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The Lord has done great things for us - Psalm 126

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The gang's all here in Prague for e3 Europe Regional Mid Level Training Last week we attended the e3 Europe Regional meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. This wonderful time of training and fellowship was an incredible blessing.  e3 Europe Director, Bill Payton organized the entire group made up of e3 Executive staff, as well as e3 missionaries, pastors and trainers either from or working in Romania, Poland, Germany, England, Greece, Ireland and Czech Republic. e3's Troy Cooper, Ray Vaughn,Tom Hall and Rick Preato lead our training sessions which were not only informative but also reaffirming, both of the great challenges that face us in Europe and for the great opportunities we have for God's Kingdom work.

We were extremely blessed to have author Steve Addison challenge us with a teaching from his new book, The Rise andFall of Movements, about how we need to remember that in order to see success in ministry, we must always return to our identity in Christ. If we lose sight …

The most common questions

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The High Celtic Cross at Monasterboise         

"So, Lisa, do you have a specific role at e3 other than helping Tony?" "Do you do anything else besides being a pastor's wife?" I get these questions a lot. Sometimes they make me chuckle and if I'm honest, sometimes they dishearten me. Whilst I do love being married to my missionary/pastor husband, my calling to be a missionary was just that, my calling. Yes, God called Tony and I to serve together, but the call was clearly on my life as well, 15 years ago.

For the past 13 years, I have been serving with e3 Partners ministry as a faith missionary. "Oh, so what do you actually do?" That is always the next question. My role is two-fold. I am a Senior Trip Leader, which means I lead teams to go share the Good News of Jesus to Ireland. There is much work that goes into leading an overseas trip:  setting and keeping within a budget, training the team for the ministry …

Lisa's new role, gearing up for 2019 and Merry Christmas!

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Thankful as we look back and ahead...
Once again as we close another year, we look back with praise and thanksgiving to all that God has brought into 2018 and look ahead with praise and excitement at what He has planned for us in 2019.

Lisa's New Role:
This fall, Lisa was made a Senior Trip Leader and starting in January, she will be the Implementation Director for Ireland. So what does this all mean? Our plan is to be in Ireland about 3-4 times in 2019, and Tony will focus on training leaders and Lisa will take over a larger role in team development and overseeing implementation of the country strategy.

Trainings/Outreach
We continued to train churches and equipped them for both local and global ministry. The opportunities that exist in Houston have us very excited as it is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the nation and we are actively raising up teams to reach Unreached People Groups in the area.

Plans for 2019:
The new year is fast approaching and will be filled with won…

Contending For The Faith

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During our last campaign, we challenged our team to read the book of Colossians everyday. Each morning during devotional, we shared what God was speaking to each one of us. In chapter 2:1 Paul writes "I want you to know how hard I am contending for you" and that became a theme for us as we went out daily, searching for persons of peace and sharing the Gospel.

This was a great trip. God is moving in Ireland and He opened many doors for us to minister to people. The team prayed for 70 people, shared the Gospel with 58, trained 1 Believer, had 3 Discovery Bible Studies and 9 people to follow up with. GOD IS SO GOOD!

Quite often we get asked what do we do when the weather gets bad. Well, it drives you indoors but the work continues! Below: Crystal and Michael at the mall, Tony at the Kingfisher Restaurant, Jonathan at Relish Coffee House and Lisa invited in from the foul weather to have Italian coffee & chocolates whilst sharing with an Italian gentleman.Colossians also spea…

It's finally here! e3 Giving Day!

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Ha'penney Bridge over the River Liffey in Dublin How can you use your God-given gifts and resources to make an impact for His Kingdom? Let us introduce you to e3 Partners! https://youtu.be/xPnh2JNzKcY All online donations given to e3 Partners today, September 13th, will be enhanced by a $100,000 pool of bonus funds, enhancing your impact! Partner with us as we work to make a local church accessible to every person in Ireland and here at home!
Click on the link below to give.

https://www.purecharity.com/fundraisers/6353/fund

Thank you for your partnership in reaching the unreached for Christ!
- Tony & Lisa


On the move

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Well, we are settled in Houston. The move from Tulsa went very smoothly as even our cat, Munchie, has adjusted well. Although it was difficult saying good-bye to friends and family, we know that God has wonderful things for us here in Texas and we look forward to continuing the work that He called us to so many years ago. With that said, we decided to hit the ground running and have already met with NPLHouston and church planting team members; we're looking forward to working alongside them to reach Houston for Christ. Houston is the 4th largest city in the nation and with the economy booming, an average of 200+ people move into the area every day! Also, Houston ranks highly in being on of the most ethnically diverse city in the country. There is so much opportunity here to reach the world by just stepping out our front door.

IRELAND
A lot is happening...As of this writing, we have our team from Canada on their way to County Mayo (Republic of Ireland) to share Jesus and serve the …

Return from Ireland and Exciting News!

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Twelve years ago, we came on staff with e3 Partners! In that time, we have shared the Gospel, planted churches, trained disciples and help start an orphanage while working in countries like Egypt, Ethiopia, Syria, Jordan, India, Nepal, Peru and Uganda. And of course, our recent work in Ireland as well as being part of the NoPlaceLeft network to reach Tulsa OK for Christ.  Being part of the e3 family is an amazing blessing for us! Every now and again, we comment to each other that this ministry is pretty much all we've known as a married couple. On June 3, we celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary and if you include the several mission trips we did prior to e3 in 2004 & 2005...well, it really is what we've dedicated our lives and marriage to.  As we continue to serve Ireland with e3, God has opened another exciting door for us with Cypress Bible Church in Cypress (Houston) Texas where Tony has accepted a position as Outreach and Missions Pastor. Cypress Bible is a wonderfu…