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Our Decision: For Now

Long time no write. Thank you for your patience and kindness, which so many people have shown to us in the last few months. Two supporting churches raised the funds to fly our family home to visit America from December … Continue reading

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Ethical Difficulties on the Mission Field

Here’s our recent prayer letter. We love to share the ethical “dilemmas” we come up against in our ministry here. Well, “dilemma” might be too strong of a word for most of these situations. But it is always interesting to … Continue reading

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A Typical Elders’ Meeting at EBC

Here’s our recent prayer update:   About a dozen times over the past three months, five men have gathered at our home on Saturday evening for discussion and prayer. These meetings have been particularly rewarding as the future leadership for … Continue reading

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The Care of the Churches

Our most recent prayer letter: CHRISTIAN COMPETITION Three weeks ago I had intended to send out this missive after our something-like-annual Bible Quiz tournament on 8 March. Eighteen mostly older teen church members from Elim and Trinity studied our church’s … Continue reading

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As the New Year Begins ~ Prayer Letter

Friends, here is our recent prayer letter and ministry update: ________________________________________ BEAUTY FROM ASHES Like many churches, Elim Baptist is made up of people at varying places on the road to the Celestial City. But probably unlike many churches, a … Continue reading

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Trees, Literal and Symbolic

Our latest prayer letter: PUTTING DOWN ROOTS After four hours in drizzling rain, the three young men and I who had braved the elements for this week’s work day finally succeeded in cutting the taproot from a thorn tree whose … Continue reading

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Years of Effort

Here is my day-late Missional Monday post–our last two prayer letters, which communicates my lack of writing lately. The first dates from August 28, the second September 13. LIVING ON THE ROAD While Paul and Barnabas were staying “no little … Continue reading

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