So Long, Farewell, Auf wiedersehen, Goodbye…

I was inspired by my recent viewing of “Sound of Music – Live!” And, yes. I definitely Googled, copied and pasted “auf wiedersehen.”

Ladies and gentledudes, my time in America is drawing to a close. Here is a time line:

  • Dec 24: Christmas Eve with the extended family
  • Dec 25: Christmas Day with my mom, dad, and brother
  • Dec 27: Fly to Atlanta
  • Dec 27 – Jan 4: Hang out with Brandy and other friends who are on furlough from PNG
  • Jan 5: Begin the flight to Papua New Guinea

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I know. I’m freaking out, too. Here’s a loose look at my flight schedule:

  • Jan 5: Charlotte – Houston – LAX
  • Jan 5 to Jan 7: LAX – Fiji (international date line! I don’t get a Jan 6…)
  • Jan 7: Fiji – Solomon Islands – Papua New Guinea

These flights are pretty tight. Please be in prayer for no delays and smooth transitions. Especially my luggage. 🙂

Another thing to be in prayer for is me and my family. Leaving and saying good bye is rough, even when you know you’re supposed to be going.

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My Family! – Me. My brother, Zeb. My dad, Mike. And my mom, Becky. I think it’s pretty self explanatory who’s who. I mean, I know Zeb and I look like twins, but come on, y’all. He’s blonde. Get it together.

Welp, that’s all I’ve got. My brain is on over-load mode. I’m even making lists. And doing what they say. Who am I?

Merry Christmas!

– Leah

TWO DAYS TO GO.

*click here to see a video about the school I teach at in Papua New Guinea! Most of the older kids you see? Yeah, I taught them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR6MInvYpTg

These are some of my kids! They are dressed up in honor of PNG Independence Day! Please consider partnering with my ministry in the next TWO DAYS to get me back to them this January! Give online at www.wycliffe.org/partner/leah-rigsby.
PNG Indepence Day

Jesus is continuing to move and continuing to blow my mind. His faithfulness has rocked my world.

“I believe. Help my unbelief.” – Mark 9:24

Here’s where we stand:

TWO DAYS and $509 per month to be at 100%

As of December 5, this is the amount left per month to get to 100% of my required ministry budget. need to be at 100% by December 7, in order to return to Papua New Guinea by January 7, for the start of the second semester of school so we will have enough math teachers for all of the classes we offer.

Your monthly partnerships with my ministry are what make it possible for me to serve in Papua New Guinea. These partnerships are so important to the work done in Papua New Guinea and throughout the world. Without them, the Bible would not get translated into the languages that need them. Thank you SO MUCH for the role you play as financial and prayer partners in Bible translation!

Important Info!

Please prayerfully consider if God is asking you to be part of my ministry to missionary kids and their families in PNG. A monthly gift of any size will help meet my remaining need of $509/month.

**If you cannot start your partnership until after the December 7 deadline, please let me know, now, what you are considering and that amount can still go toward meeting 100%! Send me an e-mail at leah_rigsby@sil.org

To Give Online (card or check) go to www.wycliffe.org/partner/leah-rigsby

Thanks for your prayers and encouragement! Please continue to pray for 100% by December 7!

– Leah

Four Days to go…

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*click here to see a video about what God has called me to in Papua New Guinea: http://youtu.be/JLIb_Q7auUs

Jesus. Is. Awesome. Lord, forgive me for freaking out and not seeing you where You are.

“I believe. Help my unbelief.” – Mark 9:24

Please continue to pray!!! Here’s where we stand:

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FOUR DAYS and $586 per month to be at 100%

($586/mo - updated Dec 3)

FOUR DAYS:

I need to be at 100% byDecember 7, in order to return to Papua New Guinea by January 7, for the start of the second semester of school so we will have enough math teachers for all of the classes we offer.

Leah, why do you need to be at 100% a month in advance? I’m glad you asked. Here are some bullet points:

  • It takes paperwork to re-enter a country
  • It takes paperwork to work in a another country
  • It…

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Four Days to go…

*click here to see a video about what God has called me to in Papua New Guinea: http://youtu.be/JLIb_Q7auUs

Jesus. Is. Awesome. Lord, forgive me for freaking out and not seeing you where You are.

“I believe. Help my unbelief.” – Mark 9:24

Please continue to pray!!! Here’s where we stand:

Photo on 2014-08-24 at 12.48

FOUR DAYS and $586 per month to be at 100%

($586/mo - updated Dec 3)

FOUR DAYS:

I need to be at 100% by December 7, in order to return to Papua New Guinea by January 7, for the start of the second semester of school so we will have enough math teachers for all of the classes we offer.

Leah, why do you need to be at 100% a month in advance? I’m glad you asked. Here are some bullet points:

  • It takes paperwork to re-enter a country
  • It takes paperwork to work in a another country
  • It takes paperwork to plan travel arrangements and living situations
  • I think you see where I’m going here…

$586/month

As of December 3, this is the amount left per month to get to 100% of my required ministry budget. Your monthly partnerships with my ministry are what make it possible for me to serve in Papua New Guinea. These partnerships are so important to the work done in Papua New Guinea and throughout the world. Without them, the Bible would not get translated into the languages that need them. Thank you SO MUCH for the role you play as financial and prayer partners in Bible translation!

Important Info!

Please prayerfully consider if God is asking you to be part of my ministry to missionary kids and their families in PNG. A monthly gift of any size will help meet my remaining need of $586/month.

**If you cannot start your partnership until after the December 7 deadline, please let me know, now, what you are considering and that amount can still go toward meeting 100%! Send me an e-mail at leah_rigsby@sil.org

To Give Online (card or check) go to www.wycliffe.org/partner/leah-rigsby

Thanks for your prayers and encouragement! Please continue to pray for 100% by December 7! Check here to see the progress over the next week!

– Leah