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The Reaper

Source of Light Winter 2008

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sons are distributed by the Inter- by Bill Shade
The Reaper
national Headquarters in Madi- Editor: Billie Will
son, Georgia, and its Discipleship 5 Observations from the Director Emeritus
Graphic Design: Marianne Rosenberger
Training Branches and Associate Prepress: SLM Publications by Glenn Dix
Discipleship Schools throughout Production: SLM Printing
6 SLM Ethiopia by Jack Stiles
the world. Board of Directors
D. Lowry, Chairman 8 Space Wars by Bill Shade
A brochure, Discipleship Train- L. Valentine, Vice Chairman
ing Using SLM International Bible Daniel De Jong, Secretary 11 SLM Materials
Lessons, is available that explains E.B. Shoff, Treasurer
J.C. Carter • C. Mayfield 14 Nationals that Make a Difference by Ben Watson
the various plans through which Dr. G.S. Palmer • Dr. R.J. Sans
the courses may be used by oth- Dr. B.H. Struthers 15 His Timing Is Perfect by Elaine Schiffer
er qualified ministries.
Administrative Council 16 They Came – They Saw – God Conquered by Pat Dye
Dr. B. Shade, General Director
Representatives, Missionaries, R.R. Walker, Chief Financial Officer 17 Exciting News! by Philip Fraiser
and Appointees of Source of J. Strausbaugh, Director of Human Resources
Light are available to present the G.P. Busenitz, Director of Operations 20 Prayer & Praise
ministry and its needs to church- E. Brandon, Director of Public Relations
es, missionary conferences, and B. Watson, Director of Field Ministries 21 Overseas Projects by Bill Shade
R.R. Walker, Director of Printing Operations
other groups. Contact the SLM
22 In Loving Memory / Honor
Public Relations office for sched-
uling. About the Front Cover Photo:
22 Destinations
“Space Wars” suggests visions
For information on any of the of inner-galactic conflict between 23 The Joy of Giving
ministries of SLM, please contact extra-terrestrial beings in futuristic
space ships. . . . See pages 8-10 to
learn about SLM “Space Wars.”
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Finishing is an important aspect Chairman of ANAM, Association
For the invisible things of intelligence must have created of the Christian life. Paul’s testimony of North American Missions, an
him . . . are clearly seen, being all things for a purpose, and that was . . . I have finished my course unfavorable report came to the
understood by the things that are would include us, and that implies (2 Timothy 4:7). board about a western member
made, even his eternal power and He may hold us accountable to Our daughter, Jeanne, sent a mission. I was responsible to fly out
Godhead (Romans 1:20). Who accomplish what He created us picture that I had not seen for many to investigate, and to return with a
can look up into the heavens and for. Now that’s heavy! — and we years. It was taken at Arrowhead report. After two days, I knew what
the report had to be, so I said to the
fail to be in awe? The heavens do not like the thought of such Bible Conference in 1948, when Gil
director, “Tell me about your personal
declare the glory of God; and the accountability, so we attempt to Dodds was speaker. At the time, he
time in the Word and in prayer.”
was holder of the world record for the
firmament (expanse of heaven), eliminate it in one fell swoop — indoor mile. He challenged our staff His head dropped as he confessed
showeth his handiwork (Psalm the fool hath said in his heart, quartet to race him, with us running that for two years, the only time
19:1). There is no God. Notice please, a relay against him. One member that he was in the Word was when

For those of us who have a not in his head, but in his heart — had won the area high school track he prepared a message or wrote an

