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July Newsletter

July 11th, 2016

“Don’t lay-up treasure for yourselves on earth where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; But lay-up treasures in heaven where neither moth nor rust consume and where thieves break in and steal.”  Matthew 6:19-20 – World English Bible I was a sophomore in high school when I heard my dad […]

April Newsletter

April 1st, 2016

During our recent trip to Fresno, I went to meet with Pastor Brad Grams to thank him and West McKinley Church for their financial gift last year to help us finish the dormitory. As we shared, he asked what’s next? I said, Would you believe a second dorm? Immediately, he said, “We want to be […]

January Newsletter 2016

January 22nd, 2016

As the world is in travail, speak these words, “God is still in control”. A few days ago God put in my heart this message.  “Be alert! Be ready!”  In my dream I came upon a crowd where a man with a large knife was about to sacrifice three people.  He told them in order […]

December Newsletter

December 10th, 2015

Celebrating the dedication of Bruton Dorm on November 6 and the 57th graduation class of the Arusha Bible College was a day of VICTORY! All of Heaven joined the shouts and praises when the dedication prayer was given by Bishop Barnabas Mtokambali, of the Tanzanian Assemblies of God. Wonderful partners, Rex & Gayle Henegar, William […]

So many reasons…

November 30th, 2015

  We are grateful to each partner and friend for making a difference in Tanzania. At the Arusha Bible College, Bruton Dormitory is complete with furniture, window dressings, beds, bedding – ALL NEW. Our partnership with the Tanzanian Government Schools has continued to flourish. Athletic equipment, school supplies and children’s books have been donated to […]

November Newsletter

November 3rd, 2015

It was evening on the Serengeti and the sounds of Africa surrounded me. The flames from the torches lighted the path as I walked with Joel to meet other members of the Bruton family for dinner. By an amazing act of God, nine Brutons make the journey to attend the 50th anniversary of the Arusha […]

July News

July 20th, 2015

We have just received word that the container of furnishings for the dormitory has arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It has been off loaded and is now in a warehouse. The next step is clearing this cargo through Customs. The Tanzanian Assemblies of God have taken on this task. They have the documents and […]


June 17th, 2015

After the dorm construction began, God faithfully reinforced His promise to us as we prayed for His continued blessings. “Be strong and courageous and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God is with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you until ALL the work for the service of the […]

May Newsletter

May 15th, 2015

It was a long night and sleep was not my friend. About 3 AM I got up from bed and sat in my comfortable living room chair. My mind was cluttered with thoughts and worries. I began to sort through the things bothering me. As I listed them on a notepad, a calm began to […]

March News

March 24th, 2015

The pews of the little church were full of worshippers that Sunday morning in Eldorado Arkansas 59 years ago. The dust in the sunbeams streaming through windows held my attention until my daddy stood at the pulpit to begin his sermon. He had a powerful command of his audience when he spoke. I was spellbound […]