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« on: August 13, 2008, 10:09:02 AM »

On my way home on 12 August, I was the victim of a pickpocket. I lost my cell phone, my money, my debit card, my passport, etc. The U.S. Embassy was able to help me get a temporary passport and I now have to wait 7-10 days to get my exit visa and buy new tickets out of China. All with no access to funds and no funds myself. I ask your prayers, as I am really in a pickle here.
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008, 10:24:12 AM »

Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2008, 10:25:44 AM »

Lord, have mercy!

I can relate somewhat - once, when I lived in the USA on a temporary visa, I became trapped in Canada, after going to a science meeting. It's a very nerve-wrecking situation. Prayers your way.
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2008, 10:39:01 AM »

Lord have mercy on Your servant.
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2008, 11:00:58 AM »

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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2008, 11:15:04 AM »

Lord have mercy on Your Servant.
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2008, 11:52:17 AM »

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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2008, 12:07:46 PM »

eeek!

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« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2008, 10:57:48 AM »

Lord have mercy and help Your servant! Goodness, that sounds horrible! I found the picture of the two of you -very sweet!
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« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2008, 02:07:17 PM »

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« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2008, 08:07:58 AM »

Thank you the kind comments from those of you who have seen the pictures. I truly appreciate them! And now I have a little bit of good news to share.

I thank everyone for their prayers. In the last 2 days we have mysteriously found 1200RMB in her sunglasses case and 400RMB in my shorts. A friend in BeiJing found us a hotel for only 180RMB a night, so we should be able to last until the 21st, the day my brother got my return flight home changed to (I should get an exit visa sometime on the 20th). Please keep the thoughts and prayers coming please!
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« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2008, 08:09:56 AM »

Glad to hear of the new developments.  May the Lord be praised, and may He continue to guide you through this difficult time, and have mercy on us!
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« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2008, 08:13:03 AM »

Glory to God!

Now, please remember to use this gift of extra time in China to serve the Lord! Let us know how it goes!
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« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2008, 09:27:20 AM »

Just a quick update. With help from some friends, taking us to sites and out for food, and a loan from her sister, we made it through the 21st and I am now back at my home and getting ready to return to work, I am a little sick and jet lagged, but besides broke, I cannot complain too much. Thank you all again for your prayers!
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« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2008, 09:33:07 AM »

It is good to know you are back. I truly hope all you went through will be spiritually beneficial to you and your wife!
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« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2008, 12:52:45 PM »

Welcome back.  Glory be to God!  Amen!
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Glory to God! Glad you're safe and sound.
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Glory to Him for your safe return, and may His mercy and love always be with you!
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