difficult time building even a it is not an intellectual problem, meet 220 the year before. article. So I know that he had outrun
his spiritual oxygen. Just two months
model of the solar system, to but an emotional one. I was given the baton many earlier, I was in the lobby of a large
conceive of an infinite universe But for us who believe, the yards ahead of Gil as I began the last Christian college where I observed a
quarter mile. I took off, but Gil had a
with trillions of stars, many times heavens hold a different message. full wall picture of this man, with the
fabulous kick at the end and passed
larger than our sun, stretching A God who has the power and me. I staggered at the finish line, so
caption, “Alumnus of the Year.” So
no matter what others think of us, or
endlessly into space, is simply wisdom to create and control a Gil put his hand on my shoulder as how long we have known God, we
mind boggling. Isaiah tells us, universe can certainly give me he commented, “Glenn, you outran need to read and heed the Word of
He calleth them all by names. the wisdom and strength I need your oxygen.” God. Hebrews 12:1 says, . . . let us
. . . So we see, as the text says, to accomplish the task He has set As I have gotten older, I have lay aside every weight, and the sin
His eternal power and Godhead before me. The heavens tell me been impressed with the need for which doth so easily beset us, and
— not simply raw power, mind that, and they give me comfort maintaining spiritual oxygen in order let us run with patience the race that
you — but intelligent design and and assurance that, as Job said to finish our course well, as Paul said. is set before us.
purpose. Even atheistic scientists long ago, He performeth the We need to maintain our spiritual Ye did run well; who did hinder
oxygen daily with good portions of
are beginning to admit that much. thing that is appointed for me: God’s Word and time in prayer.
you that ye should not obey the

But such infinite power and and many such things are with truth? (Galatians 5:7). So, Christian,
let’s maintain our spiritual oxygen.
him. One time when I served as

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Lord said among the people, the Lord has done great things for them.
With the land issue resolved and some of the expensive preliminaries paid,
the start of construction is planned for December of 2008. Confirmations of
by Jack Stiles the Lord’s leading have been in abundant supply, including a dump truck
and backhoe, shipped by container to Dukem. They will significantly reduce
Haile and Tsedale’s faith is their strong desire to share the Good the cost of construction.
News of Jesus Christ with the people of their country of origin,
Money for the printing equipment has also been provided. Operating at
Ethiopia. This seemed to have reached a climax of reward when
two-thirds capacity, the machines can turn out a million and a half Bible
Source of Light Ethiopia was given a certificate by the government
studies a year.
to operate in the country. Little did they realize how their faith would
be tested in the following months. Dukem is one of the fastest growing industrial areas in Ethiopia. A pop-
ulation growth is anticipated that will swell the present population of 60,000.
Faith was again rewarded when the government issued a title
deed to SLM Ethiopia for 9.8 acres in Dukem for building a primary The mayor of Dukem, and others, have strongly urged the building of a
school and multi-purpose building. school and medical clinic in their city to care for the poor. Ninety-five percent of

