Global Woman Highlight | Stephanie Edgar

Posted on: April 09, 2015 Written by
Global Woman Highlight | Stephanie Edgar
           

My name is Stephanie Edgar. I was born and raised in Peru to global worker parents who are still serving on the field. I accepted the Lord as my Savior at a young age and since the age of 14 knew that God wanted me to be a global worker. I was married in 2006 and a year later my husband and I returned to work in Peru. I consider it a privilege and blessing to be able to serve in the country in which I grew up.

I co-founded a crisis pregnancy center, Heartbeats of Hope, in the jungle region of Peru, in the town of Pucallpa in the Amazon basin and currently serve as its director. This is a passion and vision that God put in my heart at a young age through several incidents involving family friends, including the death of a dear friend from complications of having an abortion. I also have 3 daughters, ages 6, 3, and 1.

  • Please pray for us as parents as we raise our girls, that we would be always dependent on the Lord for wisdom, patience, and grace in the daily grind.
  • Please pray for the leadership of Heartbeats of Hope as we make decisions about future plans, how to better reach people and minister to the young girls that seek out help.
  • Pray for a strong commitment and unity among all of our volunteers who come from different local churches.
  • Please pray that a Peruvian director can be raised up for Heartbeats of Hope so that its ministry can continue for years to come, whether I am here or not.

 

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  • Debbie McIntosh

    Stephanie,

    You have a beautiful family, and the work and vision you have to reach out to women in crisis pregnancies resonates with my heart. My husband and I have lived and worked in Lima for 32 years and, after getting my masters in clinical psychology in 2010, we came back to Lima and I now have a counseling office in our local church. I will definitely pray for you, especially your request for a Peruvian director, as I too want this counseling to be available when I am no longer here. Blessings, Debbie