Beth and Mama

Both of us had been through grief, having lost our believing spouses. After those difficult periods, both of us were determined not to sit on the sidelines as armchair Christians. We had been friends for a long time and became best friends. We both wanted to be active, in the… Continue reading

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Love and Hospitality

The director for IFL, Philippines, met us on arrival — near midnight — to talk and have a cold glass of iced tea (our common way of greeting). We expressed our love for one another. She had personally outfitted our quarters with food so we did not have to deal… Continue reading

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2018 Report and 2019 Projections

The following link takes you to our report on our 2018 mission work in the Philippines. It includes our personal status and a summary of activity. We have made some projections for 2019, and leave for the Philippines by middle January to accomplish the first set of a number of… Continue reading

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Tale of Three Friends

“Love one another.” It would seem a simple commanding statement, but the biblical context and who spoke it makes a difference. I do not have many close friends, but those I have in Christ are precious. We share common core beliefs: we know we were formed by the Creator; we… Continue reading

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From the Beginning: Male and Female…Marriage

The two little orphan girls asked for a glass of water. They really were not thirsty. They wanted to stay, but they also wanted to peek. As they poured their little cups from the container of filtered water, they silently turned and looked to their right through a little doorway… Continue reading

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