I have returned from my building trip safely! We went into repair a house that had been taken over by rats for many months. The damage to the house was quite extensive but repairs were made and the house was sealed with metal siding. There were also people on our team that cleaned and cleaned for […]
Right before this transition begins in earnest (see the previous post if you’re not sure what transition we’re talking about), the “Home Assignment” we’ve had for the last six months is coming to a close. Remember, we had been taking that time away from the regular ministry responsibilities to work on fund-raising for our monthly […]
Thanks for your prayers for us as we make preparations to print the Simbari New Testament. We have been working daily since returning from PNG on proofreading and at the moment we are in Acts chapter 25 (58%). This is an in-depth critical read that takes some time but it is very worthwhile since some […]
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Bethany and I are excited to reveal that we’re joining a new ministry team!
We would love to be traveling around to come and visit with you and the rest of our friends to share personally about our news. But understandably 2020 has been different and difficult for us all. In light of the situations of our world, here is what our family has been up to. Ian’s main […]
The pieces of our departure puzzle are coming together and we see God’s fingerprints all over them! The coronavirus pandemic has added many complications and much uncertainty to this endeavor. But, as my friend Heather posted recently, “The gospel cannot wait until life ‘returns to normal.’” Follow the link below to read our July 2020 […]
Our team office/multi-purpose building is in need of new batteries. In this building we are constantly needing power for computers, for printing Bible lessons, Scripture, and literacy materials, and for laminating book covers. Electricity in this building also allows the Pal people to solder loose wires on their flashlights and power banks, charge those items […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic hovers over us like a hurricane that has stalled and won’t go away, we recognize the impact that it has on our lives and ministry. In the same breath, we are grateful for the ability to continue on with a greater degree of normality with the stay-at-home order no longer in place. (And, yes, the hurricane comparison […]
Thank you all so much for your prayers and support during these interesting days. We were so blessed by a visit from my mom, Starr, the past week. It was so good to see her and enjoy a change of pace. We took a quick trip to El Paso, TX to take her back to […]