Bob and Maureen Hoffman September/October 2023 Newsletter

“When you go on the internet, please pray for the Hoffman Family – your missionaries to Cyberspace.”

Volume 36 Issue 5 (September/October/2023)

Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

The Latest News:

  • Bob’s prostate cancer is back. He has started on two years of hormone therapy and starts seven weeks of radiation therapy on October 18. God is in control, prayers appreciated, especially that God gets glory and honor through this whole adventure (Phil 3:10).

Church Website Ministry: God has kept us busy this quarter!

Bible Correspondence Courses: We want to thank Joyce Hall, Oleta Ferrell, Lorraine Meier, JL & Florence Smith for helping with the Bible Correspondence courses over the last quarter.

  • 3rd Quarter Stats: We mailed out 871 lessons and issued 32 certificates to 98 students (7 are online and 20 are prisoners)

Here are some comments we received from people that are taking the correspondence courses:

  • A prisoner in Iowa writes: “Through Christ I am a new person in Him. I am grateful I have these lessons to do.”
  • A prisoner in Maryland writes: I really like how this is written, even if someone didn’t believe, you have stated very logically Who Jesus really is. Thank you for the list of the ten commandments, sometimes I forget what they all are!
  • A prisoner in Nebraska writes: Thank you for my lessons. I think about a Christian who is growing in the faith of our Lord and how the temptations get stronger and stronger as we grow more spiritually in God’s Word. It is so sad to see our world changing into hate and war.
    I want to thank you so much for sending me The Need and Procedure for Change and How to Memorize Scripture by Evangelist Ron Hood. Our hand represents the different ways in which we can grip and hold on to the sword of the spirit, God’s Word.
    Thank you, I hope and pray that my lessons find you. I pray God will continue to give you the strength every day to grade all of our homework. I pray He will continue to bless you and your family every day and keep you all safe. God bless.

Tract Ministry:

  • We have had over 180,000 read our Bible Tracts online.
  • Through our ad campaigns we are offering over 1 million tracts to unique individuals per month in 7 languages worldwide.
  • Our ads have reached over 22 million people since we started advertising in February 2020.

Social Networking Outreach:

  • Facebook – 2.8K Friends (Facebook no longer showing exact numbers)
  • Mewe – 9.6K Followers
  • Spreely – 2635 Friends
  • – 7006 Friends

Support:  We are currently back at 67% of support for our ministry expenses. We lost a supporting church this quarter.

Prayer Needs:

  • Would you consider praying for us when special needs arise? If so, please subscribe to our prayer warrior’s mailing list.:
  • We would love to pick up some more support. Please pray for more supporters. Praise God, love offerings are covering all our ministry expenses.
  • Bob’s healing of his cancer.

Specific Financial Needs:

  • Foundation repair on our home $1850 outstanding.
  • Hosting Costs $1262/year.
  • Bible Tract ads (We reach 1 Million people for $100/month).
  • Internet Costs $600/year.

Please consider a donation. FamilyNet is a 501 (C)(3) charity. Donations are tax deductible in the US – You can donate via PayPal (Donate button is on or mail a check:
FamilyNet International Inc
P.O. Box 451951
Garland, TX 75045
(214) 257-0229

In Jesus’ Service,

Bob and Maureen

Phil 1:3


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