June 13th, 2017 News|Prayerletters No Comments

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 […]

June 6th, 2017 Prayerletters 2 Comments

  To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Where is Your God?!?! Two weeks ago, these were the exact words that I heard screamed in anguish as a drunk man ran through his house smashing pictures and anything else he could get his hands on before he […]

April 14th, 2017 News|Prayerletters 5 Comments

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 […]

Apartment fire
February 26th, 2017 News|Prayerletters 25 Comments

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, […]

February 16th, 2017 Prayerletters No Comments

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Winter Happenings Learning to live in a new location is unique enough, but your first full winter in the Siberian north is always one to remember! With temperatures ranging from a high of +5* Celsius (40* F) to a low […]

November 11th, 2016 Prayerletters 1 Comment

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE The Worst Year Ever!   This is all that we heard from the locals throughout the course of these past few months. Pick a season, a weather trend, or anything else, and it has been the worst one that anyone […]

July 7th, 2016 Prayerletters No Comments

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Learning to Live in the North   As I sit down to write this update, I can’t help but be amazed at how fast time has flown by since we first arrived in Vanavara in the middle of March. From […]

February 24th, 2016 Prayerletters 2 Comments

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Vanavara Preparations Continued   Wow! Where do I begin? Everything has been in high gear since our last update as we have fervently been preparing for our move. I have been up to Vanavara and back twice, working on our […]

December 30th, 2015 Prayerletters No Comments

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Winter Road Trip #1   Let me start off by saying a big thank you to all who prayed specifically for our travels on the winter road up to Vanavara and back. The Lord protected on the roads and we […]

September 20th, 2015 News|Prayerletters No Comments

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter with pictures and full graphics, please click HERE Clear Directions and Definite Answers   A big thank you to all who were praying for us as we took this last trip up to Vanavara in search of housing options for our family. We were praying for some very […]