Adoption, Aging Out, Eastern Europe

Two Precious Children in a Desperate Situation

My heart is heavy for all those waiting in orphanages around the world. Some are waiting for their families to be able to travel to finally bring them home. Some have families praying for them and longing to have them home.
Most wait with no hope! As I type this I am holding our 5 year old from Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (featured cover photo.) I can not begin to imagine what her first 4 years were like and I can not imagine her in a crib alone and wasting away. Today she is thriving and developing a personality that is full of life and love! She is a gift from the Almighty God to our family.
I want to show you 2 little girls in a desperate situation. We have also adopted from the country they are currently living in. They both will age out soon meaning they will no longer be able to be adopted and the place they will transfer to is NOT GOOD!
Please get in touch with us at Ting Ministries and I will connect you to those that have more information regarding both girls. They are not sisters and do not need to be adopted together.
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James 1:27
South Asia, Team Ting, update

Ministry Update from South Asia

 

Ministry Update from South Asia! We recently received a ministry update from our partners. Read and learn what the Lord is accomplishing through the Ting Ministries family and network in other countries and join us in prayer for these needs.
“Since the whole month of May was lockdown, we could not visit different villages enough to really involve them in ministry. But we were able to do evangelism in some villages. They are all Buddhists where we have shared the gospel in the village. They were receptive for gospel and asking us many questions about God. Some people were touched in their hearts and accepted Christ as their Lord and personal Savior. They were very much glad to hear about the word of God.
Leaders traveling through the jungle for ministry
We also planted a house church. The members have been doing what we have taught them to do and leading church services, bible studies, prayer meetings, home visits by turns. They have much unity in their respective activities. If they faced any difficulties in their activities, they helped each other.
Praise the Lord three souls were baptized!
Please continue to pray for the children at the children’s home. They needed more prayer for them so that God will provide all their needs and they may live and study in a good environment.
Please also continually pray for my daughter for recovering her sickness. She is very weak and couldn’t eat. We need a miracle from God for her healing.”
We are always strengthened in spirit and encouraged when we receive word from our partners around the world. We hope that you will also be uplifted by this update and encouraged to know how the Lord is still moving and working in these times of uncertainty! If you feel led to give so that ministry may continue in South Asia, please see the donation information below. Donations of just $15 (or more) are greatly appreciated for the children’s home. If designated, your gift will go directly to the physical and educational needs of the children living there. Thank you and may God Bless You with the Shalom of Messiah Yeshua!
1. Send a check: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Bible Orphan Ministry, Countries, Orphan Care, Pakistan, Philippines, South Asia

Ting Ministries: May 2020 Newsletter

This newsletter was originally published as an email sent to subscribers on May 11, 2020. 

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Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!

We are so glad to share this ministry newsletter with you. It has been a busy time in the Carpenter household. Though you may not have seen many posts, we hope you know that your generosity is continuing to make a difference around the world in this time of great need! We hope you are blessed and encouraged by these ministry updates .

Blessings,
Brian and Stephanie Carpenter, co-directors

Ministry Updates:

Here’s how Ting Ministries continues to serve around the world and proclaim the name of Jesus Christ!

  • The Philippines: Pastor “John” and his wife continue to minister to remote and vulnerable peoples who are receiving no aid otherwise. They believe more people will die of starvation than of any other means, given the current situation in the country. Please pray for protection of ministry, safe travels, and receptive hearts as they share the love of Christ. Pictured: Food outreach in the Philippines

  • Indonesia: Through the Carpenter’s former Compassion International sponsor child, Ting Ministries is reaching vulnerable and elderly individuals with food resources during the crisis. Continued prayers for provision, strength and protection appreciated. Pictured: Distributing food to families in-need

  • South Asia: Please continue to keep Pastor “James'” teenage daughter in your prayers. She is recovering well from a bout of illness, though she is still weak. We continue to have opportunities for sponsorships ($15/month). Please pray for provision for the children’s home in-country. There is a great need for teachers and cooks there, as well as for the growth and sustaining of women’s ministry. Pictured: Children from the children’s home singing praise and worship songs. Also: Ministry partners must make long treks through rugged terrain to share the Gospel and reach villages with basic supplies.

