Greetings and welcome to 2019! I hope your 2019 kicked off with a bang! We have hit the ground running, continuing some ongoing projects and heading into several new ones. Ministry updates Jaynee just returned from a four-day missions trip to Takuapa, in southern Thailand. A small group went to this rural village to tell… Continue reading New things for 2019
Greetings! Wow. We want to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributed, prayed and shared our posts to raise funds for a visit to America. Today, I am within $850 of my goal! Jaynee has reached her goal! And Justine has enough to book a ticket! Hallelujah! I was able to book two tickets for… Continue reading A Loud … Boom! A Soft Blow
Greetings! Some of you are aware we are trying to make it back to the U.S. for a visit this summer. After serving 3 ½ years in Thailand and not seeing friends and family back home for more than two years, we would love to be able to make this trip! The girls have been… Continue reading Down to the Nitty Gritty
Greetings from Thailand. Prayers for Nepal. A couple weeks ago, our friends set out on a short-term outreach to Nepal. When they arrived, the city of Kathmandu looked like this: (photos borrowed from friends) Now, the city looks like this: We are thankful our friends are safe, but my heart is heavy for thousands of… Continue reading Update From Nepal and An Exciting Announcement
On a scale of 1-10 for embarrassing posts, I'm pretty sure my kids will rate this one a 15+. To be honest, a lot of people probably won't find it too tactful, but after reading "10 Things Every Woman Wants to Say to Their Gynaecologist" yesterday - and knowing today might be the dreaded day… Continue reading There’s a Flap for That
Greetings from Bangkok, Thailand, and from the newly-certified graduate of the Teaching English as a Foreign Language program! I spent most of February studying and practice teaching in a TEFL course, from which I graduated on February 27. I have been wanting to take the course for so many years, but time and finances and… Continue reading Certifiable!
Bangkok. Wow, it’s different. Chiang Mai was a “small” city of three million people, or at least that’s how I came to view it after living there for nearly three years. Bangkok. Not so much. Everything you read about Bangkok is true. It’s big. It’s busy. It’s really warm. Wait. It’s monstrous. It’s crazy. It’s… Continue reading Braving Bangkok: Reporting for Duty
I’d be lying if I said the last few months have been easy. After Discipleship Training School and two months in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, I hit a bit of a lull, and I’ve been trying to get out of the funk ever since. I hardly realized for the last 12 weeks what has been… Continue reading Miracles Never Cease
Greetings! CURRENT HAPPENINGS Our art and film schools are entering Week 5 with eight students from five nations. Students studied cross-cultural communications and ethno-arts together the first three weeks. Film students then studied photography last week and are learning scriptwriting this week. Art students are studying beginning and advanced drawing. Each student will take these… Continue reading Fundraising Time
We left behind many things during our recent mission trip down the Mekong River. Many of those things include mostly shoes, namely one grey flip-flop, a pair of black flip-flops, and a pair of plaid tennis shoes. I also lost a pair of Thai pants that ripped all the way down the leg after I'd… Continue reading Smooth Sailing Down Mekong; What’s Next?