We appreciate your prayers as we prepare for a trip to Bolivia for the month of February. We have gotten all the necessary documents together and have submitted them for our visa. Please pray that the process will go smoothly. Bolivia is the final country in our region that we have yet to visit! So […]
It is now one week after Jerry's surgery for a herniated disk in his neck. Although he's not experienced any drastic improvements, we are noticing small changes for the better.
We are so thankful that Jerry’s surgery went well. Now he’s in the hard stage of patiently recovering. Please pray that the numbness in his right hand will go away and for complete healing from the surgery. We would love to keep our plans and travel to Latin America for a tribal church planting conference in early […]
Thanksgiving this year for Jerry won't involve turkey and dressing...but milk shakes and jello! He is scheduled for surgery on November 20th.
There are times when we just have to lean on the knowledge that God is in control...
At times missionary work requires a keen sense of balance...like crossing gorges on 6-inch wide bridges!
Please keep praying for the Kuna Old Testament translation project. The team is moving the draft through all the revisions and consultant checks. Pray that the translation will communicate clearly the life-changing truths of God’s Book to the Kuna people of Panama.
Later this month Joyce and I will be going to Mexico, where we will travel with a consultant to a tribal area in the mountain and encourage the missionary team about church planting and producing literacy and Bible study materials. Then we will be attending a conference with participants from the New Tribes training centers from around the world. Because the tribal missionary […]
On August 13, three Kuna church leaders would appreciate your prayers as they will be going to talk with the chiefs of two unevangelized villages who have invited Kuna missionaries into their villages. The village leaders are requiring that the Kuna missionaries would participate in the drinking ceremonies (see attached news article) and also pay a […]
The end of September, Joyce and I will be traveling again into Latin America to teach a 2 week module on literacy programs to national missionaries. We are very excited about this opportunity as we are convinced of the value of literacy programs and how they are vital for strong tribal churches. Pray that the formatting […]