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We are on vacation in Malta
My wife and I enjoying a much needed vacation on the beautiful island of Malta.
We left a cold and wintery England and arrived in what the locals tell us is the coldest month of the year but as you can see from the pictures it is beautiful warm weather.
How could we afford this?
Are we wealthy?
Not at all.
We live on a very tight budget and depend on our state pension for everything. There is no way we could afford this sort of vacation.
God provided and we thank Him for his blessings.
You could also enjoy a vacation in one of the rent-free places that become available through Christian House Sitters. We get houses all over the world. I repeat they are completely rent free.
Have a look at our website for more information CLICK HERE
To encourage you I have included a few snaps I took over the past few days.
We even visited the ancient city of Mdina is a fortified medieval town enclosed in bastions, located on a large hill in the centre of Malta. The town was the old capital of Malta, and with its narrow streets, few inhabitants, and beautiful panoramic views over the Island it is truly a magical town. Mdina is referred to as the “Silent City” by Maltese and visitors alike – no cars (except those of a limited number of residents) have permission to enter Mdina and the town provides a relaxing atmosphere among the visitors walking its narrow streets and alleyways, interesting buildings and fascinating shops.
REMEMBER to have a look at how you can also envoy a rent-free vacation CLICK HERE
ABOUT Christian House Sitters
Christian House Sitters is a Worldwide ministry that started in order to provide holidays for Christians and sitters for owners who needed a reliable Christian to look after their home, pets and garden. House owners do not pay anything to have their property listed. House sitters are only charged £25 per year and in return for this some enjoy numerous holidays each year.
All fees from membership go to sponsor food for children at the Home of Peace Children’s Home in Kenya. This only supplies about a quarter of what is needed to feed the children so we urgently need sponsors.
All funds go via our Registered Charity TLC Children’s Trust Charity Number 1156786 website http://www.tlc-childrenstrust.org
N.B. Joining Christian House Sitters does NOT commit you to sponsoring a child or giving any support beyond your membership fee to these children. Although naturally if you want to support that would be greatly appreciated. We have some regular sponsors and other people who give an occasional gift. All are greatly appreciated.
ABOUT RAY & MARILYN
We are Marilyn & Ray White. A fun loving Christian couple who have been in Christian work for over 30 years. Marilyn was born in England but moved to Zimbabwe as a baby. At the age of 16 she moved to South Africa. Ray was born in South Africa and grew up on a farm. We met in Johannesburg and got married in 1966.
Ray worked in business for many years then he worked for YfC in South Africa then went on to Bible College and Pastored a church.
In 1982 we moved from South Africa to England.
In addition to his theological training Ray trained in Psychology and since moving to the UK he has lectured in Psychology, counselled for the NHS and opened a Christian Counselling Centre.
Marilyn is also a trained counsellor and manager.
In addition to the counselling we trained Christian counsellors both in our local area and by invitation in other areas of the UK. In total over 700 people completed the training courses. Many are serving the Lord by working in or through their local churches.
We also ran a secular Stress Management business. We are now semi-retired and focus our time and attention on Christian House Sitters and Ray also serves as a member of our Church Leadership Team.
Ray also has an active preaching ministry and runs Christian seminars on subjects such as stress management for church groups.
He has written two books.
A Christian book that is a very practical workbook on Christian commitment as applied to real life. The book looks at how we can surrender ourselves more fully to God.
This is looked at under the headings of Physical, Mental, Social and Spiritual commitment. The book is called Let’s Get Serious.
He has also written a secular book on Stress Management called Stress Overcoming this Potential Killer. (Ray was previously Chair of the International Stress Management Association UK).
News Update This book has now been released as an e-book as well
A few years ago we did a 2 month House Sit in France. Whilst there we felt the Lord leading us to set up a Christian House Sitting service. Since then we have done a number of other house sits.
We believe this site will benefit many Christians around the world.
Feel free to contact us (BUT please no spam)
NOTE: If you want a fast reply the best way to contact us is via the contact page on the Christian House Sitters website www.christian-housesitters.com
God bless you,
Ray & Marilyn
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