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Fishing Trip Report – July 17, 2017

Thank you to all who prayed for us this past week as we flew up to the village of Strelka for our fishing trip.  There we met up with one of the local men from that village and the four of us — James, myself, James’ neighbor and the man from Strelka —  headed downriver […]

Court Appeal Update and New Prayer Request

Court Appeal Update As was mentioned in our last prayer letter, Monday, June 19 was the date for our appeal to the regional court of Krasnoyarsk.  Our lawyer has informed us that the decision of the Vanavara court was not reversed, therefore our only recourse for further action is to appeal it to the next […]

New Contact Information and Updated Family Picture!

We wanted to make available a more current family picture since the last one that we made available to our supporters was from before our furlough in 2014-2015.  You may view and download our new family picture from these links (portrait | landscape) or by simply visiting the Info Packet page on our website We […]

A Personal Testimony from the Fire

Pastors and Praying Friends, I apologize for the lack of communication since our last fire update on March 3, 2017 and the quick winter road prayer request on March 26, 2017.  We now have our internet connection set back up and it will now be easier to keep everybody informed. Many have asked how we are […]

Quick Update and Prayer Request

This is just a very quick update to ask you to pray fervently for myself and Bro. Dean as we head out to try to drive back to Vanavara tonight (Sunday AM eastern time). After having our truck break down in December after our first winter road trip, I was finally able to send it […]

Northcutt Fire Recovery Update

First of all we would like to say a big thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone who has written, called or texted to check on us. We truly do appreciate the prayers and support that has been shown to us these past few days. With all that has been going on, […]

Day 2…

Today was spent running back and forth to various offices in both the municipal government and the regional government to find out what kind of compensation for which we are eligible. Our former neighbors who lived across the hall from us picked us up around 9am and we spent the entire day working through everything […]

24 Hours Later

Went back to the old apartment today and the building is a complete loss. No chance of recovering anything else. Still burning 24hrs later. We started going through our stuff that we managed to save and we are starting to get an idea of things that we need to replace in the immediate future. More […]

Urgent Update!

Pastors and Supporting Church Families, Today around noon our time (midnight EST), February 25, 2017, here in Vanavara, fire broke out in our apartment building and it burned to the ground. We are all fine as are the other six families who lived in the building.  We were able to get a few things out, […]

An Important Change!

While many of you have already received our updated contact information since moving to Vanavara, we have still been receiving mail at our old PO Box in Krasnoyarsk. Please note that as of February 1, 2017, any mail addressed to us that is sent to that PO Box will be returned to the sender. Please […]