A Reminder From My Granddaughter
The Lord has made it clear to me how fragile life really is. Just recently, a large Brahma bull broke out of his pen at a petting zoo and stepped on my three year-old granddaughter's chest. It's miraculous that she survived.
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CFO Monthly Breakfast
2nd Wednesday of the Month, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
at Baugher's Country Restaurant, 289 West Main Street Extension.
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100,000 Wristbands to Siberia
Siberia was formerly communist. We have been helping their Nationals reach out for Jesus for three
years with tremendous results. Thousands are receiving Jesus as their personal Savior.
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Sending Colors Around the World
CFO MONTHLY BREAKFAST
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Testimony John Finnessy
Praise The Lord for 2014
Month of February
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
Mark 15:16 “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world,
and preach the gospel to every creature.”
We heard exciting testimonies at our 27th Annual Luncheon.
We are working around the world to win lost souls that are now turning to Jesus!
In February we helped support a big outreach in Turkey and other International and domestic outreaches.
In Eustis, Florida we are helping six churches with their evangelism outreaches. We are also part of a ranch
for fatherless boys. They train these young men using the colors to reach out for Christ.
Please pray for the upcoming travel to Budapest to EuroCon 2013 where CFO will be training more than
1,500 pastors and lay people from 35 different countries how to reach out, in their own language, using the bead ministry.
Pray for continued wisdom for the Board and leadership of CFO
as we look forward to getting out the wonderful Gospel of Jesus.
Praise The Lord for 2013
Month of December
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH DECEMBER
II Thessalonians 3:1 “Finally brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course,
and be glorified, even as it is with you. “
In 2013 CFO expanded into seven new countries. Iran, Belize, Jamaica,Oman, Burkina Faso,
Ivory Coast, and South Korea. We translated the CFO tract into two new languages: Farsi and Turkish.
We now have available 16 translations of the CFO tract.
We are still expanding with the Gospel of Christ into many new areas in the United States.
Matching Fund Was Successful! The success of the CFO Matching Fund is exciting because these additional
monies will help reach many more people with the Gospel. We believe greater things are yet to come
and want to see even more lives than ever transformed by Jesus in 2014!
Christian Farmers wants to wish everyone a wonderful, happy, and prosperous 2014!
“Call unto Me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.”.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH NOVEMBER
Scripture verse, Isaiah 55-11 "So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth:it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it."
We in Christian Farmers stand on this verse.
November has been a great month. Finally the Farsi tract is printed; the magazine has gone out;
and the Matching Fund donation letter is out. We have helped very large outreachs in international countries such as Columbia (South America), Peru, Nicaragua, Turkey, Germany, and Russia
. In the United States we have helped with outreachs in Virginia, California, two in North Carolina,
two in Maryland including five in Baltimore, and many others.
This is what the Lord has called CFO to do. Share with people the PRICE Jesus paid for us
on the cross and give people a chance to respond to Him. I Tim 2-4: "Who will have all men to be saved,
and to come unto the knowledge of the truth"
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OCTOBER
For we are not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ!
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation
to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” Romans 1:16
Praise the Lord for the remarkable month CFO has experienced! We have completed another ministry magazine "2014" edition filled with inspiring testimonies, changed lives, and how God has greatly moved through our devoted CFO workers reaching the lost for Jesus!
CFO’s Outreaches In USA
The highlight of the month of October were the results of CFO workers sharing the gospel at the North Carolina State Fair a total of 780 people who made a decision to accept Jesus as Savior and Lord! More good news to add, there were 362 decisions made unto salvation at the Buck Wheat Festival in West Virginia, and the Fall Festivity- Bethel Assembly of God Church lead 36 people to Jesus in just one night all through the CFO gospel tracts with the color bead bracelets!
We also give God a special thanks for the CFO workers who shared the gospel at the Solanco and West Lampeter events where 100's got to hear the message of salvation and many came to accept Jesus into their heart and lives. Here is a glimpse of one person who visited the Solanco Fair, just one of many who's lives are reached by the CFO workers sharing the gospel...
- Richard age 86 came to the Solanco Fair on his motorcycle and while there he saw the CFO booth and went in to hear the message. When he accepted Jesus into his heart after the worker in the booth shared to him, Richard explained that earlier he didn't know why he came to the Solanco Fair, but after receiving Jesus into his heart he said he knows exactly why he came there!
Most of the Fairs and Shows are coming to an end but many CFO workers are still calling in making request for more witnessing supplies to reach the lost through out the remainder of the year. We are teamed up with Baltimore Outreach on Monument Street with Leah and Pastor Fred and their ministry team leaders from Greater Grace Church as well as Marvina Greene in the Baltimore, MD outreach from Grace Baptist Church. Also CFO continues in Towson, MD with Jacquelyn Gornish took the gospel through the color beads reaching out to prostitutes on the streets leading them to Christ!
