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May 2018

Prayer Requests Ministry Update

 Pray for Paul as he
Teaching Update:
Paul recently taught the book of Matthew to the students
wraps up the school
year at WOLBI New at WOL Bible Institute in Owen Sound, Ontario. This
York. year they have 19 students. Over the course of two
weeks, Paul taught 20 hours. He also shared in men’s
 Pray for the healthy devotions and was able to visit with, encourage, and
growth of our new answer questions of students over meals, and while
baby, Jeremiah. playing basketball, ping-pong, and floor hockey.

 Pray for ministry Paul also had the honor and privilege of teaching the
effectiveness for the Book of Hebrews to the students at WOLBI Ukraine
Learn the Word family during the month of March. He thoroughly enjoyed
of resources. getting to know these 38 students from six different
countries, including Ukraine, Bulgaria, Belarus, USA,
 Pray for Paul as he Russia, and Kazakhstan. What an encouragement it was
writes and defends his to interact with these students and staff who are fully
PhD dissertation.
committed to serving the Lord in Eastern Europe!
 Pray for Paul to have
wisdom in leadership in In addition to his ministry around the world, Paul also
his new position as had the opportunity to teach Hermeneutics to the 2nd Year students this semester on the
Academic Dean. WOLBI New York campus. Hermeneutics is the art and science of Bible interpretation. Paul
was greatly encouraged by the positive feedback he heard from the students after wrapping
 Pray for Jill as she up the course last week.
transitions as a mother
of two little ones.
Dissertation Study Trip:
After teaching at WOL Ukraine for two weeks, Paul hopped
 A successful and safe
on a plane and headed to Corinth, Greece, where he spent five
ministry trip to Canada days collecting data for his dissertation. Paul is required to
and Ukraine. write a 250-350 page dissertation as the final step of his PhD
studies with Baptist Bible Seminary. His topic is “The
 Great spiritual growth archaeology of Corinth and its implications on the exposition
in the students this of 1 Corinthians.” Naturally, he had to visit Greece to learn
year at WOLBI NY. more. During his five days in Greece, Paul stayed with the
WOL Greece Director in Athens (Paul is on WOL Greece’s
 Jeremiah’s safe arrival Paul next to the Bema Seat board), and traveled an hour south to Corinth each day. Paul
and growth! also spent time in the Library of the American School of
Classical Studies at Athens (the college responsible for the ongoing archaeological digs in
 New relationships and Corinth). Paul’s goal is to finish his dissertation by the end of this summer, at which point
opportunities to serve he will be summoned to Baptist Bible Seminary to defend his work in front of a live panel
the Lord in our of esteemed PhD professors.
community and

 God’s continuous Learn the Word Podcast: The Learn the Word Podcast has really picked
blessing upon our lives up steam since its debut just a few months ago. The Podcast is a part of the Learn the Word
and ministry. family of Bible study resources, which consists of online course, podcasts, and written
resources. New episodes of the podcast are added each week, so those who subscribe will
 Wonderful supporters automatically receive the latest installment. The podcasts are hosted by Paul, and his guests
like you! are the highly esteemed guest lecturers who teach at the Bible Institute in New York. The
topics typically relate to a passage of Scripture or area of theology in which the professor specializes. Episodes are typically 25-35 minutes in length. Go to to take
advantage of these valuable Bible study resources.

Jeremiah Paul Weaver
Born May 7, 2018
At 9:58 a.m.
Weight 8 lbs. 4 oz.
19 inches
“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me
together in my mother’s womb. I praise you for I am
fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139:13,14
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