March 3rd, 2017 News 2 Comments

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, […]

February 28th, 2017 News No Comments

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 […]

February 26th, 2017 News 11 Comments

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 […]

February 16th, 2017 News No Comments

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 […]

December 1st, 2016 News No Comments

Unfortunately we were not able to leave Vanavara this morning as planned. Both Bro. Dean and I were waiting to receive a confirmation of our auto insurance renewal, and while it was promised before lunch, we didn’t receive it until almost 3pm. By that time, we had already lost the vast majority of our winter […]

November 30th, 2016 News No Comments

Just a quick update to ask for your prayers as Bro. Dean and I will be making our first winter road trip down to Krasnoyarsk on Thursday, December 1. This trip will be for the purpose of buying supplies, produce and household goods – all of which can be had for much cheaper in the […]

August 1st, 2016 News No Comments

Thank you all for your fervent prayers on our behalf. Since sending out the update requesting prayer for rain, we have had 3 rain showers and enough wind to greatly clear up the air in and around Vanavara. It has been great to be able to again enjoy the fresh air and for the kids […]

July 23rd, 2016 News 7 Comments

This short update is to ask everyone to hold a special season of prayer for rain in Siberia, and specifically in the Krasnoyarsk Krai (province). Wildfires are burning throughout the taiga (Siberian forests), and the smoke from these fires has blanketed the region for many days now. While fires in the taiga are not uncommon […]

March 3rd, 2016 News 4 Comments

Just a quick update to let everyone know that our planned moving date has been pushed back a week due to the truck driver’s schedule. Our currently planned moving date is now March 10, 2016. Our truck driver has promised to be here late on the 8th, and we plan to load the truck on […]

December 6th, 2015 News No Comments

As the Lord has blessed, we have been able to purchase all of our needed building materials to remodel both our apartment and the Dean’s apartment. One of the deacons in the church graciously allowed us to rent his garage to store our materials until the time comes to transport it on the winter road…and […]