Haile (in the red shirt) supervising the building of a road from the
Dukem project to the main road the people live in poverty, according to city officials. All equipment needed for
Faith was sorely tested a short time later when another party construction and furnishing will be allowed into the country duty free.
claimed title to the land and backed the claim with a lot of money and There remains two mountain-size faith challenges that, when met, will
a top lawyer to represent their case. provide a base for SLM Ethiopia to proclaim to the people in this country
In June, the land dispute over the 9.8 acres purchased in the city the wonderful Good News that Jesus Christ did not come to condemn the
of Dukem was settled by the government in favor of SLM Ethiopia. world; but that the world through Him might be saved.
This was a miracle in itself. It was necessary for Haileselassie, the 1. Gifts are needed to complete the 7,500 square feet multi-purpose
appointed director of this new work, to remain in Ethiopia for three building, housing an office/printing facility, guesthouse, and
months until the final decision was rendered, a stay that placed most medical clinic.
everything on hold here in the United States.
2. Haile and family are in need of additional monthly support for
When hearing of the decision, Haile’s emotions could have been their move. God is working and we pray that soon we will see the
expressed by a paraphrase of Psalm 126:1-2. When the Lord brought reality of SLM Ethiopia.
back the land in Dukem to us, we were like those who dream. Then our
Please remember Haile and Tsedale and the three girls as they go to
mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongues with singing. Then the
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we grow in numbers, one can structure to sustain one. The
sometimes feel like we are living cavernous space where a second
floor could be was simply a black
hole in the universe of SLM.
To add a second floor, we would
have to find a way to remove
everything in a central 80’ x 80’
area and erect structural steel
that could support a full second
by Bill Shade
floor area. It was an engineer’s
nightmare, but after two years of
intense planning, we were finally
“Space Wars” suggests Or go to the Alternative Media
visions of inner-galactic conflict Department. They occupy 180
between extra-terrestrial beings square feet (deduct the space
in futuristic space ships battling for one “Brailler,” one Thermal
over planetary property with exotic Braille Copy Machine, one
weapons. Actually, however, I Gestetner Printer, and one table
have something a bit less stellar to lay things on – oh, yes, there
in mind – but very real, and very
Here at Headquarters, we Empty upstairs space
are in a battle with space – or given an economical and feasible
more correctly, the lack of space. plan for accomplishing the goal.
Take for instance the Order When we are finished, we will
Department. They have three have over 17,000 square feet of
computers with four desks, eight Madison Discipleship School additional space. The Space War
file cabinets, and two bookcases Alternative Media Department will be over, at least in our time.
in a room 12 x 18 feet. Is that on an imploding planet. But we
are the oversized bookcases are about to launch out of this And what are we planning to
even possible?
that store the Braille books, each shrinking space. do with that captured space?
book measuring one square For starters, all administrative
After SLM completed its offices will move upstairs, leaving
foot). Three to four people now
last expansion project in 2002, enough necessary offices for
occupy this area.
we were left with a wonderful a complete Field Department,
And then there is the Madison and much-needed all-purpose consisting of a Field Director and
Discipleship School, which is out auditorium and some modern up to five Regional Directors, plus
of space, and student enrollment restrooms. We were also left secretaries, and a conference
is increasing by 800 students with a giant steel building, high room. Just beside them, the Order
per month. To put it simply, we enough to accommodate a full
Order Department Department will be enlarged to
are in a Space War and, as second floor, but without the inner twice its present size.
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Now what is all this going to
cost? Well, the Lord has already
provided the funds for all of the
structural steel. A professional
construction company will erect An entire audio course on biblical proph-
that and pour the concrete ecy, covering the foundations of prophetic
floors. Other professional people
will install the State mandated interpretation, and moving on through
elevator and sprinkling system. fulfilled prophecy to future prophecy
After that, much of the work can from now till eternity. Each lecture (with
Second-floor building plans
and will be done by volunteers.
questions to stimulate learning) lasts approximately thirty
The Alternative Media All added together our best
Department, that has the estimate is about $574,000. minutes. Your faith will grow and your heart will burn as you listen to
responsibility of converting all of
What do we need right now? this set of twenty lectures by the Director of SLM International, Dr. Bill
our written materials into various Shade. A set includes 10 CDs, each containing two full lectures.
We need $80,000 to pay the
media, such as audio, visual, on-
construction people to erect the Price: $49.00
line, Braille, etc., etc., will have
steel and pour the concrete.
a whopping 3,000 square feet of
Next will be about $75,000 for
space – enough for a full video
the sprinkling system, and about
studio, three audio studios, an
$69,000 for the elevator. After
AV recording and copy room, a
that, we hope to finish, with
computer instructional laboratory,
as much volunteer labor and
and work space to assemble the
donated material as possible, on
numberless CDs, albums, Mega-
a budget of $350,000.
voice audio machines, large Nothing reveals who God is and His care
print, and Braille materials. SLM has responded for over for us more than a study of His names
55 years to a biblical mandate to as recorded in Scripture — and no one
Madison Discipleship School
get the Gospel, in every possible is more qualified to teach this subject
will add 800 square feet to its
format, to as many people as than Dr. Hap Struthers. Dr. Struthers
present operation, thus allowing
possible, in as many nations as has been presenting “The Names of
it to handle the rapid growth that
possible. We have only been God” series, now called “Intimacy With
it is experiencing. Advanced
able to do that because of help God,” for over 20 years to audiences
Studies Department will move
from people like you who believe all over the world, and the effect has
from its present office (about
that getting out the Gospel is the been truly life-changing.
the size of a large closet), to an
most important thing we can do
office complex of 1,260 square
as we come toward the close Now SLM is making this tremendous series, filmed before a
feet, where it can adequately
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Space Wars.
think you get the picture.
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by Ben Watson

by Elaine Schiffer
he task before us is a big one.

Once his platform was the television am writing this as I look out at the We will need more financing
screen. Now it’s a throne. beautiful night sky in Jamaica, and many workers to join us in
“I used to see every home as a po- dreaming about the opportunities prayer and in work teams. Our
tential cinema. Now I see every home that are before us. As we embark on goal is to use building teams
as a potential church.” These words this new journey, we see the traces from the United States to work
were spoken by Sanya Dosunmu in a devo- of God’s handiwork. Throughout alongside Jamaican builders to
tional to a group of ten Associate Disciple- each step we have taken, the Lord enable us to stretch our finances
ship School leaders in Nigeria at a seminar has opened doors and provided. as far as possible. We also have
in March, 2005. At that time, none of us Because of this, we are praising an anonymous donor willing to
listening to him speak could have known God as we watch Him work. We match any donations given to this
that this former television producer, and have seen so many mission teams project, up to $25,000.

