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

Orion’s Color and Characteristics — An Observing Delight

Oh my goodness, the night was cold! I had to reset equipment on the little 8 inch telescope to add a lens (called Hyperstar) to reduce the scope’s standard focal length by 80%. The result would give us a wide field view of the Orion Nebula, whose colors and shapes… Continue reading

News Update for CHRISTWORKS and Our Projects

NEWS UPDATE — NOVEMBER 2020 We do not post many news updates, and usually the occasion is a mission trip. COVID restrictions for entering the Philippines have kept us from returning, but we are still engaged with those we love at IFL. We chat with children or staff several hours… Continue reading

What Lives Matter?

What lives matter? I spent a few years with a project in Uganda, and made good friends with Gertrude, her daughter, a son, and many others who lived in a little village in near the Western mountains. I served them, helped where I could, got a few things they needed,… Continue reading