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Hollister, California 95024-1442


Fred R. Coulter


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November 14, 2008

Dear Brethren,

Since my last letter in September, we have had a tremendous, inspiring 2008 Fall Festival season--Trumpets, Atonement, the Feast of Tabernacles and the Last Great Day. In the United States we had 13 major feast sites, two more than last year. Here are the major sites with their attendance figures: Wells, ME--38; Virginia Beach, VA--42; Cartersville, GA--28; Cincinnati, OH--55; Goshen, IN--75; Waco, TX--75; Houston, TX--44; Tulsa, OK--41; Bozeman, MT--38; Coeur d' Alene, ID--40; Tucson, AZ--68; Palm Springs, CA--40 and, finally, Hollister, CA--30. In addition, many brethren gathered in small groups of 5-7, while even smaller groups met in homes in their local areas. We sent out over 100 sets of festival DVDs for various small groups and over 300 CDs to individuals. In addition to the previously prepared DVD sermons, the elders at most feast sites delivered messages and conducted Bible Studies. As a result, all the brethren--everywhere, even overseas--were able to receive the same sermons and spiritual meat in due season.

In the future, as times get more difficult with rising prices--especially gas, food and lodging--it is clear that we will need to have more localized feast sites. This means that while many more brethren will be able to keep the feasts and holy days, the number attending at each site will probably average between 15-25. But it is true--SMALLER IS BETTER. As many brethren have related to us, with these smaller groups everyone has more time to fellowship and is able to come know each other better and develop lasting brotherly love--visiting each other, praying for one another.

In the past, the large feasts of thousands (5,000 to 12,000 in huge auditoriums--to say nothing of parking, eating and lodging) made it almost impossible to get to know brethren in a personal way. Many felt lost and lonely in a sea of people--and found it difficult to meet and fellowship with brethren under such circumstances.

Because these are the feasts of God, we provide a meal for everyone at each of the feast sites. This makes it easier to talk and fellowship with each other in a personal way. Such intimate fellowship makes the feast much more meaningful--something the feasts of thousands could never do.

We have already received many letters about the wonderful feast everyone experienced. The following letter summarizes many of the various comments about the Feast of Tabernacles and the new Bible:

"Dear Fred,

A short note to thank you for the uplifting and inspiring sermons for the Feast of Tabernacles. I have kept the Feast now for the last 45-plus years and I notice now there is more emphasis on the spiritual things and less on the physical things. It used to be the Feast was mostly physical: eat a lot, stay in nice places, do fun things, and hear sermons about what the physical World Tomorrow would be like.

Nowadays, we hear meaty sermons about our role as kings and priests with Christ during the Millennium; about how our calling for the First Resurrection (a blessed and holy resurrection) is so important to look forward to; and [about] the hard work of maintaining a good relationship with the God Family. As we get older, the physical things become less important, but the spiritual things and what we have to look forward to become very important.

Also, we enjoy our new Bibles so much. The Bible in modern language makes it much easier to read. I love that [new Bible] smell! The correct order of the books will take getting used to, although the card with the page numbers is a great help.

The Faithful Version of the Bible must have been a monumental task for you and those who worked with you. I appreciate how your love for God is manifested in this work of producing God's word in the modern English language. Since I am retired, I read this Bible nearly every morning and I really do enjoy it. Thank you very much for this Bible!

Not all of us can be ministers, but we can do our part in helping financially to provide the Faithful Version for others who want it.

Thank you again! May God richly bless all our efforts in sharing God's Word with all who will read and listen.

R. L., Oklahoma"

The apostle Jude, a half-brother of Jesus, wrote that the feasts of God are "love feasts" (Jude 12). This is the very reason we keep the feasts of God--because He loves us and we love God the Father and Jesus Christ with all our hearts. And we love the brethren. With our smaller festival sites, the feasts are more intimate, loving and caring. We can truly learn to love each other as Jesus commanded: "A new commandment I give to you: that you love one another in the same way that I have loved you, that is how you are to love one another. By this shall everyone know that you are My disciples--if you love one another" (John 13:34).

John also emphasized in his first epistle that we are to love each other--because, through Jesus Christ, the Father has manifested His love to us: "In this way the love of God was manifested toward us: that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, so that we might live through Him. In this act is the love--not that we loved God; rather, that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also are duty-bound to love one another" (I John 4:9-11).

Here is a letter from a woman who had to keep the feast at home because of health issues and expenses. Nevertheless, she truly appreciates the truth about the love of God--that He loved us first:

"Hello Fred,

I hope that this letter will find you well and strong in the love of God. By the way, the CBCG always stresses and reminds us of the love of God, pointing us to Jesus Christ and the Father. I hope that there are other churches of God that do this as well.

