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By Brent Hawley
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths (Proverbs 3:5­–6) .

Have you ever heard of the Miskito People
of Nicaragua? I had not when God worked
through circumstances to call my family and
me to minister to these indigenous people. In
2008, God called me to be a missionary after
11 years as a California Highway Patrolman.

My prayer during the following years in Bible
college was for God to show us the people to
whom we would minister.

Brent & Dawn
Hawley and
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I felt God had given me a burden to reach
people who had not been reached with the
Truth because they were difficult to access.

God answered our prayers in 2011 by directing
us to the Miskito People of the North Atlantic
Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. He
specifically led us to the town of Waspam,
located on the Rio Coco that forms the border
with Honduras. Waspam serves as a central