Our Last Ministry Update – March 2022

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Our Last Prayer Letter Last week we ended our career in vocational ministry with Cru. We’ve processed so much of this already in previous updates, and there’s not a lot left to say. If you are on our email list, we may send out “family updates” from time-to-time, but this is our very last ministry “prayer letter.”  We are SO …

70th Anniversary, 100th Birthday

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Last month marked two important milestones in the history of Cru and in global missions. Seventy years ago, in October of 1951, Bill and Vonette Bright surrendered their lives to God’s lifelong call. They sold their candy business and founded Campus Crusade for Christ at UCLA. Since then, Cru has had a significant impact on the face of the Church …

From the Desk of Mrs. Whelpley

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If there’s anything I’ve learned in homeschooling, it’s to acknowledge when you’re out of your league with a question you can’t answer. You know, those impossibly formidable and menacing quandaries like, “How are you today?”  Shall I end my family update there or take my stab at a response: “Compared to what?”  Let me try again: We have toilet paper …

New Job, Needs & Training [August 2021]

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The New JD I have a new job, and a specific, written-out-and-clear job description. Which is so refreshing. I will be a 🎺trumpet–sounds🎺 Project Coordinator for JFP’s Digital Department (same department, different team).  The role is an attention-to-details, high-touch, lots of follow-up conversations and meetings kind of job. It is not a job that I predict will be simple for …