brent and stephany frederick


brent-and-stephanieBrent met Stephany on the World Race in 2011, which is the same year that Stephany started working at Elim, the garbage dump ministry in El Milagro, with Inca Link. Brent returned as a missionary with Inca Link and they got married in 2014. They continue to serve the community in different aspects, desiring to train leaders that guide the rest of the community to Christ.

 

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blog posts

  • first months of 2016 Summer is over and the kids are back in school! Here are a few highlights from the past months: – We had Art and English workshops this summer with the children and teens. It was amazing to see their creativity blossom as they painted and colored. – As you know, we have electricity, so ...
  • Fruitcake and hot chocolate The Christmas celebration was as an incredible time. We started with a dentist who came out to talk about dental care and then kids had the chance to learn how to brush their teeth correctly and also had a florid treatment. The kids enjoyed the show with singing, dancing, and games. The teens performed ...
  • Fall ’15 It was assumed that after the summer months, things would slow down, but God always has a way of surprising us! In September an intern, Meredith, came down to paint a mural. She painted a wonderful description of Elim and the vision we have. Exodus 15:27 came alive in a much ...
  • Summer happenings The summer has come and gone and we have said our goodbyes to the teams and interns. Each group brought something special with them this summer and the memories and experiences we had will last a lifetime. A prayer request has recently been answered after many years of praying…and walking. The ...
  • May & June ’15 May and June seem like a long time ago, but here are a few things that God has been doing: Moses, in the yellow shirt, is the first husband we have coming out to the program, so now the whole family is coming out. Also, we had a men’s retreat and ...
  • April update April was full of exciting events and lasting memories.    To have a special time with the teens for Easter, we went to my mother-in-laws house to eat lunch and watch a movie. The next day we arranged clothing donations by sizes and the next day, we handed it all out. Almost everyone walked away with ...
  • March ’15 update This month been the start of a few new things and it has been great to see how God is naturally making them grow. With the teens, we had  them come over to our house and we watched “God’s Not Dead.” It was encouraging to hear how they learned from ...
  • February is a short month This month went quickly and praise the Lord for all that He has done! I have continued teaching English classes and it is amazing how quickly the students are learning. They will be starting school soon and we are hoping that we can continue to have these classes. Since I am now teaching ...
  • January has come and gone Many great things have happened this months, which we are thankful for. Thanks for your consistent prayers, they made the things great and also work much smoother.  The most exciting thing that has been happening is: we are petitioning the local government for a piece of land to build another Elim. ...
  • Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! December is usually know for Christmas, parties, and snow, but in Peru it is actually almost summer and the school year finally ends. To celebrate the holidays, we had a Christmas party at Elim, which is know as a chocolatada. We had a medical campaign in the morning for everyone, ...
  • The States and weddings The past two months have been extremely busy. We’ll begin with October.  The first two weeks were ministry like normal. Then from the 10-21 I came back to visit Pennsylvania. What an amazing visit it was, with the main reason being my best friends wedding. I had the opportunity to catch up ...
  • September ’14 This month was wonderful, and the Lord moved in great ways, as I’m sure He has also been doing in your life. Here are a few things that were highlights about my month: At the beginning of the month I had some free time since teams and interns were not here, so I ...
  • back to reality The summer is over and there are no teams or interns, but what a wonderful summer is was! I still communicate with my interns through the internet and it’s great to hear how they are adjusting back to school or work, yet still remembering the people that impacted them in ...
  • end of the summer It’s amazing how fast 3 months can go and what a full past 3 months we  have had. Here are some things we have been doing in the past few weeks: We took the children on a “paseo” which is like taking them to a park for a fun day, and ...
  • Missionary to chicken farmer The story all started when a team that was planning to come down in August, decided to prepare. They asked us, “What do the Peruvians you work with need? Would a chicken coop be helpful?” I asked a family, whose property Elim is built on, if they a chicken coop ...
  • in the heat of summer …well, it’s actually the middle of winter in Trujillo, Peru. Things are moving full swing with the ministries here at Inca Link. Many teams have been coming down to help us with construction, programs with the children, teens, and mothers, and also they themselves are being minister to as well though ...
