1960’s, Walt Kelly, in his comic strip ‘POGO’,...

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Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus.
Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus.

Blessings upon you this Easter!“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus,...

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CHN Community News – April
CHN Community News – April

CHN and Covid-19 This newsletter will be a little different: instead of doing an In The News about CHN or introduce you to a family, we are going to touch on what is going on with some of our missionary friends around the world. We know that this Covid-19 virus is...

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Faith Over Fear In Times Of Covid-19
Faith Over Fear In Times Of Covid-19

Faith Over Fear Faith over Fear. This is something that we all need to keep whispering to ourselves, tuck in our hearts and remind all those that we love. These are new circumstances for us to all learn to live in and they are, at the very least, disorienting. The...

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CHN Community News – March
CHN Community News – March

First and foremost, THANK YOU!  Our GetAway Gala last Thursday was a great success! We cannot say "THANK YOU" enough to all of those who joined us. Also, a special, grateful thank you to our sponsors, those who helped behind the scenes, and those who donated silent...

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CHN Community News – February
CHN Community News – February

CHN Banquet is February 27th - Knoxville, TN If you are planning on attending the banquet and haven't sent in your RSVP, please do so as soon as possible! Crowne Plaza Knoxville - 6PM Silent Auction and Dinner Comedian - Karen Mills CHN Mission Trip - September 7-10...

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