ERIC MURPHY UPDATE JULY 2017
—Helping My Little Mother
—LIFE Romania Is Off To A Great Start!
—Camp Monty 2017 Is Happening Later This Month
HELPING MY LITTLE MOTHER
What we did to help my little mother is normally what a family does after a death. No, my mother is very much alive in an assisted living facility that is just two doors down from where she used to live. We sold her condo, had an estate sale and gave whatever was left over to both Goodwill and the Salvation Army. It was a ton of work and quite exhausting. During this process Stephanie decorated mother’s new room with family pictures, special mementos and “what-nots” that she enjoys. She is doing well there and all of us survived. It was mother’s decision to do all of this and she made the right choice because she could no longer maintain her home. Glad we could help. You can write to her if you would like to do so: Glenna Murphy, 408 Timber Ridge Drive, Beckley WV 25801.
Thankful that God gave me strength despite struggling with ankle problems. Surgery is planned for July 14. Hold the presses! The surgery is now on hold as of a meeting with my surgeon’s PA this week. Many people have been praying for my ankle. God enabled me to help my mother and He has done something in my ankle through all of this. There is still some pain, but I can walk better. The surgeon has advised me to continue to rest my ankle and will evaluate my situation in three months. The PA said that the surgery is very difficult and the recovery time would be significant. They want to wait to see if my ankle continues to improve. Please pray!
LIFE ROMANIA IS OFF TO A GREAT START!
So far 127 children have come to Christ in western Romania at our camp locations close to Arad, Romania and at the other camp in southeast Romania. Two youth camps held at the same time in two locations … how exciting! Please pray for a great harvest this summer.
This week we will have two camps for ages 12-16 in Romania. We are thankful for a couple of groups that are going to serve there this summer. One is from Raleigh, North Carolina and the other is from our home church in Jacksonville, Florida. We were able to get a few individuals to serve there this summer which includes Corey Tornes from the Bible Center Church in Charleston, West Virginia. Corey is a student at Marshall University and he is having a blast serving with Iulian Avramescu’s team at LIFE Romania.
CAMP MONTY 2017 IS HAPPENING LATER THIS MONTH
The first Camp Monty was held in 2007. God used me to get this camp started as I went to find young people hanging out at a basketball court. At that time there were only a handful of young people in Montenegro who claimed to be believers. Some of our first converts were those I found playing basketball. A few of them are helping us today in the eleventh season of Camp Monty? To God be the glory. Camp Director Jim Compton is leading Camp Monty and he has assembled a quality team.
Thank you for your friendship, love and concern. Thank you for all that you do.
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