When I was a new Christian (1964), I was taught that if we could become perfect in obedience, then God would love us. The problem for most of us was that we couldn't be perfect enough [according to the ministers] for God to love us. Then our obedience was sidetracked by an overbearing hierarchy, which destroyed not only our lives, but the lives of many ministers as well. [But now God has delivered us from that.]

Yet, many ministers still yearn for a hierarchy again where the people would be fearful and where they could have a "big work" like the WCG. However, I yearn for the ministers and brethren to find their way back to God. I hope they eventually will. We all need to stay strong in the love of God. Thank you for the messages and letters on the love of God.

I believe that God has always loved us, considering what He did for us in sending Jesus to die for our sins. He has always loved us--mankind--from the foundations of the world. Unfortunately, it is us, mankind, who haven't loved Him in return. But in the Church, may all of God's people grow in love and obedience as we live out our lives. I have a grateful heart to know and understand the love of God. Thank you.

N. M., Washington"

Without a doubt, loving God, keeping His commandments, and loving the brethren go hand-in-hand--because this is how God perfects His love in us through the power of His Holy Spirit. Our love of the brethren is the outward expression of our personal relationship with the Father and Jesus Christ. Notice what John writes: "If anyone is keeping His Word, truly in this one the love of God is being perfected. By this means we know that we are in Him. Anyone who claims to dwell in Him is obligating himself also to walk even as He Himself walked.

"Brethren, I am not writing a new commandment to you but an old commandment, which you had from the beginning; the old commandment is the message that you have heard from the beginning. Again, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining. Anyone who claims that he is in the light, but hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.

"The one who loves his brother is dwelling in the light, and there is no cause of offense in him. But the one who hates his brother is in darkness, and is walking in darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes" (I John 2:6-11).

It is not possible to become perfect through our own efforts in order to make God love us--that would be our own works. It is only through the indwelling of God's Holy Spirit that His love is being perfected in us. As Paul writes, we are the workmanship of God through His loving grace: "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this especially is not of your own selves; it is the gift of God, not of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto the good works that God ordained beforehand in order that we might walk in them" (Eph. 2:8-10).

This workmanship is a process. Growing in the love of God takes time. It also requires a personal relationship with God the Father and Jesus Christ, through which God is perfecting His love in us. John writes: "And we have known and have believed the love that God has toward us. God is love, and the one who dwells in love is dwelling in God, and God in him. By this spiritual indwelling, the love of God is perfected within us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment because even as He is, so also are we in this world. There is no fear in the love of God; rather, perfect love casts out fear because fear has torment. And the one who fears has not been made perfect in the love of God.

"We love Him because He loved us first. If anyone says, `I love God,' and hates his brother, he is a liar. For if he does not love his brother whom he has seen, how is he able to love God Whom he has not seen? And this is the commandment that we have from Him: that the one who loves God should also love his brother" (I John 4:16-21).

Remember what Paul wrote: "Love never fails" and love is the greatest of all (I Cor. 13:3, 13). Deep abiding faith, hope and love give us the spiritual power to overcome and draw ever closer to God the Father and Jesus Christ.

Barak Hussein Obama Elected as President of the USA

In a historic election, Barak Hussein Obama was elected as the forty-fourth president of the United States of America. When Bill Clinton was president from 1992 to 2000, he was referred to as the "first black president" because he was able to draw about 80% of the African-American vote. Obama, however, is the first actual black president. Riding a wave of "change" in the face of economic disaster, Obama secured victory over John McCain with a convincing majority of votes. Some pundits believe that if it were not for Sarah Palin as his VP pick, McCain would have lost by a far greater margin.

For the first time in modern history, the people of the USA have elected a man who has the least experience of any former president. He is also a man about whom we know virtually nothing. His radical leftist beliefs were carefully hidden by the media--an Obama propagandist media. His radical leftist/Marxist associates--black racist ministers and criminal friends here and abroad--were completely ignored or dismissed as harmless. Moreover, why have all of Obama's school records at Columbia University and Harvard Law School been sealed? What are they hiding?

Perhaps more troubling is the question of whether he is a natural born citizen of the USA. His Kenyan grandmother claims she was present at his birth in Kenya. Was he actually born in Kenya? Currently, there is a lawsuit working its way through the Federal Courts because Obama has yet to produce a certified copy of a State of Hawaii birth certificate. There is a "born alive" State of Hawaii registry of Obama, but it has been sealed. Why is his background so illusive? Why are these records sealed? What are they hiding? Why are there so many troubling reports of an eerie, mystic, "spirit-ism" about his persona? Only time will tell.

