Happy New Year
Jan01

Happy New Year

January 2015   Greetings and Happy New Year from Negros Island! It was a very fast and furious time during the holiday season, here in the Philippines. The Island of Negros was the host of an annual youth event called YACC! This was the 41st year for the event.   Each year, it moves to a different island location or province. In 2014, it was hosted by the churches on Negros and was held on a large public school campus. Over 70...

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October 2014
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October 2014

October 16, 2014   Greetings from Bacolod City, We rejoice that we have had visitors here for the last few months sharing with us in the ministry. During the months of August and September, we had Christian Barnett from the Oakwood Christian Church in Enid, Oklahoma. He is 20 years old and spent some quality time with our Bible College students. He spoke in chapel several times and also helped at the Green Plains Education Center...

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August 2014
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August 2014

It is certainly busy here in the Philippines! We presently have four churches in some phase of construction. Also, we have a Preschool/Sunday School classroom being built on two separate locations. Let me first tell you about the four churches under construction. Tayasan is a town where a church was started in 2012. It now has an attendance of over eighty each Sunday. A classroom/ parsonage is being built first so that the workers...

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On Furlough
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On Furlough

January 28, 2014   Greetings in Christ, It has been a busy five months since Mary and I arrived back in the states last September. We enjoyed so much visiting our family, friends and churches. We were thrilled to meet our grandson Luke, who had been born while we were in the Philippines and then getting re-acquainted with our first grandson, Caleb Smith. It was so hard to tell them good bye this week as well as to our kids again....

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Merry Christmas
Dec05

Merry Christmas

We are enjoying being home again in the USA! It is hard to get used to the prices of things again. Also, to driving with rules, lanes, and a speed limit. We enjoy so much worshiping again with everything in English, padded seats and being with so many friends. We have met our new grandson and got reacquainted with Lydia and Josh’s son, Caleb. Being grandparents has been so much fun during our first month here. While on our USA...

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