Sanya and Bosun Dosunmu now director of Source of Light Ministries come through our program and t has been a year of transition
Nigeria, would become a king. while that has been rewarding, within the Jamaican government.
His great grandfather and most recently a cousin were both kings, so God has opened new doors and The process for obtaining necessary
being king of his home village of Abequetta runs in the family. taken us down new paths. We will documents has been long. However,
be opening a Discipleship Training we choose to be thankful, knowing
Sanya had no desire to be king, even though he could run for the Branch of SLM International on
position after the death of his cousin. But as he read the books of Kings that God’s plan is at work. We have
the south coast of Jamaica in Saint been in touch with the lawyers and
and Chronicles and saw the influence that kings can have, he became Elizabeth’s parish. Although we
convinced that God wanted him to run for the position of king of his vil- it seems that the documents should
will continue to work with short- be ready soon, and we will be able
lage. He did and, after a hard fought campaign against men who didn’t term teams, it will be from a new
want another Christian king, he won the election and will serve as king to begin building.


until he dies. e appreciate your prayers
ver the last two years, God has and support for this ministry
And what does his being king have to do with distributing Source of shown us the need. Through
Light Bible courses? Sanya, and his wife, Bosun, continue to direct the as it continues to go forward. The
His leading, Don and I made the needs are many. We are praying
Source of Light ministry in Nigeria, but with a higher platform from decision to sell our home and
which they can influence the people of their village and surrounding the Lord will provide the entire
come here, using those finances amount of matching funds. There
villages, too. Twice a week, Sanya conducts a Bible study and each Sun- to build the “Follow the Source
day, a church meets in the palace. are so many other needs as we
Discipleship Training Center.” prepare to build. Pray for the rapid
As you think of this couple, please pray that God will make him a Amazingly, God is providing us sale of our home so we can move
wise and just ruler and a faithful proclaimer of God’s truth. For pro- with a donation of over four acres to Jamaica to serve our Savior full
motion [cometh] neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the of land right in the neighborhood time, using the SLM Bible lessons
south. But God [is] the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up an- where we want to be. It could not to lead people to Christ and train
other. be more perfect. them to serve Him.
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by Pat Dye