Furthermore, because Democratic Party leaders know that Obama is an empty shell with no experience, they have surrounded him with a host of 200 advisors. Most are long-time party leaders and former Clinton administration officials. Two of the most notable are Rom Emmanuel, chosen as Obama's White House chief of staff, and Paul Volker, former Federal Reserve Chairman. The selection of these two in particular signals that Obama's first term may reflect a Clinton-era approach rather than the radical, Soros agenda. That remains to be seen.

But the question remains: Will this collective group of powerful Democrats be able to control Obama, stabilize the economy and keep the country from falling into a depression? A greater question is: Will the Federal Reserve, the IMF and the central bankers of the world's twenty leading economies be able to stop the downward spiral of the global economy--and keep the world from collapsing into a worldwide depression that could last for several or more years?

These are the immediate questions. Most people, however, are completely unaware of God's involvement in the affairs of the nations of the world--and how biblical factors actually determine the outcome of nearly all elections, including this most recent US election.

How God Rules in the Kingdoms and Nations of Men

First, God reveals in the book of Daniel that He rules in the kingdoms of men, through His angelic host. When King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream about the loss of his kingdom for seven years, Daniel interpreted the dream for the king and told him, "This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones, so that the living may know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will, and sets up over it the basest of men" (Dan. 4:17).

After his humiliating seven-year punishment for pride, Nebuchadnezzar learned his lesson and honored God. He wrote: "I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored Him Who lives forever, for His dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom is from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing; and He does according to His will in the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth. And none can stay His hand, or say to Him, `What are You doing?'

"At that time my reason returned to me. And the glory of my kingdom, my majesty and splendor returned to me. And my advisers and my lords came to me, and I was established in my kingdom, and surpassing greatness was added to me. Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are truth and His ways justice. And those who walk in pride He is able to abase" (verses 34-37). In fact, Daniel four was actually written by King Nebuchadnezzar as an epistle to the people of his empire to explain what had happened to him for the past seven years and how God restored him to his throne.

From this passage we learn that it is God Who both establishes and deposes rulers through His angelic host--as well as through Satan and the demons. While people are involved in the process--such as through an election or the appointment of a ruler--God clearly rules in the kingdoms of men.

Second, there are men in high places who are the actual "power brokers"--the ultra-elite of the establishment who are the behind-the-scenes rulers of the governments of this world. They are often referred to as a "shadow government"--as only a few know who they actually are. Most of them have no allegiance to the true God in heaven. Rather--knowingly or unknowingly--they are serving the god of this world, Satan the devil, who is using them to deceive the entire world. Their overall goal is a New World Order--a World Government with a new World Religion. They are the leaders in government, business, banking and religion around the world. They are known to belong to organizations such as the Illuminati, the Committee of 300; they are high ranking Masons and Knights of Columbus. They are members of the Council of Foreign Relations and similar organizations in various nations. They belong to the Tri-lateral Commission and the Bildbergers. These are the "power brokers" who actually select presidents and prime ministers of the leading nations of the world. This is why the world is headed toward a global government, a global central bank, a global currency and a global religion. Such is their goal--masterminded by Satan the devil as part of his final, great rebellion against God through the beast and the false prophet (Rev. 13).

The apostle Paul writes of these behind-the-scenes demonic powers of the nations, "[W]e are not wrestling against flesh and blood, but against principalities and against powers, against the world rulers of the darkness of this age, against the spiritual power of wickednessin high places" (Eph. 6:12).

Third, God judges the fate of any nation or kingdom according to the overall righteousness or wickedness of its people. Since nations are not being judged for salvation, God judges them by the letter of the law in the following manner: Are the people, as a whole, righteous, with only the minority wicked? Or, is the majority wicked and sinful, with only the minority righteous?

Remember, before God sends His judgments against any nation or kingdom, He always sends warnings--through weather upsets or other "natural" disasters, by religious and political leaders warning the people, and by economic calamities. If a nation repents--as in the case of Jonah's preaching to Nineveh--God will forbear sending His punishment. However, if a nation fails to repent, God then sends His corrective judgment. Notice what God told the prophet Jeremiah: "If at any time I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck it up and to pull it down, and to destroy it; if that nation, against whom I have spoken, will turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

"And if at any time I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build it and to plant it; if it does evil in My sight, that it not obey My voice, then I will repent of the good with which I said I would do them good" (Jer. 18:7-10).

Through the prophet Ezekiel, God reveals how He punishes nations for their sins: "The Word of the Lord came to me, saying, `Son of man, when a land sins against Me by trespassing grievously, and I stretch out My hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and will cut off man and beast from it. And though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, they should deliver only their own lives by their righteousness,' says the Lord GOD.

