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Dominica Update

April 2011
Blog Site: www.tonycornelius.org
Tony & Martha Cornelius — PO Box 701 Roseau Dominica — 767-445-8637 — tcornelius@gfamissions.org

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Praise
 THE LORD HAS INCREASED OUR ATTENDANCE SOME
IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS. PRAY AS WE SEEK TO
MINISTER TO THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF EACH ONE.
 WE ALSO REJOICE IN THOSE MEMBERS WHO REMAIN
FAITHFUL AND JOYFULLY GROWING IN THE LORD.
PRAY FOR OTHER MEMBERS AND REGULAR ATTENDERS
WHO NEED TO PUT THEIR EYES BACK ON THE LORD.
 PRAISE THE LORD FOR FAITHFUL CO-WORKERS
AXEL AND NICKY AUGUISTE AND THEIR LITTLE
BLESSING, JEDIDAH. THEY ARE A TREMENDOUS HELP
TO US IN THE MINISTRY.
We have had a lot of rain lately. The
weather report usually calls for 30%  GUERY AND VERNIE ARE REJOICING IN THE LORD
regardless of sun or clouds. We had a week BLESSING VERNIE WITH A SAFE DELIVERY OF A
HEALTHY BABY BOY, CHRISTON.
recently where we didn’t see the sun for 5
days. It is even raining as I write this
Update. For someone who was called
“Flumin’ the Water Rat” as a little boy, I Prayer
am in my element. However, C ONTINUED ON THE BACK
 PRAYESPECIALLY FOR RONALD GEORGES. HE HAS
NOT ATTENDED SERVICES FOR A LONG TIME AND IS
STRUGGLING SPIRITUALLY. PEASE PRAY!
 PRAY FOR AN UNMARRIED COUPLE, ADDISON AND
While we have had some showers o f DIANA. AXEL RECENTLY LED THEM TO THE LORD
adversity, there are many showers of AND IS SEEKING TO DISCIPLE THEM.
blessings. I gave a ride to a young mother,
 PRAY FOR THE SALVATION OF CARMEN WHO
Carmen, and her one month old baby the RECENTLY SHOWED INTEREST IN THE GOSPEL.
other day. There were several others on the
bus, and I had handed them each a tract.  PRAY ALSO FOR LENUS AND HIS FAMILY. HE
REQUESTED I START A BIBLE STUDY WITH THEM
Again, it was raining cats and dogs and the AND HE WANTS TO GET MARRIED AND FOLLOW THE
riders were very thankful for the lift. LORD. PRAY ALSO FOR DENUS, HIS SON.

1Thessalonians 5:24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
When It Rains…
we have had some difficulties raining down
on us as well. When we first arrived, our
bus, (van to most of
you), was not
running due to an
alternator problem.
I fixed it with used continued down the road she asked me if I
parts and just the was a Christian. I said I was and asked her if
other day it went she was. She did not hesitate to tell me she
out again. I have now fixed it with new was not a Christian. I asked her if she knew
parts as a new one is not available on the what a Christian was and she said “You have
island. We have had two used tires blow on to give your life to Christ”. I said that is true
us, one stabilizer bar bracket come apart and spent the rest of the 10 min. ride sharing
twice, we bumped the oil pan on the way to with her the Gospel. She was so interested I
town losing a quart and a half of oil by the asked her if she would like my wife and me to
time we got home and one of the back have a Bible study with her sometime. She
brakes had a problem locking and then the said she would like that so I got her contact
other one completely fell apart. I have had infor mation. We have not scheduled a
to cancel two scheduled Bible studies, meeting with her yet due to constant
Youth Meeting, and one Sunday evening problems with the bus but trust the Lord this
service as well as not being available to coming week will provide an opportunity to
transport the special needs students to share the Gospel with her again. Please pray
school for several days. As I said, “When it for the Lord to prepare Carmen’s heart to
rains…” The bus is on the road again but believe on Him for her salvation from sin.
is in need of some more attention. Pray
that the Lord will keep His hand on it as it The Lord gives me many opportunities to
is in much demand for the ministry. Any share the Gospel as I give rides to folks. Just
diesel mechanics need a vacation? yesterday I shared the Gospel with a
drunkard I picked up on my way to town. I
Showers of Blessings… had a blessed conversation with a Christian
As I neared my home in Crayfish River I lady on that same trip as well. They all do
asked Carmen how far she was going. She not show the same interest, but the Lord is
said “Senecou.” Senecou is at the southern able to take that little seed and cause it to
end of the Carib Territory, and I live near spring up into everlasting life.
the northern end. There was a bus behind
me so as I slowed to turn off on my road I Thank you for your prayer and financial
tried to stop the bus to give Carmen and support that enables us to labor with the
her baby a ride. The bus zoomed right by so Lord to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ
I told her I would take her on home. As we with the dear folks here in Dominica.
Your Servants for Jesus Name Tony & Martha Cornelius

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