Adventures in Flight

Dear friends and family, partners in ministry, Thank you for your prayers. Greetings from Peru! Praise: Praise for this opportunity to go to Peru and participate in these literacy workshops. Praise for my partnership team that is making it possible! … Continue reading

On to Peru! …For a Visit

Hello partners in prayer, If you haven’t heard, I’m cleared to visit Peru next week! I’ll be there from the 24th of this month through the 15th of June. These praise and prayer items are taken from Sunday’s newsletter, with … Continue reading

Pressing On

Hello prayer warriors, Thank you so much for your prayers. I’m towards the end of the intense 12 days I wrote about in my last post and newsletter. Praise! My talk at my Canadian church last Sunday went well. One … Continue reading

God Answers Prayers! Visiting Canada

Dear friends and family, partners in ministry, My most-recent newsletter is prayer-focused, so I am including its text here, though you can see the fully formatted newsletters with photos by clicking on this link. As my prayer partner you are … Continue reading

Back from Oregon

Hello everyone, I’m back from Oregon and getting back into the routine. Thank you for praying for me as I drove 780 miles around Washington and Oregon last week. Here is the latest: Praise: Safe travels! And a truck that’s … Continue reading

Traveling through Oregon

Dear friends and family, partners in prayer, Thank you for your prayers! I hope you are well. This week I am traveling around Oregon, between the cities of Gresham, Salem, and Albany. I am meeting with friends, family, and partners … Continue reading

Off to a good start!

Hello family and friends, partners in ministry, Thank you so much for your prayers! Praise items: I have gained a few new partners these past couple weeks! Praise God for open hearts. The board of my home church made a … Continue reading

Website Issue Resolved

Dear friends and family, partners in ministry, Thank you for your prayers! Praise Items: My first Sunday back after my travels a couple people at my church said they wanted an update, and last Sunday I was able to give … Continue reading

Back from a month of travels

Dear friends, family, my partners in ministry, Thank you for your prayers! Praise: My time in Asheville, North Carolina was wonderful. I learned a tremendous amount about how to use conversations and stories to communicate the Gospel. I have a … Continue reading

Weaving Stories Into the Fabric of Our Lives

Dear friends, family, my partners in ministry, Thank you for your prayers! My stay in Orlando was a wonderful time of learning and fellowship with people of all trades working in unison to further the Bible translation task. It really … Continue reading

Becoming Equipped for the Task

Hello partners in prayer! It’s incredible to think two weeks have gone by and my time in Florida is over. I am so grateful to all of you, my friends and Wycliffe ministry partners. You have made it possible for … Continue reading

Speaking in Front of All Wycliffe!

Tomorrow Wednesday a bit after 7AM PST (10AM EST) I will share my testimony of how God worked through me and led me to join Wycliffe, in front of all the Wycliffe Orlando headquarters staff and any Wycliffe member watching … Continue reading

Praises from Orlando

Hello! On my last day at Target I wanted to let everyone know how much I appreciated them and the time I had there. So, I left 120 cookies in the breakroom with a note, “Thanks for a sweet winter!” … Continue reading

A Year of Praises

Hello family and friends! Here are some answered prayers from my most recent prayer blog entry: I’ve been able to get more rest these past few days. I had a wonderful Christmas- even better than I had hoped for. I’m … Continue reading

Seeking Balance & Peace This Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s amazing that 2016 is almost over. I thank you for all of your prayers, and I praise God for all of His answers to prayer! As the Lord leads, please pray for me, as these past … Continue reading

Praise for Employment, Prayer for Peru

Hello family and friends! Thank you for all of your prayers! It is so good to be back home and seeing so many of you again. Thank you also for patiently waiting for my next prayer blog update! I am … Continue reading

Leaving Peru, for now

I have just a few hours left before leaving Peru. While I was here I took close to 100 pages of notes, and tried to write down the names of everyone I met. I didn’t manage to get everyone’s name … Continue reading

Today was my first day of official Wycliffe membership

Today was my first day of official Wycliffe membership. It has been a long journey to get this far. Perhaps it started when I went to CanIL* in 2014. But no, before that I had several wonderful conversations with Wycliffe … Continue reading

Halfway Mark

Hello friends and family, Thank you for all of your prayers! It’s incredible to think that I am already halfway through my time in Peru! I had a wonderful time in Panao, meeting the veteran missionary couple, the local translators, … Continue reading

Halfway up the Andes

Greetings from Huanuco! I have some good news: My director and I made it safely to our current destination. While we didn’t cross over the Andes entirely, we certainly made it up a good ways- 6275 feet in altitude. The … Continue reading

Meeting a team tomorrow

Hello friends and family, Thank you so much for all of your prayers! Things are going really well here in Lima, the capital city of Peru. I am presently fairly well-rested, in good health, and my director Ed has also … Continue reading

Now in Lima!

Greetings from Lima! My trip to Peru went well. Here are some praises for today and the past week: • Despite the stress of travel preparations, I have been able to remain fairly peaceful. This is a huge praise item … Continue reading

Full Funding for Peru!

Hello friends and family, Thank you so much for your prayers! I am happy to announce that I have now hit full funding for my Peru trip! I asked for prayers for courage and confidence, and I have been feeling … Continue reading

Partnership Development Coming Along

Hello friends and family, Thank you for your prayers. I was feeling a bit anxious and down the other day, but I heard a great sermon that reminded me of my true identity in Christ: I am loved, and given … Continue reading

Partnership Development Beginning in Earnest!

Hello friends and family! Thank you so much for your prayers. Now that I have finished my last paper and returned from a Portland family visit, I can now begin my partnership development efforts in earnest for this October Peru visit. … Continue reading

Last MLE Paper Submitted!

Update: The last academic paper of my MLE program has now been submitted!!! Thank you so much for all of you who have prayed for me this week and over the many past months as I worked to develop my … Continue reading

Let the writing begin!

Hello friends and family! Thank you so much for your prayers as I finish my last paper. Things are going well! While I did have some anxiety in coming up and starting, I was restored to peace through prayers- thank … Continue reading

Going Offline & Going to Peru!

Hello friends and family! Today I bought my tickets to Peru! I will be gone from October 15th through November 6th as I travel the country and meet many teams. Thank you to everyone who has given towards my trip! … Continue reading

Feels like I’m juggling!

Hello friends and family, I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since my last post. Part of that is due to business but also I feel that some spiritual warfare is picking up again- that is one thing that kept … Continue reading

33% raised already!

Hello friends and family, I am so encouraged to share the news that already 33% of my needs for my Peru trip have been raised!  I really feel quite blessed. Today I will be working on my partnership development and … Continue reading