  • mother’s day A few months ago we decided to start a discipleship course with the moms. When we told them what the course was like, they brought to our attention that they would not be able to read the questions nor write the answers. So, we started a reading and writing ...
  • the proposal   Since many of you are not with me to ask about the story, I thought it was time to share. First, I want to give all the glory to God and thank Him and bless His holy name! He is the one that helped me put this together, and opened ...
  • brillando The children had a Christmas program called “Brillando” which means shinning. A key question they would ask the kids is: How are you doing? and the children would respond: SHINNING! Well, the program was such a success (300+ kids), that they planned a follow-up children’s camp. They asked me to ...
  • my visa miracles As many of you know, I’ve been in Peru for the past 9 months. A tourist visa is only valid for 6 months every year, so therefore I needed to get a visa. I started discovering this process back in April. I got a list of about 10 different documents ...
  • chocolatada A chocolatada is another word for: Christmas party, but there are a few different things. Well, we have hot chocolate, the same, but remember: we are in the southern hemisphere, which means it’s summer and we are in the middle of a desert. The other odd things is that we ...
  • face fear For those of you who know me well and have been following my blog, you know that one of my fears is Spanish; you can double check if you want. That fear has been holding me back from a lot of things, like teaching Bible classes by myself, discipleship, and ...
  • I <3 Trujillo Since I have been in Trujillo, Peru I have seen so much growth. Right outside my window they are building a 5 story apartment complex and it has been so cool to see construction crew working every day. Car routes are turning into van routes, van routes are turning into ...
  • Medical Campaign This past weekend, we had a medical campaign at Elim. The team had been planning this event for more than a month and it is incredible how the Lord worked everything out for His perfect will. We were supposed to have some doctors from the states come down this summer, but ...
  • TOMS Inca Link Peru got an opportunity to hand out TOMS shoes to all of the children that are connected with us, and what a blessing it was! TOMS is a shoe company that has an promise of “one for one” which means you buy one pair and another pair goes ...
  • poco a poco “Poco a poco” means “little by little” in Spanish. It’s a word that I have been hearing for the past year. I talk about learning Spanish and desiring to speak Spanish fluently and they say, “Poco a poco.” I am trying to buy things for my apartment and they say, ...
  • La Esperanza La Esperanza means “Hope” and it is one of the daughter churches of America Sur, the church that I attend. We have a mission’s team at the church and our focus right now is to start children’s ministries at all the daughter churches. For the past 3 months I’ve been ...
  • send me to… And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me to Peru to help with the children that have been orphaned and the people living on the garbage dump and the children ...
  • sent and received What a blessing to have a whole church supporting, encouraging, and praying for me. And not only that, but sending me to Peru as a missionary to spread the Word of the Lord. This church is the place where I was raised, where I spent the last 25 years. I ...
  • Mother’s Day at ELIM What an amazing mother’s day program we had at ELIM (the garbage dump ministry in Peru). 27 mothers came out to attend the program, and it was such a blessing to each of them. Karmen  preached about how special it is to be a mom and the responsibilities that go ...
  • Finally I’m finally here in Trujillo, Peru. It’s been a long wait, but a good, growing wait where the Lord continued to mold me in more ways that I could have imagined. Now of course there was still plenty to do at home: more people I wanted to meet with, more things ...
  • MTI Missions Training International is a training center for missionaries. I participated in a 3 week course called “SPLICE” which stands for: Spiritual – inner stability and strongly anchored to the Lord and prepared for turmoil and stress Personal – the personal life of the messenger determines the volume and clarity of the ...
  • Reunion A few days ago, I had the opportunity to speak at New Buffalo Alliance Church about my plans to move to Peru. It was such a blessing to have another opportunity to speak about Peru and raise awareness about the things God is doing! God is moving in a mighty ...
  • God’s time Just a reminder: God’s timing is perfect. I’m writing this to encourage you to continue actively waiting. Your timing is not perfect, but the Lord’s is. You might want to do something now, but God has a purpose for making you wait. You might want to wait to do something, but ...
  • Reality So reality is setting in. I’m leaving… This clicked when was thinking about Judah, my 4-month old nephew. When I was a teenager, I always dreamed of rising up my nephew. I loved kids, so I knew I would love spending time with my future nephew. And now that dream came ...
  • A New Chapter   A new chapter in a book is always an amazing place to be. It’s a perfect place to stop andput a bookmark in and take a little break. And at the same time, it’s full of suspense and you cannot wait to continue reading because the story isn’t finished. November 12 ...