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

Urgent Call for Help and Prayer for IFL

A message from Roland and Faylene Beard on October 31, 2020: We received unusual communications from the director of the Institute for Foundational Learning (IFL), Pat Capwell about the situation at IFL, where we make our mission trips. The COVID situation, which continues to lock down much of the Philippine… Continue reading

A Call to Social Contact

THE VIRUS AND THE ECONOMY, NOTE 4 A CALL TO SOCIAL CONTACT — A BIBLICAL CASE The tumultuous time began with the virus. Near the beginning I warned friends and wrote of the one – two punch of the virus AND the economy. The effects of the two sometimes appear… Continue reading