What are you “waiting” for?

Have you ever had to wait so long for something that you thought you might just as well give up?  Unfortunately, I have to admit that I am notorious for grumbling during times… Continue reading

Austin meets Vancouver…

Rebe and I have recently returned from a visit with Mission To World in Atlanta. We had the opportunity to meet with Jed and Elly Schoepp, a couple from Vancouver going with us… Continue reading

Learning from African Christians

As we prepare to lead a team into an unreached area of Tanzania, I wanted to share our views on the importance of entering a new culture with the attitude of a learner. … Continue reading

We are Thankful

As we head into the time of year where we pause to consider the many blessings God has given us, and to thank Him for being the Creator and Sustainer of all things,… Continue reading

Queens Partnership

Why were we invited to Queens, NY?  God is up to something.  Not long ago, Bryan received an e-mail notifying him that Covenant Church in Queens, NY wanted to learn more about our… Continue reading

A Full Life

Eric Metaxas’ recent biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Bonhoeffer – Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, is an excellent account of one man’s struggle to live an authentic Christian life amidst the abject evils of the… Continue reading

Speaking Honestly

I praise God for Bryan’s graduation from Covenant Seminary.  He finished with an MA in Religion and Cultures, magna cum laude.  The year and a half that we were there went quickly and… Continue reading

Tanzania Update

Rebe and I are taking a deep breath before we plunge into the last month of the semester here in St Louis. Our time here has really helped to prepare our family for… Continue reading

In Process…

Hi Friends and Family- It’s been snowing lately and we’ve been taking the kids out in it a lot…sore muscles…but enjoying all of the sledding, snowmen and snowball fights!  I love the kids… Continue reading

Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas everyone…may our Lord give you rest, joy and peace as you celebrate his birth… I’ve just returned from a 10-day trip to Uganda and Tanzania. The first few days were spent… Continue reading

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