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Missions Training In Greece

Monday through Thursday Mike attended MTW’s leadership conference in Athens, Greece. Every three-years MTW team leaders, leadership staff, and key staff gather in one location for training, and work. About 200 of the decision makers in MTW gathered together for a busy week, which included a large supply of prayer and worship. The theme for […]

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Mobilizing Northern California For Missions

Friday Mike met with 12 people in Paso Robles, CA. The meeting was hosted by the leadership of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Paso Robles, CA. Mike and the group talked about missions, the Hub and how the Northern California churches could get more involved. The group shared a meal, prayer, and lots of talk about […]

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Talking Missions In Clovis

On Thursday morning Mike left Sacramento and traveled south to Clovis, CA to meet with the Brad Mills. Brad is the pastor Grace Clovis Presbyterian Church. Grace is a newer church plant in the Central Valley of California. Mike and Brad talked about missions and the local church over lunch. Both Mike and Brad share […]

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Up And Down California

This week has been full of road travel and meetings for Mike and he begins to spread the vision for the new West Coast Hub. Mike has had plenty of opportunities to meet with pastors of local churches and talk about MTW and missions. On Monday Mike met with the pastor for the Reformed University […]

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A Week Of Processing, Grieving, And Rejoicing

Erin and Mike set aside this past week to enjoy each other, rejoice in the Lord, grieve our leaving of the mission field, and celebrate rejoining our home culture. The weird flood of conflicting emotions we have experienced has been taxing. It sounds counterintuitive, but while living in third-world countries for the last 10-years was […]

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Hitting The Ground Running

This past week has been the first full week of Mike doing the on-the-ground work of the new MTW West Coast Hub. Mike has made contact with dozens of pastors via e-mail and phone to schedule future in-person meetings. In addition Mike conducted a dozen job interviews for the Administrative Assistant position. In addition Mike […]

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Erin Speaks At Women’s Ministry Event

On Friday Erin served as the guest speaker at a “Ladies Night Out” ministry event at Venture Christian Church in Murrieta, CA. About 30 women attended the event. Erin spoke on finding joy and hope during times of trial. She shared about her 10-years on the mission field and how she could see God doing […]

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