I have planted, Apollos watered; We have already led 19 of our

but God gave the increase (1 neighbors to the Lord through
by Philip Fraiser
Corinthians 3:6). On a stage in Beijing, this book!
viewed by millions around the This is the best evangelism tool we Exciting news! The CTP
world through satellite TV, Olympic have ever been given. People are Stream•line (strem’lin’),
equipment has been ordered
athletes competed for the gold. so happy to get such a beautiful n. 4. to alter in order to
because of a matching-funds
On a stage in Heaven, viewed souvenir. Only the most paranoid make more efficient or
will not accept it. But the vast grant made available by friends of
by an innumerable company of the simple.
majority are overwhelmingly Source of Light. This machinery
redeemed, another contest raged
during those two weeks – for the pleased to receive the gift. For is expensive and we are amazed
In the Print Shop, we continually
many of these people, we may at how quickly money came in
souls of men. Those on earth could ask ourselves if our production is
not know the impact for many to match the grant so we could
not see the final tally, but a heavenly efficient and simple. For years, we
years because we are not trying to
panel of one Judge awarded the gold purchase a Screen PT-R8000
force people to make a decision, have perceived the need to revamp
medals. Here are the results: but a well-thought out serious
thermal laser plate processor
our Prepress Department so that
Gold medal for Courage – to commitment to Jesus Christ. Thank and an Epson Stylus Pro 7800
plates for the printing presses
all the brothers and sisters who you, American brothers and sisters, proof-printer. Praise the Lord!
could be made more easily and
distributed the 100,000 SLM for providing this wonderful gift to Obviously, this is God’s direction
introduce hopeless people to the
economically. Currently, there
Olympic booklets at certain risk to for us. Actually, the proof-printer
Light of Jesus Christ! are up to five steps taken to make
themselves and their families. has already arrived and is set up
plates for new jobs. Repeat jobs
Gold medal for Perseverance Because you gave, thousands of
are easier, but the film “flats” often
– to all who labored for months to Chinese people heard the Gospel,
and thousands received the Gospel
have to be corrected because of
publish the Olympic booklets right
message as the Olympic booklets text changes, or repaired because
up to the time of the Games.
were carried back home to be read of old or damaged film. This
Gold medal for Sacrificial
by family and friends. Thank you for approach to platemaking adds up
Giving – to all the saints who
making this possible. We will need in time, tediousness, and storage
cheerfully contributed of their
a continual supply of funds to our problems.
resources so the booklets could be
“China Printing Project” (CPP) in
published, and faithfully prayed for
order to provide these churches with The computer-to-plate (CTP)
the outreach.
Biblically-sound, Christ-exalting process will eventually revo-
We have received reports of the literature. If you would like to make
impact of the evangelistic booklet,
lutionize prepress. Film imaging,
a contribution toward supplying
“Who is Jesus Christ? that SLM developing, and masking will be
Chinese house churches with our
distributed in Beijing. SLM Bible courses, please earmark eliminated and computer files
Thank you so much for providing your check “CPP,” and send it to: will contain all data needed to
Mike Ventrello explaining the Epson
the beautiful Olympic booklet for SLM International, 1011 Mission make plates on demand. proof-printer
us to distribute during the Games. Road, Madison, Georgia 30650.
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CTP production. Please so we can continue to print and miscellaneous materials,
pray for the Ventrellos uninterrupted. Thank you for are in analog format and must
as they settle here in your prayerful concern. be prepared for digital format.
Madison and for Mike (In other words, formatted and
as he tackles the work Perfection is impossible this side updated for the computer.) Many
before him. Also, please of Heaven, but excellence is an of the lessons were put on film
invite the Ventrellos to achievable goal. We work hard at in the 1970’s so there is much
your local fellowship constantly upgrading our material updating to be done. Again, God
so they may share their because we are ambassadors for provided, at just the right time, and
vision for the work and Christ and we proclaim His truth brought Heather Hoh to us to help
Scott, Ruth Ann, Julianna, and Mike Ventrello
raise their support. via the printed page. CTP will
enable us to produce work more
in preparation for the day the
We know God’s people are efficiently and simply, and thus
plate processor is here and ready
praying for SLM and the printing expedite our mission to know and
for use.
ministry. We haven’t made it this make Him known throughout the
far without intercession on our earth.
As we met around the conference
behalf. We have another request
table, several months ago,
to discuss CTP equipment,
for your prayer list. As we have CTP TRANSITION
studied prepress, the ‘ole tape — NOT ALL ABOUT
another difficulty arose. What
measure has been thoroughly MACHINERY!
person here in the mission could
exercised and . . . we need more Heather Hoh
possibly oversee the conversion
room! For a while, we will have Tran•si•tion (tran
of our current operation over
to generate plates using both the zish’en), n. 1. Movement, with the conversion of lessons to
to CTP? Answer: no one! Onto
old and the new processes until passage, or change from digital format — updating for the
the scene entered Michael and
changeover is complete. We one position, state, stage, computer. Heather has a degree
Ruth Ann Ventrello, and their
determined a sixteen by twenty- subject, concept, etc., to in Illustration, so her expertise is
children, Scott and Julianna. The
four-foot addition to the Print another. perfect for this huge project.
Ventrellos served as missionaries
Shop was necessary to hold all
in Scotland and in South Korea.
the apparatus needed to make Transition to computer-to-plate The transition to CTP in some
Recently, they returned to
plates. This was especially vital is great, but not as easy as it way affects all workers in
the United States because of
as demolition for renovation sounds — just purchase some Prepress and the Print Shop. Pray
health problems, but God’s
in the main building (where new equipment? for our “movement, passage, or
hand is on them nevertheless.
platemaking is now located) change from one position, state,
Michael has the computer
began in October. It was necessary The majority of our Bible stage, subject, concept, etc., to
expertise Source of Light needs
to construct the addition before lessons (in many different another!”
to manage the transition from
remodeling the main building, languages), tracts, certificates,
film and subtractive plates to
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Funds and workers are Phil and Vera Winder
needed to continue the arrived in August to serve at the
renovation and construction Headquarters. Phil is working in
of second floor offices. Pray the Department of Operations.
for safety and efficiency both Stewart Overbey also came the
in the new construction and in end of August to work in the
the relocated offices during this Alternative Media Department.
time. Volunteer work teams have
been a great help in preparation CARIBBEAN
Brian and Gwenda Trapp, for the construction workers to
and their two daughters, have erect the steel and pour concrete HAITI Vehicle urgently needed for literature
returned to the Congo. Before necessary for construction of distribution $5,000
going back, Gwenda had to the offices upstairs.
have thyroid surgery. Pray that
they are refreshed and ready to The Madison Discipleship EASTERN EUROPE
continue to serve the Lord. School steadily has an increase
in enrollment and is grateful ROMANIA Urgently needed to finish construction of
Daniel Sappor saw the Lord that the new computer software Discipleship Training Center (DTC) $17,500
meet many needs while on is working very well.
deputation in the United States.
He returned to Ghana in October. God has protected our WEST AFRICA
Pray that the new equipment missionaries, both in the United
and funds will enable the States and overseas, in their LIBERIA
Discipleship Training Branch thousands of miles of travels • Finish Discipleship Training Center $4,000
there to accomplish more. to serve the Lord and represent • Christmas Program for street people $1,475
Source of Light Ministries
Many areas of India continue International. We also praise the GHANA
to experience severe persecution Lord for the health and strength • Office Building in Muslim area $20,000
from the Muslims and Hindus. He gives our workers, to keep • Reading Room/Internet Café $10,000
Pray that the believers will up with the heavy workload
remain strong in their faith in here at the Headquarters. TOGO
Jesus Christ. More funds are • Ministry Motorcycle $1,635
needed for the support of the Good progress continues in • Generator for outdoor meetings $ 725
Zonal leaders of Source of the editing and formatting of
Light – India, and to complete the WWBI curriculum through
the translation and printing of volunteers and staff at the Please send a separate note with your gift indicating how you want
four of the Bible courses in nine Headquarters. There is a goal of your gift to be used. Thank you for your prayers and participation.
different languages. completion by the end of 2009.

