We are in the Phonetic Warmup Phase of Language Study. This past week we have had a language teacher who takes us to town and teaches us something about the culture and the vocabulary associated with the event. Such as learning the words for transportation and how to negotiate your price for each different type. […]
6:15 AM--Rise and shine. Un, the lady who works here at the mission home, is already in the kitchen starting preparations for breakfast.
About 21 hours after leaving Seattle I arrived safely in Asia Pacific. Thanks for keeping me in your thoughts for adjustments to a new country! So far I have been enjoying the new sights and sounds…especially the fruit! I leave Monday for the final leg of my journey to begin Language & Culture Studies.
Working at Archer Group has been a neat opportunity for me these past six months. They sent me off with a memorable party complete with chocolate chip cookies and books to read on the long journey to Asia Pacific. I am looking forward to seeing at least some of them when they visit October! They […]
Today was my last Sunday before leaving for Asia Pacific. I had the opportunity to give a ministry update to Faith Community Church, my sending church. I am so thankful for their support and prayers as the Lord directs in the next step.
We hope this New Year's Eve finds you reflecting on God's incredible faithfulness.
I wonder what wheels you will be driving next people at work have been joking…But it has indeed been an answer to prayer to have wheels provided for me to use before I leave for Asia Pacific since the blue van bit the dust. Most recently, I have been borrowing the Assinks car for the […]
Part of the packing process for Asia Pacific includes learning what items will be especially hard to locate in the new country and seeing if you can squeeze a few of these items into your bags…like dishtowels, cards, candles, spices etc! It is nice to have this information available to help in the decision making […]
Praise for tickets and visas for flying to Asia Pacific January 10th!
We just had our first snow here in Whatcom County! I am trying to appreciate the freezing cold and opportunity for snowball fights as I don’t expect to be seeing snow in Asia Pacific! 🙂