It’s hard to believe we’ve been back in Texas for 3 ½ weeks now. DJ’s parents were here for over 2 ½ weeks of that time, helping us work on the cabin. DJ and his dad got a lot of the sheet rock (drywall) put up and painted, as well as plumbing put in for […]
There are several songs that have been going through my head lately; let me share just a few lines from a few of them: “What if Your blessings come through raindrops, what if Your healing comes through tears? What if a thousand sleepless nights is what it takes to know you’re near?” (from “Blessings” by […]
Dear Friends & Family, Our family returned to PNG about 6 weeks ago and, after being released from a 21-day quarantine, are already up to our eyeballs in ministry. We love it and are so grateful to be back in PNG doing what we love. The girls have completed their first week of school and […]
It’s been a quick month and we are half way through August already! We have had some extra travelling going on this month, and perhaps that is why it seems like time is going so quickly! The first weekend took us to the west side of Florida to visit friends we hadn’t seen in quite […]
We appreciate the opportunity we have to train national leaders to answer the great commission of planting Gods Church.
Despite the heavy and constant rains, we were able to navigate the river and reach the three villages south. The objectives were achieved beyond our expectations.
“Forget about tying the hands of time. Give every moment to the One who’s given today.” – Joy Williams Summer is almost over.I’ve always grieved the end of summer in Minnesota, but never as much as this year. These past two months in the States have flown by, and I’m really sad that our only […]
Long before the internet existed I had twenty-six different translations of the English Bible in my office. Today, websites like Bible Gateway, Bible Hub and others offer an array of over sixty Bible translations in English. While some individuals will make arguments over specific translations, most people fail to investigate the purpose behind each translation […]
We love meeting people but we’re not so good at remembering names… especially when Joyce and I awaken in the morning and ask one another, “Who are you?” Well, ok… it’s not gotten to that point (yet), but with the thousands of people we meet in our ministry travels it’s just difficult recalling names. There […]
Sometimes it’s hard to explain what a linguist actually does. I mean, we work with languages. And everybody uses language to some extent or another. So how is being a linguist actually like a real job and anything more than what everyone else does? That’s what I often wonder. And then I heard a really […]