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Gifts received in memory of:
Stewart Anderson by Mrs. Dorothy M. Anderson Welcome to our New Feature
Rev. Norman Hirschy by Mrs. Berdine B. Hirschy
Please Read! Here, are some items needed in our
Scott McCandless by Mr. & Mrs. Helmut Kienitz
various departments that you can supply through
Mr. & Mrs. Dan McCandless
your giving.
Mrs. Alice Shaffstall

Mel Murawski by Mrs. Marion Neugebauer
Bill & Julia Scifres by Mrs. Carole Schwab Maintenance: 1 Dewalt #051844 Framing Nailer $ 250.00

Charles Taylor by Mrs. Mary Esther Messmore Print Shop: 2 Air King #9020 Oscillating Fans $ 150.00 ea
Frank White by Mr. & Mrs. Charles J. Levis, Jr.
Discipleship School: 13 CCD Hand Scanners #WCS3905 $ 175.00 ea
Gifts received in honor of: Postage for mailing lessons $ 3,000.00/mo

Lillian Taylor by Mr. & Mrs. Edward W. Sansom Public Relations: 1 Cannon video camera $ 589.00

Prepress: Polyester Smart Plates $ 125.00/box

** You can make a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one by
simply attaching a note with your gift indicating your desire, General: Medallion Reinforced Tape $ 51.25/case
and the name and address of the person for whom the gift is Gloves $ 20.00/doz
given. Paper products $ 45.00/case
4 Heavy duty shop scoops $ 17.00 ea

Please indicate the item you wish to help with and enclose this page
with your gift in the envelope in the center of The Reaper.
Item(s) I want to help provide ______________________________ $ _____________
Bill Shade Amount enclosed
November 2 – First Baptist Church, Eatonton, Name _______________________________________________________________
Georgia Address _____________________________________________________________
December 5-18 – ETHIOPIA
City _________________________________ State ________ Zip ______________

Source of Light Ministries International
reaches the people of the world
through Christ-centered and time-tested materials
which result in evangelism, discipleship,
and church planting.


Permit No. 33

The Reaper
Winter 2008

Providing the Tools to Finish the Task

SLM International
1011 Mission Road
Madison, Georgia 30650
Phone: 706.342.0397
Fax: 706.342.9072
Web Site:

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