" `If I cause wild beasts to come through the land, and they spoil it and it becomes desolate, so that no one may pass through because of the beasts, though these three men were in its midst, as I live,' says the Lord GOD, `they shall deliver neither sons nor daughters. They only shall be delivered, but the land shall be desolate.

" `Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say, "Sword, go through the land;" so that I cut off man and beast from it; though these three men were in it, as I live,' says the Lord GOD, `they shall deliver neither sons nor daughters, but they only shall be delivered themselves.

" `Or if I send a pestilence into that land, and pour out My fury upon it in blood, to cut off man and beast from it; though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, as I live,' says the Lord GOD, `they shall deliver neither son nor daughter. They shall only deliver their own lives by their righteousness.' For thus says the Lord GOD, `How much more when I send My four evil judgments against Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the destroying beast, and the pestilence, to cut off man and beast from it' " (Ezek. 14:12-21).

As we view the world, we can see God's hand in blessing or punishing various nations based on the relative righteousness or wickedness of their people--as measured by the Ten Commandments in the letter of the law.

God's Active Judgments Upon Modern Israel: The modern nations of Israel--namely the USA and the UK, as well as Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa--are all experiencing God's judgments in varying degrees. In addition to the curses of sickness, disease and crime as foretold in Deuteronomy 28, the five most prominent prophesied curses--because of our national sins--are being fulfilled before our eyes:

One: "The stranger dwelling among you shall get up above you very high, and you shall come down very low" (Deut. 28:43).

Two: "He shall loan to you, and you shall not loan to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail" (Deut. 28:44).

Three: "And I will give young lads to be their princes, and capricious children shall rule over them" (Isa. 3:4).

Four: "As for My people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them" (Isa. 3:12 ).

Five: "Oh, My people, those who lead you cause you to err and destroy the way of your paths" (Isa. 3:12).

As a result of these five judgments of God, the USA is currently facing gigantic economic troubles and a new Democratic federal government that will take us further down the road to socialism and fascist, totalitarian rule. Moreover, an aging, sinful generation has produced a new generation with few, if any, true "moral values" based on the Word of God. As Isaiah writes, they are truly godless "capricious children," laden with sins, spoiled, narcissistic, uncorrectable, plunging headlong into entertainment, pleasures, sports, sex, drugs and alcohol.

They are just like the people of ancient Judah, against whom Jeremiah gave God's warning for their calloused, unconscionable sins which they blatantly committed with ungodly delight right in the Temple of God: "Behold, you trust in lying words [and live fanaticizing lies] that cannot profit. Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods whom you do not know; and then come and stand before Me in this house [in the USA--God's country] which is called by My name, and say, `We are delivered to do all these abominations'?" (Jer. 7:8-9).

As then, so it is today. They do not realize their true condition before God: "For My people are foolish; they have not known Me; they are stupid children, and they have no understanding. They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge" (Jer. 4:22).

In Jeremiah's time, their most abominable sin was their means of population control for their unbridled adultery and sexual promiscuity--the horror of child/infant sacrifices--burned alive as burnt offerings to Baal and Moloch. Jeremiah again warned the people of God's impending, awesome judgments: "Thus says the Lord, `Go and get a potter's earthen jar, and assemble some of the elders of the people and of the elders of the priests. And go out to the valley of the son of Hinnom by the entry of Potsherd Gate. And there declare the words that I shall tell you. And say, "Hear the Word of the Lord, O kings of Judah, and people of Jerusalem. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, `Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, which shall cause the ears of him who hears it to tingle. Because they have forsaken Me, and have profaned this place and have burned incense in it to other gods whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents. They have also built the high places of Baal to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings to Baal, which I never commanded nor spoke, nor did it come into My mind' " ' "(Jer. 19:1-5).

As horrible as this sin of sacrificing children to Baal was, abortion, in the countries of modern Israel today, is by far worse. In the USA alone, 3,000 abortions are performed every day--over a million each year--with over 50 million performed since Roe v. Wade!

Today, the abortion clinic is a modern temple of Baal. The abortion table is the sacrificial altar, overflowing with the blood of the most innocent--the unborn--slaughtered and dismembered by the hands and tools of cruel, high-priest doctors of Baal. The wretched body parts of these tiny babies are then sold to the scientist-gods who conduct "scientific experiments" for the "benefit of mankind."

These are the great spiritual sins of modern Israel--and, yes, the rest of the world as well. You can rest assure that God Almighty's fierce judgment is coming.

