June 9th, 2015 News No Comments

Summertime here in Siberia brings warm (sometimes hot) weather, long hours of daylight and more people outdoors. Children are out of school, the playgrounds are bustling, everyone is looking forward to vacations and traveling, and it is a ripe time for some outreach ministries.  As in years past, we will be holding four consecutive weeks […]

May 28th, 2015 News 3 Comments

After several long flights with smooth connections and transfers, we made it back to Krasnoyarsk safe and sound. It has been exactly one week since we touched down back in Siberia and the week has been filled with adjusting back to the time zone, setting up house again, and renewing acquaintances with many in the […]

May 19th, 2015 News No Comments

It’s hard to believe that furlough is done. Today (Tuesday) is the day we fly back to Russia to begin the transition to a new ministry in Vanavara.  We fly out of Chicago O’Hare at 4:20pm  Chicago time (5:20pm EDT) and will be arriving at 5:10am Thursday morning Krasnoyarsk time (4:10pm Wednesday EDT).  We would […]

April 5th, 2015 News 2 Comments

Wishing all a wonderful resurrection Sunday as we celebrate the finished work of our Savior,  Jesus Christ!  Through His substitutionary death, His burial and resurrection, we have been given new life, a new direction and a new hope! May we all be bold witnesses for our living Savior.  He is risen! Truly He is risen […]

January 27th, 2015 News 2 Comments

As usually happens on furlough, we have not stopped running since our plane wheels touched down in Chicago. The Lord gave us amazing flights as we had one of the easiest return trips we have ever had. We were blessed to be able to spend the week of Christmas with family and have been able […]

December 10th, 2014 News 6 Comments

Things are winding down and the packing is almost done as we are getting ready to leave for furlough, and everyone is excited. We are looking forward to celebrating Christmas and the kids’ birthdays with family, as well as renewing acquaintances with many of you who so faithfully support our ministry. Our flight is scheduled […]

December 8th, 2014 News 2 Comments

Thank you to all who upheld us in prayer today as we submitted our documents to register Karalyn’s permanent residency and extend our registration as well. It was a completely different feeling today as I prepared our packet of documents – one of calm assurance knowing that the Lord had it all in control. Quite […]

December 7th, 2014 News No Comments

For all who were praying for our document work on Friday, we thank you very much for your prayers. Unfortunately, we were unable to get our documents registered as we had hoped, but it was still evident that the Lord was in control of the situation. The inspector was very helpful and we were able […]

December 3rd, 2014 News No Comments

Just a quick update as we are making the final preparations to return to the States for our 5-month furlough. We were able to claim Karalyn’s residency permit on Monday, and will be trying to register the permit Friday morning around 9am (Thursday evening 9pm EST). We would appreciate your prayers as we try to […]

November 27th, 2014 News 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite days of the year — not just because of all of the good food that we get to enjoy, but because it is a day that we specifically set aside for remembering and giving thanks for all that the Lord has done in our lives. While there are […]