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Joyously partnering with you to help train third world missionaries January 2017

How Beautiful Are the Feet

And how will anyone go and tell them without being sent? That is why the Scriptures say,
How beautiful are the feet of them that bring good news. (Romans 10:15)

Robert is stylin these days in gorgeous surgical shoes, one for each
foot! He ended up in the ER a couple of days before Christmas, and
was treated for cellulitis in his foot and released to the care of an
excellent podiatrist. There are some issues that need to be dealt
with in both feet to help prevent recurrence of infections, and that
will begin happening with some medications and minor surgeries
when the current infection is cleared. In the meantime, several small wounds are bandaged,
and surgical shoes are necessary to protect his toes. Infections can quickly turn to amputa-
tions in diabetics, so it is important that these issues be dealt with quickly and thoroughly.
Looks like Robert is joining me with his own cant ignore health issues. Sigh.

On the bright side, we are confident that nothing comes into our lives but that it passes first
through the loving hands of our Father. Everything he allows, He uses for good. He continues
to chip away at things that shouldnt be in our lives, and polish things that should, making us
ever more fit to do the work He has for us. We value your prayers for us and our ministry!
Ministry Update
God continues to put ministry opportunities before each Praise
of us in line with His giftings. Roberts knowledge and Our health care providers
research is being poured into courses to train third world
Opportunities for ministry
missionaries and offering consulting help to others in-
volved in similar ministries. Even as I write this para- Our wonderful supporters
graph, he is Skyping with a professor friend in Peru,
Gods faithfulness
proffering suggestions for courses the friend is develop-
ing. As for me, God has given me the privilege of minis- His amazing capacity to work
for good in all things
tering, in English and Spanish, nearby and across the
miles, to a number of women He has brought into my
life. I am also ministered to and blessed by them!

Piling Up
Healing for both of us; better
With a year of cancer treatments behind us and more to sleep
come, plus the out-of-pocket expenses surrounding the
Judys scan coming up Jan. 9
care of Roberts feet, we are facing some hefty bills. We
look forward to seeing what creative solutions Jesus will Wisdom for Robert for what
have for us this time! If you feel God tugging at your heart to include in his courses
to be part of His provision, one option is the YouCaring Wise investment of time in
page that some dear friends lovingly developed for us: Gods priorities for us If you
Gods provision for the needs
need a tax deductible receipt, giving through Partners in of our supporters
Joy is the best way:
judy-reed. His provision for our needs

Thank You and Happy New Year!

We appreciate all of you who are partners with
us in our ministry. Thank you for supporting us
with finances, prayer, and encouragement. May
Gods blessing overflow in your lives in this new
year, and may He provide abundantly for all of
your needs.

Robert and Judy Reed, 935 Green Rock Dr, Duncanville, TX 75137 214-725-3439 (R), 972-679-2884 (J) for online giving
YouCaring site for updates and gifts for cancer expenses:
Partners in Joy, PO Box 3761, Pueblo, CO 81005 972-283-7910