off and running again…to Africa!

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Ladies with Babies Carrying Baskets on HeadsWe are about ready to head to Mozambique. As we did recently in Colombia, we’ll begin by equipping a group of people arriving from several countries in Africa so that they will be able to help their fields with literacy. Then teams from 3 language groups in Mozambique join us with speakers from their villages and we’ll put it all into practice as we ...
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What a team!

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What a team!

Thank you so much for your prayers during the Literacy Workshop in Colombia.  It was a completely wonderful, exhausting and profitable time! The first days were with the ten people from different countries in South America who were beginning the training for literacy ministries. It was obvious that God sent each one not just to learn but because they had specific gifts that were needed in the project of writing literacy materials for the Jiw and Cubeo ...

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100% funded

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We have some very exciting news! God provided 100% of the funds that were necessary for the upcoming literacy workshop!!! Thanks to everyone who joined us in prayer and gifts. There is rejoicing all throughout Latin America as everyone who was supposed to be at the workshop will now be able to attend. What a miracle and confirmation from God that He intends to do some very great things!

Meet the team… 

So as we think of the team ...

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Investing in God’s Word throughout Latin America

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Guaymi - BibleWe are excited to invite you to partner with us in an important ministry opportunity! In February 2015, a group of literacy consultants and consultants-in-training from all over Latin America will meet together in Colombia for an intense, 3 week literacy workshop. This will sharpen the literacy workers’ skills through hands-on, practical work. It will also help to build personal contacts with the other literacy workers, encouraging and ...
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Africa and back

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Back from Mozambique and praising God for big steps taken!

The first week in Mozambique was a literacy workshop with the missionaries on the field. We met with each of the church planting teams and made plans for their literacy programs. Next year we will return to help 3 different language groups write literacy courses. How exciting to think of what God might do!

Literacy workshop, learning a step…

2. literacy workshop with missionaries

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Philippine halo-halo (or “mix-mix”)

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We are back from the Philippines and thanking God for all He did! We found the Philippines full of new and interesting things! One of these is a common Filipino dessert called halo-halo (or “mix-mix”). It’s made of layers of boiled garbanzo beans, kidney beans, shredded coconut, sugar palm fruit, caramelized plantains, sweet potato, shaved ice, gelled seaweed of various colors, cheese, rice, tapioca, more shaved ice, topped with purple yam and ice cream with evaporated milk ...

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Where to next?

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Lots of travels already this year and we are preparing for the next trip. Let’s see how you know your world facts and if you can discern where we are going in a few weeks…

*A local delicacy is balut which is a developing duck embryo that is boiled alive and eaten in the shell. The eggs are savored for their balance of textures and flavors, from the broth surrounding the embryo…I won’t go any farther! Google ...

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Literacy Course in England

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We are back from a wonderful time at the missionary training center in England. It was so special to see young people from all over Europe preparing for missionary service. We enjoyed every minute of the literacy course and took in some history and sites in London. For pictures, click on the photo tab above and go to the 3rd album, “our last trip.”

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Literacy & Mission Conference in North Cotes, England

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We are having a great time at the literacy course here at the missionary training center. Students from all over Europe are preparing for ministries all around the world. We have come to love and appreciate each of them and the staff who serve the Lord so completely. This next week the literacy students are writing several pages of a primer and then will practice teaching their flashcards, blackboard exercises, and writing practice exercises they develop. It’s a very ...

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literacy class of Colombia

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Thank you so much for your prayers for our trip to Colombia. We enjoyed every minute of our time there and it wasn’t just about the great Colombian coffee, arepas, and ajiaco (although they did make it extra nice)!

The majority of our time was spent at the missionary training center. We worked with the literacy trainers, taking the students through the steps necessary for motivating, producing and teaching literacy in church planting ministries. Then the students practiced ...

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