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|Posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:23 PM|
Dear Friends, supporters, and visitors to our Internet sites,
We praise the All MIGHTY ONE for His guiding hand as we have been following His lead.
“Abraham’s Children Ministries” has been an incorporated 501 (c) 3 charitable, non-profit organization since the 1st of August 2008. This was a miraculous act by OUR GOD who made a years-long dream and desire to serve Him a reality! He used a very prominent, God fearing, Fresno Lawyer and his wife. They did all the work and paid all the fees and expenses which until today we have no idea as to what all that amounted.
Dina and I are blessed by God who provides our daily bread through my Social Security Disability Retirement. Praise God for calling Dina to serve Him. She accepted His call and came to the US even though it meant leaving her family, in Portugal, and loosing all her benefits including the unemployment monthly payments and health coverage.
We had a little over $5000.00 in donations sitting in another organizations bank account, for several years, waiting for us to have our own “identity”. This was how we were able to pay our office monthly rent, $575.00, for over nine months. God had a purpose for us to be there!
In March 2010, while attending a “business mixer” organized by the Clovis City Chamber of Commerce, the vice president and general manager of the Fresno’s KIRV 1510AM radio station, which serves California’s Central Valley from Modesto in the North to Bakersfield in the South, stepped into our office wanting to know more about our logo. After more than an hour, she told us that more people need to hear what God has put in and on our minds and hearts. She offered to interview us live for a whole hour. That led to them offering us two more program times, one and a half hours, free! We then signed a contract for a weekly one hour program.
We had to give up our office and work from home to be able to pay for the air time but, with almost no financial support, we had to give notice and end our live broadcast on Tuesday the 31st of August.
KIRV 1510AM management staff was so kind and gave us the CD recordings of our programs with permission to post them on the WEB. Many of you have heard and or read what God has given us to share with all who are looking to learn more about His limitless LOVE to ALL Humanity. Some results are:
- More than 1500 visits to the website and blogspot, some are individuals and some are groups from almost 200 cities in over 35 countries all over the world.
- Unknown numbers of Facebook friends, readers, and listeners to our programs which are in a “dropbox” on the WEB. Some of our large Cyber Space family members have downloaded our programs and are sharing them with their friends and families.
- Thank God for “SKYPE”! We have spent countless hours sharing (learning together), counseling, and praying with many “brothers and sisters of all ‘religions’” seeking to know God’s will and refusing to follow “man’s doctrine”.
We would like to be back “on the air” but with a different format and for shorter but more frequent programs. Please pray that God would lead us to make the right decisions.
We have also had the privilege of lending financial support, albeit limited because of our depleting funds, to some in desperate need.
In a miraculous way, God made it possible for us to attend a very important, educational, and net working conference in Spain this past November. We had to borrow money and “step into the Jordan River” in faith to pay for that!
God has sent us some very much needed donations but we still need more to finish the year in the black.
Do you feel God tugging at your heart? Would you be willing to be used by Him to support the ministry He has entrusted to us? Can you benefit from yet another “tax deductible” donation which will go 100% to the ministry?
PLEASE, take our request to THE ALMIGHTY in prayer and follow His instruction!
Thank you for reading this message!
Have a wonderful Holiday Season and may THE PRINCE OF PEACE, GOD ALMIGHTY, bless and prosper you during the New Year “2011”.
Your brother and sister in His service,
Zaher & Dina Estassi