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Maddy And Josh Got Married

On Saturday our 22-year-old daughter got married. Our missionary kid from Honduras married a missionary kid from China. The two of them met several years ago at John Brown University. They were best friends before they were boyfriend and girlfriend. They were in the same group of great fiends, and all those friends from college […]

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Maddy Back In Arkansas For College

This week Mike and Maddy spent three-days driving from Southern California to Arkansas so Maddy could start her fourth year at John Brown University. Mike and Maddy drove Maddy’s new (to her) truck the 1,500 miles. This was a much more casual pace than previous trips our family has driven cross country. It was a […]

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Mike Spends Time With Our Daughter

Following attending The Gospel Coalition national conference in Indianapolis, Mike went down to Arkansas to visit with our daughter at John Brown University. Mike did a few chores for Maddy. They spent time doing homework together and they attended Redeemer Presbyterian Church, where Maddy attends. They hung out with Maddy’s friends and shared a few […]

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Erin Got Time With Our Daughter

Erin got to spend parts of three days with our daughter Maddy. The two of them went grocery shopping, got their hair done, and did some laundry. Erin was able to attend a chapel service at Maddy’s university and spend time with some of Maddy’s friends. Erin is in the U.S. to attend to some medical issues, […]

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Our First Christmas In Africa

This was an odd Christmas for us, for many reasons. It wasn’t bad, just different. It was our first Christmas in Africa. It was our first Christmas without our daughter, Maddy. It was our first Christmas without a tree in 12 years. Most of the evangelical churches and individual Christians in EG don’t celebrate Christmas. Depending […]

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Our First Christmas Without Our Daughter

In the past 12-years our family has spent Christmas in England, Panama, Honduras and the U.S. This will be our first Christmas in Africa. But, it will also be the first time in 20 years we will be apart from our daughter Maddy. You may recall that Maddy was with us in Central Africa during […]

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Honest Update On Our Little Family

In the past year God has placed a few thorns in our family’s side. Unlike, Paul, we shouted, “Ouch. Stop it God. No, take it away.” God, in his perfect wisdom, has pushed and pushed and always has been there waiting to receive us when we are ready to trust him. Some of the thorns […]

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