News from the village: In North America, people think of a zip line as something to do for fun. In the village, Ron has been working together with some of the men on a zip line that will help them cross the river when it is flooded. We have had different bridges […]
Over the past several months, Bible teachers from our village have been hiking 5 hours to another village where people had asked that someone come and teach them. That village had heard from people in our village that they had the “message of life” and they wanted to know more! We reported about this in […]
Less than a week from our arrival in country and we arrived in the village we have called home since 1983. Praise God for an absolutely wonderful trip. Everything went smoothly and we know it was because so many people were praying! Thank you!
Greetings once again from the Ostmans! We trust this finds you doing well and encouraged in the Lord. As we sit here and type this, we realize anew just how much we take things for granted. We don’t know about you, but we didn’t wake up this morning concerned about contracting some horrifying disease. An […]
It’s harvest time here in the mountains and people are busy bringing rice in from their fields! This year has been a particularly good harvest for which they are all very thankful. They have had just the right amount of rain and sunshine at the right times to ripen it. The village is often empty […]
An apple a day! We are packed and ready to return to the village! In our boxes of supplies are enough apples for us to have one a day until we get our next supply shipment. That’s what the diet list said! We’re allowed one apple a day! Praise the Lord, Laura is feeling MUCH […]