This 3500-mile car trip should take about six or seven days. From Arizona we are driving through Mexico and Guatemala and ultimately back to La Ceiba, Honduras. Monday we drove 12 hours and covered 663 miles. We spent the night in Ft. Stockton, TX. We have packed enough food for our breakfasts and lunches, but […]
This 3500-mile car trip should take about six or seven days. From Arizona we are driving through Mexico and Guatemala and ultimately back to La Ceiba, Honduras. Monday morning our fully loaded truck pulled away from Phoenix at 8:45am. We had more bags than we had planned on, so there is no space in the […]
Our family spent Sunday visiting two of our supporting churches and saying farewell to lots of friends. In the morning we attended Covenant Community Church of Scottsdale. Pastor Barnes preached a wonderful message following a half-dozen baptisms. It was a very emotional service and it was a joy to say goodbye to many friends and […]
On Sunday we were fortunate enough to spend most of Sunday with members of Phoenix United Reformed Church. This church has been a strong supporter from the beginning. In addition to felling loved by the congregation we have many friends. In the morning we worshiped with the congregation for the last time before we head […]
Sunday our family had a wonderful opportunity to glorify God and share how Christ is working in Honduras. In the morning we attended Sunday school and worship service at Desert Palms Presbyterian Church in Chandler, AZ. Mike was given the opportunity to preach and did a fine job. When the service was over the church […]
On Sunday we attended church, shared about Honduras and had lunch with some great folks at Rincon Mountain Presbyterian in Tucson. Tucson is about 2 ½ hours from where we are temporarily living in Phoenix. After church Dave, a Christian mechanic, swapped vehicles with us so he could take a week to do some work […]
Saturday and Sunday our family attended a great mission conference put on by Covenant Community Church in Scottsdale, AZ. This was the third year in a row that Mike attended CovCom’s mission conference. The keynote speak was well-known author and seminary professor Dr. Michael A. Milton. Our family delivered three mission presentations about our work […]
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