Lori assisting Sierra on a recent hike to a village. You ever had one of those weeks? You know, the kind where nothing seems to go right. The kind of week that by the end you are not surprised by another breakdown. That has been the kind of week we have had. Lightning played with […]
Our first believers’ baptism. Today, Good Friday, we celebrated the death, burial, and resurrection of our Savior. It was extra exciting because we had our first believers’ baptism. We met together at about 9:00 this morning and most stayed until about 4:00 in the afternoon. The first hour we sang, prayed, and I taught about […]
Parrots! You know the colorful, mimicking birds, that everyone who sees it in the pet store asks if it wants a cracker. The intelligent pet, the picture of paradise, the parrot. Well, opinions do differ.
[singlepic id=1 w=320 h=240 float=none] Madonna being adopted into the clan by Tika with a traditional necklace. Many of you are familiar with our teammates directly involved in the Patpatar work: Butch and Tammy Kunzer and their family (who are currently in the States) and Madonna Yates. We had met Madonna, an Australia lady, during […]
Avalon sandwiched between two twin girls. Here at our place the kids play and feel secure. “I want to say a thank you to God.” One of the Patpatar Christians told me as we sat in the hut and the darkness of night began to hide our faces. He continued, “If I hadn’t heard the […]
I know many of you have been praying for the meeting here in Patpatar this morning and wanted to know how it went. Thank you for that…we need the prayers. However, instead of being at the meeting, I was going throughout the village trying to find the leaders to update them. This morning early one […]
Christmas with the believers (notice the heavy winter coats?) From the bits of news we get from the States, it sounds as if it has been a cold start to the new year. Here, in the other hemisphere we can’t get cool enough. But despite the heat we had a good time as a family […]