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It Feels Weird

Our family has been in the U.S. on furlough since September. On Friday we concluded a 4-day trip to Honduras and flew back to the US. It feels so odd to be heading back to the U.S. to conclude the final six weeks of our time on furlough. We love the U.S. and really enjoy […]

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Mike preaching

Four Visits, Three Churches, Two Days

Our busy weekend of church visits began Saturday morning. Mike attended a very informative seminar on church leadership hosted by Phoenix United Reformed Church. Saturday evening Mike and Erin attended a couples social event at Desert Palms Church in Chandler, AZ. Sunday began back at Desert Palms. Erin and Madison taught Sunday school to the […]

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Erin and Madison talking about Honduras at Grace

All About Honduras In Utah

On Sunday God’s work in Honduras was glorified in the heart of Utah. We spent the day with the great folks of Grace Presbyterian Church in Layton, UT. Erin, Mike and Madison taught the 9:30am Sunday school hour. We talked about the kids of Honduras to a mixed group of adults and children. During the […]

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Mike talking at presbytery

In Utah To Talk About Honduras

On Thursday we drove 12 hours from Phoenix to Salt Lake City. We are in Utah for four days to share about Honduras. The drive was beautiful and very cold. Northern Arizona and Utah are very attractive drives. Unfortunately the cold spell covered our drive with lots of cold and snow. From the time we […]

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Erin making tortillas with the kids

Mission Conference With Rincon Mountain

This weekend we are attending a three-day mission conference hosted by Rincon Mountain Presbyterian Church or Tucson, AZ. Rincon is a big supporter of our ministry in Honduras. This summer they will visit Honduras to attend their second mission trip with us. Friday night we attended a dinner with 25 people from Rincon. We talked […]

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Madison and the GYFM crew

Atlanta Training Continued

Our family is in Atlanta for a week. We are attending MTW’s Re-entry Conference for missionaries who are back in the U.S. on furlough. Erin and Mike are in classes and counseling with 21 other missionaries. The MTW staff is helping us process some of the issues that are common among cross-cultural missionary workers. Madison […]

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In Atlanta For Training

We are in Atlanta attending MTW’s Re-entry Conference. This is a mandatory conference for all missionaries on furlough. At this event there will be 23 missionaries from all over the world. At this event there will be devotionals, counseling, lectures and instruction to help the missionaries address some of the emotional and spiritual problems that […]

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