March 2021 Prayer Letter

Dear Prayer Partners, Remember those old roller coaster rides?  You just sat there and hung on with no seatbelt.  The chain pulled you up the first hill, clicking and clacking all the way up.  Sometimes you thought you didn’t really want to ride after all… but here you go!  That’s kind of the picture of…

Sept. 2020 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church, International travel continues to be a challenge in places, but there is some improvement in the larger outlook.   As of August 6, 2020, the US Department of State changed Papua New Guinea from a Level 4 “Do not travel” to a Level 3 “Reconsider travel.” (travel.state.gov.) One of our visas has…

July 2020 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church, Thank you for your prayer and support this last month.  Psalm 107:1 says “O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good:  for his mercy endureth for ever.”  God is good, has been good, and its encouraging to be called again to praise Him and thank Him. As we await…

June 2020 Prayer Letter

Dear Prayer Partners,                                                       Thank you especially for your prayers and faithful support since we last wrote.  These have been unusual times everywhere, to say the least.  We appreciate the extra faithfulness.  A lot has been happening for sure!  Someone mentioned the 5 Stages of Grief as a means to help deal with Coronavirus restrictions; Denial,…

April 2020 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastor & Church, As awareness of the Coronavirus Disease of 2019 begins to finally settle into this country, things become quieter in some ways at the moment.  With things shut down, there is less traffic in public places.  And some talk is more somber in private meetings.  The Prime Minister issued a letter to…