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

Crabbing in Herring Creek: A Parable on Life Lost

The little push-net was finally done, and the little boy was excited to catch some crabs. The tide was low, so it was a perfect time to grab the little chicken-wire and wood contraption to get into the shallows of the tidal creek. The creek bottom was soft and sticky… 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