Help for Repairing Children’s Home from Typhoon Odette — Philippines

We have been in contact with the Director of IFL-ICDMI (Institute for Foundational Learning – Integrated Community Development Ministries, Inc.), Pat Capwell, about damage from Typhoon Odette that struck the region about a month ago. Like Katrina in the US, the typhoon rolled through several islands in the Philippines, inflicting… Continue reading

Orphans and Friends Christmas Boxes — Just in Time

The pandemic of 2020 has closed the doors to return to our loved ones in the Philippines (Institute for Foundational Learning in Cabuyao, Laguna) where we have spent a third of our last 42 months. Every bit of news got worse in 2020 regarding our chances of getting a visa,… Continue reading

2020 Report and Christmas–New Year Card

We had been warned by the Holy Spirit in October 2019 in the Philippines that we would not be returning to our loved ones in the Philippines for a year. We had no idea what was coming. By early 2020 we were praying in our West Virginia cabin for a… Continue reading

Two Silver Bracelets

The lady with clear eyes and a big smile reached down and drew out a gift of two silver bracelets. She wanted me to have something from her so I would remember to pray for her.  Despite her recent diagnosis of terminal cancer, nothing could rob her of the joy… Continue reading