In Waterford, VA Joshua's Hands ministry invited Bob Cochas another faithful CFO worker who went and shared the gospel through the color beads to many. And in Eustis, Florida Brother Daniel Trivett is making tremendous progress spreading the gospel with the CFO color beads and gospel tracts along with him training and encouraging others on how to share the message more effectively.
In North Carolina CFO is blessed with Dennis and Annette Cash who not only use the CFO witnessing supplies but also have trained others in their community and Church groups to share the gospel by using the color beads and tracts. Annette also is one of CFO's bead stringers that is greatly needed for this ministry to thrive. She was successful in organizing both youth groups and the elders in a Senior Citizen's home to join in this ministry by helping us with stringing beads on the raw hides that are used both in the US and around the world for sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ!
CFO’s International Outreach
Marie Winters an RN from New Wilmington, PA (From New Life Baptist Church) who was in last years magazine with a powerful testimony from her missions trip to Haiti and Dominican Republic is once again going on another medical missions trip taking with her the CFO witnessing supplies as we keep her in prayer as she reaches out to the hurting and lost.
Pastor Drew Wileczek will also be going to the Philippines and Thailand again this year like many years before, taking 3,000 rawhides and wristbands with tracts evangelizing the gospel in those two countries. We also keep him and many others in our prayers while we are looking forward to the eternal results!
Upcoming CFO ministry’s New Feature
Still in progress and under reconstruction, CFO will in the future have a new Face Book page for our views to enjoy. We are blessed to have our dear Sister in Christ Lisa Nolen and her husband Joseph who not only support our ministry but is our Coordinator in Alabama Deer and Turkey Sporting Show. Lisa is assisting us by managing our upcoming Face Book with new pictures and powerful testimonies of the lives who came to know Jesus through our workers in CFO around the world.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH SEPTEMBER
“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think,
according to the power that works in us…”
According to Ephesians 3:20 God has been exceeding our faith in Him in this ministry and the expansion that has taken place. We called on Him as Jeremiah 33:3 God instructed us to do and He showed us great and mighty things over these past 10 months as He promised and sent workers to reach out to the lost as we are seeing the monthly results.
This month of September we are putting together in our magazine how we are reaching out in 76 international countries
and here in the US revealing numerous of hearts turning to Jesus and receiving their eternal salvation.
Here locally we just completed…
Maryland State Fair .... 415 salvation decisions
Ag Progress Days .... 162 salvation decisions
York Fair PA .... 227 salvation decisions
“The Joy of One receiving Salvation”
A short time ago working in the booth at the Maryland State Fair, two ladies came into the booth.
One lady’s husband wouldn’t come in, so one of the workers went to him instead. As they talked together the man said,
“I am Jewish, I didn’t think you would want to talk to me about Jesus.” The worker said, “I would like to talk to you about Jesus.” They had a wonderful talk and the Jewish man committed his life to Jesus! At the same moment John, the other worker in the booth was sharing to the Jewish man’s wife and she and her friend accepted Jesus! There was tremendous emotion and hugging that day.
Then later that day 3 more ladies came into the booth. It was a Grandmother, daughter, and granddaughter who in the booth got to hear the message of salvation. They all wanted to pray and get saved. The Grandmother said with joy, “Three generations came to know Jesus tonight!”
Without God’s blessing and the support of your prayers and gifts, there is little CFO could have done.
It is in the Grace of God that has allowed us to reach so many people.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST
“Now then we are ambassadors for Christ.” (2 Corinthians 5:20a)
God is faithful for sending ambassadors for Christ in the CFO ministry. Pastor Drew Wileczek continues
in the Philippines taking 1,500 wristbands and tracts evangelizing the gospel to the lost. He presses on out
to Belize (that makes this our 75th country that CFO has assisted in sharing the gospel) with an additional 1,500
wristbands and tracts following the calling of Christ. We continue to keep him and his family in prayer.
Also we have Pastor Gary took 1,000 color beads message and is witnessing in Pueblo, Mexico!
We are believing for amazing results.
Mike Barko returned from Uganda with a great report of his experience there sharing and training
with color beads ministry in CFO to 2,000 pastors and Christians to equip them to more affectively witness
in their country to the lost!
Here in the US, CFO has helped an on going ministry in Michigan with 1,000 rawhides and 1,000 tracts
and also our workers just completed two outreaches in West Virginia State Fair and,
Ag progress at the State College in Pennsylvania. We continue our assistance to the Baltimore Outreaches
as well as Maryland State Fair is still in progress.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF JULY
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully
to the work of the Lord, because you know in the Lord you labor not in vain. (1Corinthians 15:58 )
We had a wonderful work day! Our workers assembled 2,300 rawhides on walking sticks,
and colored beads were also attached to 2000 witnessing flash lights pens.
