June 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church, “Work for the night is coming,” says the hymn writer. How true it is! Its based on Jesus’ words from John 9:4. Jesus also said to come apart and “rest awhile” in Mark 6:31. These last couple of months we have been able to do some of each. The last part…

January 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church,                                                               We trust things are going well and you are off to a good start for the New Year. Jesus said “Behold, I make all things new.” (Revelation 21:5) What a great promise of the things to come. Last month Aaron, Norm & I went on a 3 hour hike to Bitoi…

November 2017 Prayer Letter

Opportunities and Challenges  Variety, they say, is the spice of life.  Who knows what a day may bring forth?  Proverbs 27:1 says, “Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.”  As someone else observed, the best laid plans of mice and men often go differently! This last month…

August 2017 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church,   A lot has happened since we wrote last! Rejoice with us, and thank you for spending the time to read and pray.   First, the Bulolo District Ladies Retreat went well. 317 ladies registered as campers here at the Bible School, and more attended. Bro Rick Crotts preached the night…

June 2017 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor and Church, Thank you for your faithfulness! As we approach Papua New Guinea’s National Elections in July, we appreciate your prayers. It’s great to depend on the power of God. Isaiah 40:17 says “All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.” God is…

May 2017 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church,       Back Safely Praise God we made it safely back into PNG.  We’re starting to get back into the rhythm of things a bit.  It’s been busy with moving houses this time, as well as moving back into the country.  Furlough was a good and encouraging time but we look for that…

March 2017 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church, First of all, thank you for your prayers over this last month as we finish up furlough and prepare to go. Our tickets are bought, paid for, and we leave Saturday March 25th. Now to get packing. We will be flying non-stop through the airports from Tulsa, Chicago, Seoul, Manila, Port…