First stop – Ecuador, South America Soon we head out to the country of Ecuador. Ecuador is named after the equator which runs through the country. We found it interesting that the “Panama hat” is actually from Ecuador. Straw hats were woven in Ecuador and taken to Panama to be sold to canal workers. Spanish […]nothing?
God’s amazing wisdom and power can be seen in every area of life. Look at vastness of the universe with its stars and planets! Or the tiny perfection of a molecule. Or the intricacies of the human body. Speechless by languages In the same way, we have the privilege of observing […]nothing?
Here’s a quick look at the current plans for 2017: England to the missionary candidate training center. We will also have trainers from W. Africa joining as they prepare to begin literacy training in Senegal in French later this year. quick trip to N. Ireland to visit some friends, just for fun! on to Papua […]nothing?
Thanks so much for praying with us and all the encouraging words as we made the long trip to Africa and the Philippines! We are so thankful for the 8 teams that we were able to work with and the literacy materials that were written for these languages. We are now getting ready for our […]nothing?
4 more weeks & 4 more languages! Greetings from the Philippines. We are more than half done with our around-the-world trip and praising God for His faithfulness every step of the way. We spent a month in Senegal where we held a literacy workshop for the field and then worked with 3 languages, writing literacy […]nothing?
All the preparations are coming to an end and it’s about time to embark on our long trip. We will be working in 3 countries (Senegal, Burkina Faso and the Philippines) on 8 languages. And the route takes us completely around the world! But what excites our hearts and motivates us is that God will […]nothing?
Baby Bella We wanted to let you know that she’s here! Isabella Marie Collins was born on May 28. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long. We praise God with Joey & Connie for this little miracle. Bella is our eighth grandchild, but it just never gets old! We can’t […]nothing?
Putting on the miles… Since our last letter we’ve put on a few more miles to Colombia and England, worked with a team from Papua New Guinea on a revision of their literacy program, and lead some annual meetings with the team that translates church planting resources into Spanish. Life is full and we thank […]nothing?
Are you ready to join us through prayer on the adventures of a new year? Next week we begin our travels with a trip to Colombia where we will be helping one more time with the literacy course in the training center for missionary candidates. Over the last few years we’ve been training Martha who […]nothing?
Thanks so much for your prayers while we were in Bolivia at the missionary candidate center. How we appreciate these young people preparing for missionary service! There were students from Chile, Argentina and of course, Bolivia. So what do we do when we are not collecting stamps in our passports? Office work! Now, office work […]nothing?