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  • Ross Family November 2017 Prayer Requests

    * Pray for safety in flying as Mike and his fellow pilot Amos deal with clouds and wind on the mountain airstrips.

    * Continue to pray for the paperwork process for airstrips, a hangar and an airplane that have been held up for several years. There has been encouraging progress on the airplane. Thank you for praying.

    * Pray for the final paperwork to open a new airstrip, San Miguel el Grande, and that it in turn would open a door for the gospel in that community.

    * Pray for the pastors in Amoltepec as they study the ESI material using tablets.

    * Pray for many effected by the multiple earthquakes in Mexico. Ask for God’s peace, provision and for unity among Christians to reach out to those in need.

  • Ross Family October 2017 News

    Dear Friends,

    Please forgive us for our lack of communication. We spent September on an MAF mandated rest in Ohio with family. We are now back in Oaxaca trying to get back up to speed on all the things we missed during our trip.

    Many have asked about the large earthquakes in Mexico in September. Oaxaca is located about 150 miles from the epicenter of the 8.1 and about 200 miles from the epicenter of the 7.1 near Mexico City. Members of our MAF team and church family in Oaxaca are all well and so are all their extended families who live closer to the epicenters. We did a number of flights moving patients to hospitals in Oaxaca and supplies to those left homeless. There have been a number of aftershocks so people are very concerned.

  • Ross Family October 2017 Prayer Requests

    * Pray for safety in flying as Mike and his fellow pilot Amos deal with clouds and rain on the mountain airstrips.

    * Continue to pray for the paperwork process for airstrips, a hangar and an airplane that have been held up for several years. Pray for the final paperwork to open a new airstrip and that it in turn would open a door for the gospel.

    * Pray for the pastors in Amoltepec as they study the ESI material using tablets.

    * Pray “earnestly” for more workers! The harvest is plentiful but the laborers few (Matt 9:37-38).

  • Ross Family September 2017 Prayer Requests

    * Pray for safety in flying as Mike and his fellow pilot Amos deal with clouds and rain on the mountain airstrips.

    * Continue to pray for the paperwork process for airstrips, a hangar and an airplane that have been held up for several years. Pray for the final paperwork to open a new airstrip and that it in turn would open a door for the gospel.

    * Pray for the pastors in Amoltepec as they study the ESI material using tablets.

    * Pray “earnestly” for more workers! The harvest is plentiful but the laborers few (Matt 9:37-38).

  • Ross Family August 2017 Prayer Requests

    * Pray for safety in flying as Mike and his fellow pilot Amos deal with clouds and rain on the mountain airstrips.

    * Continue to pray for the paperwork process for airstrips, a hangar and an airplane that have been held up for several years. Pray for the opportunity to open a new airstrip this month that it would open a door for the gospel.

    * Pray for the pastors in Amoltepec as they study the ESI material using tablets. Pray that the technology would be a positive tool to encourage their studies.

  • Ross Family July 2017 News

    Dear Friends,

    Greetings from rainy Oaxaca. In the month of June we dealt with a lot of rain and clouds in Oaxaca. The landscape around us has changed from brown to green. We needed the rain but we dealt with three named tropical storms so we had lots of rain. The local reservoirs went from critically low to full in a couple of weeks.

    As the weather permits we continue serving several mountain communities. We received a request to help open an old airstrip that hasn’t been used for many years called San Miguel. We will make a trip overland to inspect the airstrip next week and then follow up with a flight afterward. Please pray for wisdom and safety in the whole process. Pray for open doors to share the gospel in this Mixteco indigenous community.

  • Ross Family June 2017 Ministry News & Update

    Download a copy of the Ross' June 2017 Ministry News & Update with photos here.

  • Ross Family July 2017 Prayer Requests

    * Pray for safety in flying as Mike and his fellow pilot Amos deal with clouds and rain on the mountain airstrips.

    * Continue to pray for the paperwork process for airstrips, a hangar and an airplane that have been held up for several years. Praise God for continuing small advances on the possibility of reopening the Milta airstrip which would give them access to their hangar.

  • Ross June 2017 Prayer Request Update

    Dear Friends,

    Thank you for your prayers. Yesterday we were able to buy gasoline for our airplanes for the first time in a month. We are very thankful to be in a position do flights again.Pray that the problems that caused the shortage will be resolved.

    At the moment we are experiencing the effects of Tropical Storm Calvin. We hope to be able to resume normal flights by late this week.

    Blessings,

    Mike & Joan

  • Ross June 2017 Special Prayer Request

    Dear Friends,

    We would appreciate your prayers. There has not been any gasoline available for our airplanes for over two weeks and we were told yesterday that it could easily be another two weeks. Bottom line is that someone in the government agency that handles all the aviation gasoline in Mexico needs to authorize a shipment of gasoline to Oaxaca. Please pray that a decision will be made in a timely manner.

    Blessings,

    Mike & Joan