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Changing Plans

A quick note to express our sadness that the trip we had planned to Papua New Guinea has been called off. We are all reeling from the recent turn of events in our country and around the world. It is understandable and was to be expected that plans would have to change. More details to […]

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Time for change

We just received Jeff and Linda’s most recent newsletter. In it they state: “This year is one of transition for us.  After 26 years of serving in the clinic, God has shown us that it is time to retire from active service in PNG.  We have welcomed Susan Smith and Baraka Mikanagu and they have […]

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PNG, here we come

I asked Dr. Jeff Stout to share a few photos with us. The gallery above is a little window into our destination in April. The medical clinic they operate is an essential service to the Wycliffe and SIL translators and missionaries in this part of the country. In addition they serve as government sanctioned medical […]

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Go and tell

Info on our PNG adventure

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Cries for help

We received two cries for help this past week: one from our bishop friend in Liberia, and one from missionaries in Burma. In Liberia they are experiencing a food shortage-money simply goes to supply basic needs. The ebola outbreak, civil wars, conflicts, skirmishes and perhaps corruption deny services to many. We send our small contribution […]

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Opportunities and influence

We had some great opportunities for international travel and influence several years ago when Rich was invited to Cambodia and to Kenya to teach pastors. The trip to Kenya was initiated by our friend and professor who is a native Kenyan. As we seek to practice partnership, Rich was accompanied by Ryan. After a LONG […]

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National and Int’l connnections

To elaborate a bit on our national connections: our pastors are returning today from a visit to Oregon/Washington. On their whirlwind tour they visited an Orthodox monk and Abbot on Vashon Island, and a couple of Christian brothers for the purpose of mutual edification and encouragement. In Oregon they attended a championship college soccer tournament, […]