Tim and Marilyn Westergren

LIFE International School turns two!


We praise God we are in our second year of LIFE! With 20 students enrolled ages 3 years through second grade our days are filled with laughter and learning. Thank you for praying for LIFE, please don't stop. At times the needs loom large and I wonder if God will provide, but already we have seen so many ways God has done just that, so we stay the course and trust Him for the next step. If you want to know more, visit our web page. www.lifeschool.es where you will also find pictures and testimonials from some of our parents.

Family update

Two years ago today our second born married in Madrid!

They are well and well-watered in Liverpool, where Marijn is finishing his doctorate in biology and Sarah works as a case manager advocating for trafficked immigrants. Marilyn was able to spend a wonderful week with her recently while Marijn was away.

Hannah is teaching a second year at Nicaragua Christian School and advising student council. She had a great summer “adulting” (as she calls it) in Wheaton with work and weddings.

Our daughter Katey did not get into the grad schools in Europe for public health. So now their short-term plan is for Kyu to work qualified hours for the CPA certification (he passed all four CPA exams!). Pray for them as they explore job opportunities in the USA in accounting—that God would lead them right where he wants them to be. He is looking for an accounting position where his trilingual skills will be indispensable. He is not a US citizen and needs an H1 visa.

1. Pray for Marilyn as she finishes her presentations for the national women’s retreat October 12-14 in Valencia. This is a great opportunity to help women experience the love of God through the theme You Are Beloved. But it is a spiritual responsibility and Marilyn feels the weight.
2. Tim continues teaching hermeneutics at the grad and undergrad level. Pray that he can finish grading the work from the INFORMA module he gave at the beginning of September to 40 students. He loves it, but it has all hit at once this fall. Our field bookkeeper, Maida Anderson, leaves for a three-month home assignment on Wednesday so he will have to man the office alone until Link arrives in November.
3. Tim feels the weight of some key decisions to make regarding future plans for the Alliance national church. And some key encounters with pastors. Pray for discernment and wisdom. Former president Juan Zúñiga will visit in mid-October. We will meet for personal encouragement and planning for the College of Prayer next year.
4. October 25-28, we welcome Robin and Marcia Hadfield for a pastoral care retreat for a large part of the field. We trust that it will be a time of mutual blessing and learning to bless.

Well worn and well spent for Christ´s sake,

Tim & Marilyn



Updated: October 02, 2018

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