  • Romania: We are continuing to serve in partnership with Romanian animal rescuers and through them Ting Ministries is sharing the love of Jesus not only to abused animals but also some to needy souls. Our contacts were working to purchase a small home with a plot of land but do to the lockdown and fears amid the virus since the sale has fallen through. But out of the huge disappointment God is doing something better. We have been able to use a plot of land already owned by our contacts and tear down the ruined structure and begin rebuilding a small home. Most of the animals are already on the property now and the fencing is being fixed. 12 of the rescued puppies have been able to make it safely to the UK to their new families even though they had been delayed a month due to the lockdown in Romania. Since we are tearing down and rebuilding we now have 2 more families being blessed by Ting Ministries. Please add Marian and Mr. I and their families to your prayers as they are daily working on the tear down and rebuild. Marian was raised by his grandmother and is 21 and has no parents. Mr. I has 1 son who is 18 and his wife passed away. Pray that we can share the love of Jesus and the Gospel! Pictured: Marian working on rebuilding.

  • Ukraine: Please continue to pray for Bible Orphan Ministry as they minister to aging-out orphans and for Pastor Misha’s health. Pictured: Dinner with youth at the home of BOM

  • Pakistan: Pray for recent ministry developments, including student sponsorships, that have started to grow through local believers. Pictured: Believers worshipping in Pakistan

Adoption, Avi's Story, China, Philippines, Projects

Happy 13th Birthday, Princess Avigayil “Tin Tin!”

Happy 13th Birthday Princess Avigayil Christina “Avi /Tin Tin”!

There are no words to express the daily agony of missing you. I have a confidence that I will see you again because of Jesus Christ. John 14:3 My assurance and my hope is because my eternal future is secure. I made a personal decision to accept Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior.

Just this week I watched a YouTube video called “Sheep Among Wolves” and attended the showing of “Free Burma Rangers”. Please look both of these up and watch for yourself. This life is not all there is – as a believer in Christ I must live for Him.

As I live without the physical presence of my sweet princess I breathe in deeply and I miss her with every breath. I remember that it was so hard to breathe without her as I waited for her before we adopted her as our daughter. Now I wait for you again on this side of heaven and it is even harder to breathe without you… AND

You are the very essence of love and you smelled of the sweet aroma of Christ. Most missed the gift you were and I am saddened for them because they missed the touch of God on this side of heaven.

We were given a gift by God Himself in you. Most don’t know that you were born from a violent act of rape upon your young 15 year old birth mother and she chose life for you. I pray every day for her healing from her pain and that one day she too will know Jesus as her Lord and Savior and she will know what a gift God gave the world through the daughter she birthed.

Everything about you drew me closer to Our Father in heaven and He continues to use your life to draw me into a deeper fellowship with Himself.

We honor your life by continuing your legacy to be a voice for the voiceless. I remember saying at Avi’s celebration service “Don’t leave this room without being changed.”

Local friends please join us at a “birthday party” fundraiser for bringing Katie home from China. The Gulnac family has said Yes to adopt Katie. Please join us for Pork BBQ and help celebrate Avi and bring Katie home. Saturday the 29th at Fairland Brethren in Christ Church Lebanon Pa 2-4 pm eat in or take out all by donation to Dan and Jess Gulnac for Katie.

Anyone not local we are using Avi’s voice to raise funds for the building of Tin Tin’s House in the Philippines and the purchase of a home in Romania for a dear friend with a special needs sister. Please pray and help by donating at www.paypal.me/tingministries

Or, you may send a check to Ting Ministries 29 East Poplar Street Lebanon Pa 17042

Current Projects, Philippines

Clothes for Fire Victims

Dear friends of Ting Ministries! Several weeks ago, a fire ravaged part of the Philippines. Now, there are many displaced families and children with nowhere to go. Our team in the Philippines would like to purchase $300 worth of clothing for these precious children who are in need! If just 30 people gave $10, this need would be covered in a day! Would you consider donating $10, or if you are unable to give, can you share this article?

If you would like to give, you may:
1. Give online at: www.paypal.me/Tingministries
2. Send a check: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

100% of your gift will go directly to this area of ministry. Our team in the US and in the Philippines thanks you! Proverbs 31:8-9