We had a truly blessed 27th Annual Picnic with great gospel music and testimonies.
We have helped and encouraged many outreaches with their witnessing efforts here in the US and in foreign countries.
We had 92 at the Mason Dixon Fair and over 160 people at the Harford County Fair
who received Jesus as Savior and Lord!
At the Deer and Turkey Expo In Alabama there were 242 decisions to receive Christ.
Remember these are changed lives through Jesus Christ.
We are truly blessed for God sending these workers out to win the lost.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE
Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore
the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.... (Matthew 9:37-38)
During the month of June we have experienced tremendous growth in this ministry!
Example: Our 71st and 72nd countries are Burkina Faso and Oman! We had requests from 1500 pastors
from 1500 churches in Uganda who want to share Christ through the Colors.
We are sending a coordinator from the United States to work with them in the month of August. We are also working with Pastors in Peru to win lost souls that are now turning to Jesus!
Our two new tracts are being printed in Farsi and Turkish.
In our own United States we have had tremendous expansion! Just an example: In Florida we were at the Wade County Fair and in Pennsylvania in York and Lancaster counties where pastors have started many churches using the colors to reach out for the Lord. This is happening all over the United States!
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF MAY
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil,
to give you a future and a hope... (Jeremiah 29:11)
through the devotion of the CFO workers in the US and around the world.
Hampstead Days, May 16 in Carroll County, Maryland an event celebrated yearly,
CFO workers set up a booth there and awesome results of many souls coming to know Jesus.
In Umatilla, Florida, teaming up with CFO is the Dad’s4Boys Charitable Donations Ranch for the youth founded
by John Pyle taking the colors to these youths. CFO is also busy helping 14 different events from TX, AL, MO, FL,
and many in PA and MD. All for the purpose of transforming lives.
Over Seas we are still in 70 countries. Recent news CFO color beads are being shared in Peru through faithful members through North West Baptist from Reisterstown, MD. Also in Warsaw Poland we have a faithful brother in the Lord, Marzena who continues to evangelize the color beads message to the lost who are hearing about Jesus for the first time
in their lives offering them a future and a hope.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF APRIL
How welcomed are the feet of those who announce the gospel of good things… (Romans 10:15)
We are amazed what God has been doing in the month of April in so many countries all over the world
and here in the US sharing the color bead message to the lost. Just recently we helped an outreach of
national pastors in Ecuador headed up by Pastor Hadley, along with another outreach to Honduras.
These countries are experiencing tremendous results.
Praise the Lord for the continuation of the expansion of this ministry all for the cause of Christ!
PRAISE THE LORD FOR ALL HE HAS DONE IN THE MONTH OF MARCH
“For this reason I raised you up so that I may display My power in you and that My name
be proclaimed in all the earth.” (Romans 9:17)
WE ARE NOW IN OUR 70th COUNTRY - IRAN! Two pastors have been using the CFO colors for 2 years,
and now they want the CFO tract translated into their language- Turkish and Farsi!
Tremendous expansion of new churches in many countries working with CFO are leading the lost to Jesus.
These include Romania, China, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, and most others around the world.
We had a great luncheon and there was much excitement over how God is moving in the CFO ministry
and making His name great, not only in the US, but around the world!
Praise the Lord for all He has done in the month of February.
Found in 2 Corinthians 6:2 “Behold is the day of salvation”, as we have lead the lost to Jesus.
Those accepting Jesus in their hearts are as follows…
Keystone Farm show 101
Virginia Farm show 92
NRA Show 64
Southern Farm Show 586
World Ag Expo 762
We experienced the power of the Holy Spirit moving in CFO workers who witnessed to people of all kinds;
from men, women and children, to those who were on drugs lost and searching,
and even muslims came to know Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior at these events.
who helped make reaching the lost for Christ possible.. It was a blessing to see God do amazing things
through these teens who have a deep desire to reach the lost for Jesus in this day and hour.
Beginning in January we have many new members in our International Ministry chapters who teamed up with CFO.
The list is as follows:
Nepal, Pastor Gurung
India, Bangalore, Pastor Coelho
Kenya, Kitnegelia, Pastor Patrikginen
Finland, Anu Saarinen
El Salvador, Pastor Castilla
Mumbai, India, Pastor Peterson
Honduras, Jamey Smith
Jamaica, Pastor Campbell
Also, here in the US at the Keystone Farm Show in York Pennsylvania we had 101 changed lives
who received Jesus as Lord and Savior. Then in Virginia Ag Expo, we had 92 more who came to know the Lord
in spite of the cold and snowy weather. We have two new churches seeking our support:
Eustis Community Church in Eustis, Florida and Church of God in Scottsburg, Virginia.
If you would like to help please contact us: 443-508-4338