Wow! It has been almost 4 months since I have written an update. To say things have been a bit overwhelming would be an understatement. Building a climbing gym, Bible Worker training, finishing renovation work on the rest of the building as well as being parents has been about all that we have had time for, and even then it’s been a stretch. Oh yea and we bought an Italian pizzeria. Continue reading We Bought a Pizzeria!
Yes, the building project seems to have taken over our lives from your perspective but, God has blessed us with other ministry opportunities along the way. New friends have quickly become family. Jessica will share with you about it. Continue reading Enough about the Building Already!
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Oh how much this prayer has meant to me lately. Continue reading Serenity Prayer
It’s 5:40 am. I’m sitting in the truck getting ready to head to the building to put the last coat of paint on the stairs before the workers return from their week off. All of a sudden my phone vibrates. “Fire at the building” is all it says. I throw the truck in reverse and turn around. I race to the building the whole time crying and praying that everyone is ok. Continue reading “Fire at the building!”
We are able to see the finish line ahead and are definitely standing out on a major level in the community now. By God’s grace all will be finished in the next few weeks. Continue reading Standing Out
The phrase is common; “I poured my blood, sweat and tears into this.” Well the work here has fit that to a T. The early stages of demolition produced much sweat and a fair bit of blood. But this month was all about the tears. But first let’s start with a followup from last month. You don’t want to miss this update.
With Jessica and the boys having their visas denied at the last-minute and my work permit already expired we have really had to hit the ground running to get everything in order to start our visa extension process a bit sooner than planned. Continue reading Our trials are God’s opportunity
These last 2 months have been a whirlwind, yet as I write that I feel like I have started most of our recent newsletters the same way. It is hard to believe we are on the closing end of our time in the States with only 2 weeks left but it has been nice to get some rest Continue reading Summer Update
Renovations have been moving forward and things are truly beginning to seem real. With the reality of Bangkok’s first Center of Influence soon to open we are also realizing our need for a deeper connection with the Source of our strength and a time to Continue reading Come and Rest a While
With less than 2 months until the projected completion of the center things are getting busy, and exciting, and stressful, and exciting. Continue reading Eyes on the Prize