The 14 men in the photo are all church leaders from the Loron people group in northeastern Côte d’Ivoire. They were having a church development workshop, led by Norbert who traveled to one of their villages to teach this seminar last month. This was a follow-up session for these local church teachers who no longer […]
10, 9, 8, 7 … « Dix, neuf, huit, sept, … » I find my days filled with editing, proof-reading and multiple minute details, as the countdown for preparing these grade one Bible lessons for Haiti is upon us. Their schools start October 3rd, and all of the final checking hasn’t been completed yet. […]
I’m home alone! Martha flew out to California, to visit our oldest son Aaron, Avé, and our three grandchildren (ages 5, 3 & just-turned 2). And I’m at home working on the Haiti Bible lessons for grade one. We are a bit behind schedule right now on these lessons, since working on a translation from long […]
The tornado did not hit our house or the Peterson house we just sold. That’s praise the Lord times two: that the Peterson house sold, and that we are safe!! Yes, Rainsville, Alabama was hit hard, with over 30 people who died in the tornado from our town of 5,000 alone, and many more, even friends […]
Aching for Côte d’Ivoire! With fighting escalating in our former home town, Abidjan (as of April 4th) we just ache for all the hurting people of Ivory Coast. They are experiencing terrible disruptions (lack of food, gasoline, means to work, lootings, burnings, and worse) because of the rival and tribal fighting and killings. We […]
This Easter missionaries are traveling (and walking the last 2 hours) to ask the village elders for permission to return to a Glaro village where missionaries had to evacuate in 1990. Denny is translating the Book of Matthew into the Palaka language, and she's almost up to the Easter story. I will be taking a team of 16 or so volunteers from our local church to Haiti - to do relief work.
...our missionary friends the Groenvelds, among the Komono people have been able to move to a remote village ... Lesley Wolfe, living with the Glaro people, will soon have another missionary couple, the Spietelsbachs, to join her in the village...
‘JoeSmiley’ aka Josiah was only 3-1/2 months old when we first saw him,... Daniel expressed his faith!