REMEMBER THIS GREAT FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE: Spiritual problems and sins cannot be solved with political solutions. Unless there is a massive national repentance, accompanied by prayer and fasting to God Almighty by all--the small and great, the rich and poor, the politicians and priests, the young and old in every walk of life--and a confessing and forsaking of sins, especially the slaughter of unborn, innocent children, God's heavy hand of national punishment will not be lifted.Rather, the judgments of God will come like the waves of the sea against our ungodly nations.

The Saving Grace in these Troubled Times

While the history-making political and financial situation is exceptionally unsettling, the good news is that only from the United States of America is the Gospel being preached to the world. As the apostle Paul wrote while he was in prison, "Brethren, I want you to know that the things befalling me have turned out rather unto the advancement of the gospel; so that my bonds in Christ have become manifest in the whole palace, and to all others; and most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord, have been emboldened by my bonds to speak the Word more abundantly without fear.

"Indeed, some are proclaiming Christ out of envy and strife, but some with good intentions. On the one hand, those who are preaching out of a contentious spirit, and not purely, are thinking to add grief to my bonds. But on the other hand, those who are preaching out of love know that I am set for the defense of the gospel. What then shall I say? Nevertheless, in every way, whether in pretext or in truth, Christ is being proclaimed; and I rejoice in this, yes, and will also continue to rejoice" (Phil. 1:12-18).

Today, we can say the same thing. The Gospel is being preached by the various churches of God--in varying degrees. Even the conservative Protestant churches are preaching a form of the Gospel and the name of Jesus Christ; howbeit, their message is a mixture of truth and error. Nevertheless, the Gospel is being preached and financed from the USA. No other nation on earth is doing this.

As God executes His judgments against this nation, He will keep this important fact in mind and continue to provide a space of grace, help and comfort to those who truly believe in Jesus Christ and are seeking God while striving to love and obey Him.

Jesus Will Never Leave Us: Jesus Christ, who is the Head of the Church, promises that He will never leave us or forsake us--regardless of how troubling the times may be. We need not be afraid, because Jesus Christ is always with us. Paul writes, "For He has said, `In no way will I ever leave you; no--I will never forsake you in any way.' So then, let us boldly say, `The Lord is my helper, and I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?'... Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever" (Heb. 13:5-6, 8).

Because we love God and keep His commandments, He gives us this promise through the prophet Isaiah: "Say to the righteous that it shall be well with him; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings" (Isa. 3:10).

God reveals to His saints that He will strengthen us spiritually through His Word and Spirit--and protect us with His angels--so we can have the courage to face the difficult and ominous problems confronting our nations and the entire world. As David did, keep your mind and focus on God at all times and He will deliver you: "I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall always be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; the humble shall hear and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.

"I sought the Lord, and He answered me, and delivered me from all my fears. They looked to Him and were radiant; and their faces were not ashamed. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard, and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him and delivers them. O taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him. O fear the Lord, all you saints, for there is nothing lacking to those who fear Him....

"Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears are open to their cry. The face of the Lord is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth. The righteous cry, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the broken-hearted and saves those who are of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all" (Psa. 34:1-9, 13-19).

Brethren, let us follow the example of Jesus Christ Himself. He is our Lord, our Savior, our Champion and our soon-coming King. Let us be strengthened in heart and mind so that we may be found faithful in these latter times. As Paul writes: "Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great throng of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that so easily entraps us; and let us run the race set before us with endurance, having our minds fixed on Jesus, the Beginner and Finisher of our faith; Who for the joy that lay ahead of Him endured the cross, although He despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Now meditate deeply on Him Who endured such great hostility of sinners against Himself so that you do not become weary and faint in your minds. You have not yet resisted to the point of losing blood in your struggle against sin" (Heb. 12:1-4).

Here is a final, inspiring prayer of David, from Psalm 20, to help us always trust in God the Father and Jesus Christ for all things:

"1. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble, the name of the God of Jacob set you on high,

2. May He send you help from the sanctuary, and strengthen you out of Zion.

3. May He remember all your offerings and accept your burnt sacrifice. Selah.

4. May He grant you according to your own heart and fulfill all your plans.

5. We will shout for joy in your victory, and in the name of our God we will set up banners; may the Lord fulfill all your prayers.

6. Now I know that the Lord saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven with the saving strength of His right hand."

Once again, thank you for your love and prayers. We pray for you every day--that God will help you, heal you, strengthen you and inspire you to continue to grow in your loving relationship with God the Father and Jesus Christ. Thank you for your continued support through your tithes and offerings in these troubling economic times. Just as you are having to, we are economizing as much as we can to make every dollar stretch further. May God continue to bless you with His love and grace in everything.

With love in Christ Jesus,

Fred R. Coulter