"By the Brook" is the English translation of the German word "Biedebach".
'He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water...' Psalm 1:3
Monday, August 26, 2013
Thank You For Praying!
has been out of the hospital now for four days and has been doing well.
We just wanted to send out another update on Benjamin to
let you know that he continues to do well. He was released from
the ICU last Thursday evening and he still in South Africa with Anita
and her parents. Brian is still up in Malawi with our other three
kids and our entire family is well. No brain surgery was
necessary for Benjamin and for that we are truly grateful.
Benjamin has not thrown up since he was in the hospital and all outward
signs point towards a full recover from his fall which happened last
week, Monday. He is enjoying time at his grandparent's house
in Johannesburg and they are glad to be there for him.
On Sunday, Brian preached a sermon at our church in Malawi in which he
shared the story about Benjamin to our church family and shared a
special pastoral message about what the Lord has been teaching us
through this trial. If you would like to listen to that sermon,
you can go to the following website and download it. The message
was preached on the 25th of August and is on Ephesians 3:20. Here is the
We are truly grateful for all that the Lord has brought us through
these past eight days with an abundance of blessings. We are also
grateful for all the prayers to our Father and words of encouragement
we received this past week from so many of you.