Dave and Erin Wilcox

Prayer Letter/Ministry Update

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Greetings in our Lord: The education of missionaries' children has been at the heart of our ministry since 1982. Erin and I first served as Missionary Associates at the Alliance Academy from 1982 - 1989. Mary Ann was 14 months old when we first went to Ecuador, and Ian was born there.
In 1989 we transferred to Dalat School in Penang, Malaysia. Erin led the Computer Department there and I was director.
In 1995 we changed to Special Assignment status. I (Dave) have continued serving MK schools in my role as Director of International School Services for the Association of Christian Schools International. I help MK schools find teachers and help the schools become and maintain accreditation.
Erin is now the principal of Colorado Springs Christian Middle School. She is able to join me almost every year in trips to MK schools to teach seminars on educational technology.
My work is increasingly with the Christian schools of other nations, not just MKs. C&MA churches around the world have started schools, and I am now linking with them, helping through conferences and organizing national associations.
Mary Ann is now Mary Ann Shepherd, working with the National Endowment for Democracy as the Grant Administrator for Latin America and the Carribean, in Washington DC. She and her husband Levi, hope to live internationally soon.
Ian is a senior at Trinity Western University in B.C., Canada. He is strong in the Lord and enjoying college, and looking at international relief and development work as a career.

Prayer Requests/Answers to Prayer

Pray that C&MA churches around the world would see the discipleship/church growth possibilities through Christian schools. Children around the world need Godly teachers that will equip them to see the world and all of life from a Biblical perspective.
Pray that these schools reach the surrounding communities with the gospel and maintain their spriritual mission.
Pray for C&MA MKs, that they might see God at work in their own lives and through the testimonies of their parents - and remain true to Him.
Pray for Mary Ann and Levi, as they live in inner city Washington, DC. She is working for a secular NGO there, helping the Latino population get established financially. Pray for wisdom as she seeks to be an ambassodor of Christ in that setting.
Pary for Erin who has a very energy-consuming ministry with 320 middle schoolers, their parents and her staff.
Pray for Ian as he explores diffeent fields for future service. As Parents, we are praying for his safety as he snowboards in BC!
Pray for Dave as he travels a third of each year all over Asia and Latin America. Travel takes its toll physically and means extra work to keep our marriage strong.

Updated: October 27, 2005

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