God has brought about many changes during the last several years. I looked back at our blog before starting this post and see that the last one was made at the end of 2019. Well, there’s a good reason for it. Our lives, along with many others in the world, got turned upside down when the pandemic hit.
Every year our church here in Tanzania kicks off January with a New Year’s Day service. It’s a very lively service emphasizing the worship and praise of God- and my favorite part, people take turns sharing, every Sunday for two months, testimonies of God’s provision during the previous year. Here is a brief picture testimony […]
It’s often a challenge for a missionary to stay well connected with their ministry support team. Newsletters are essential but can only do so much. Social media and blogs work better for some than for others. Then there is the ultimate connection tool- a real live visit to the field where the stories can […]
Michael was in Thailand in November for a series of meetings. It was a blessing to get a better feel for the variety of partners working together for the fulfillment of the great commission. It’s a privilege to be a part of a bigger team. While there, he was also able to visit a cousin who […]
Michael recently had the opportunity to travel to Southeast Asia. He soon came to see it as the land of rice. Rice isn’t something new, he grew up in Colombia with plenty of rice. In other parts of South America, Mozambique and Tanzania (where he and his family currently serve) there were plenty of opportunities […]
Our time in the States and Canada went really well. We loved seeing many of you along with other family and friends. A huge thank you to the different ones who helped us in so many ways! We got to enjoy a lot of scenery through Washington state, up through the Canadian Rockies and then across the […]
We trust you had a wonderful Easter. It was our pleasure to celebrate the Resurrection in Swahili. We just wanted to give a quick update. Austin made it to the top of Kilimanjaro! We are very proud of all the hard work and perseverance he showed in facing this major challenge. Thank you for praying […]
We thought we would use this update to focus on the school the kids are going to. HOPAC, or Haven of Peace Academy, has been a huge blessing to our family, allowing Jessica and I to focus full time on our other work.
What Do You Do When Your Life Sounds Like the Bad Plot to a Novel? We started the year off with a bang when our youngest daughter broke her arm. She then came down with Scarlet Fever. Severe flooding down south took out our electricity for one month…yes, a whole month. I injured my foot, […]