12 But we beg you, brothers, to know those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you, 13 and to respect and honor them in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves. 14 We exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all. 15 See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all. 16 Rejoice always. 17 Pray without ceasing. 18 In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.1 Thessalonians 5
Usually we Christians tend to focus on verse 18: “In everything give thanks” because that part of the verse is easy to understand. But I realize it is only one small part of the bigger package found in the remainder of the line: “for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.”
In God’s will and the gift of Jesus we have to understand that we are also instructed to:
…..then to be Grateful!
At Global CHE Enterprise (GCE) we have an endless list of friends who have been with us for intercession in prayer, giving, coming to the field, sharing testimony about GCE, sending others. Some for weeks, some for months, for a few years AND for 30 or more years!!! Praises to the Lord for each and every one of them!
This Thanksgiving we would like to praise the Lord for a dear couple who unselfishly and generously blessed GCE by sacrificing time and resources like lending their house in Gilbert AZ as our USA Base for 9 years. He served as Chairman and Treasurer in his time. Plus they gave the first donation that allowed us to do the down payment (2007) for the 28 acres of land that has been gradually developing to become the CHE Training Center which we have been using already for its purpose, soon to be announced as “Campamento Miramonte” in San Felipe Reu, Guatemala.
They are Albert & Jessie Anderman and their children whom we are talking about. Praise God with us as we also praise our Provider for the many of YOU who read this and are also included in the endless list mentioned first.
Bethany Bible Church Medical Team (Phoenix AZ) blessed the CHE Village of Nuevo San Juan in the last week of July helping our local CHE Team during the medical clinic there. The patients in need of eyeglasses walked out seeing better!, Mothers and children ministered to with prayer, teaching and supplements/meds as needed.
In El Salvador, The Junior High students in the village of Rosario Perico are also are been cared for through CHE Training. They also face the challenges that teenagers have in large cities and developed nations. Prevention of teen pregnancies and abuse of substances CHE Lessons make them be better prepared to avoid those issues.
The Women Cycle of Life (CHE Women) also keep active in El Salvador and Guatemala by training them with workshops to help on Micro-Enterprising in order to contribute to their families finances amid the national situation in these countries. Always by wholistic training with the spiritual lessons through CHE, GCE helps in alleviation of several causes of the North Bound Mass Migration from Central America among the CHE communities we already work with.
The Million Village Challenge Consultation of the Global CHE Network for Mesoamerica of last August was already reported Aug 22 on Facebook “Global CHE Enterprises”. Please look there for details if you missed it.
Our grandson Lucas became 2 yrs old on August 24!. Hugo Jr & Micaela have been doing good work raising their first born.
Also from Mario & Heydi our two Grandsons Christopher and Caleb are pictured below.
We are also very grateful to those who have prayed for Miriam`s health. The Cardiologists at UNICAR in Guatemala city concluded there is no Coronary involvement, she just needs to control Diabetes and Blood Pressure.
On behalf of Global CHE Enterprise sand the CHE Mesoamerica Region,
Hugo & Miriam Gomez