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  • BELIZE 2017–Jay–the WHY

    March 03, 2017
    We enjoyed an awesome time of teaching with the guys today. We were considering the role of scripture in our worship services. ...read more

  • BELIZE–Jay’s Wrap up

    March 03, 2017
    IT WAS AWESOME!!! We had lots of people dancing and singing the songs that they knew. ...read more

  • BELIZE--Jay's Wrap up

    February 02, 2017

    As our time in Belize wrapped up a number of people asked me what impacted me most, what stuck with me after all we had done and experienced. Each time I had the same instantaneous visual fill my mind. It was a beautiful internal collage of the peopl...

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Mission Trips

  • I'm about the depart from a downtown Salzburg flat for the airport.  On Thursday we had a sweet time of worship in the morning, then I took a train to Kragenfurt to get a car, which I needed to get to Kaprun yesterday for my "adventure" day.  I got back in time for my work "day," which was thankfully flexible and not very full of meetings.

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    At one of the times of worship we sang the old praise song "I Love You, Lord," and after singing it in English someone spontaneously started singing it in French and a surprising number joined in.  It was a very nice moment for me to be led by them since e...

  • It is Wednesday evening and I have just finished my “work day” (I’m still working during American working hours, so until midnight or 1 am here).  It has been a joy to get to know some of these missionaries better and be encouraged by their faith, love, and zeal for the Lord.  Some of you asked for more info about who they are.  Gathered here are about 40 country or region directors within SIM, an organization that has 2,000 or so full-time missionaries.  Everyone here has almost 20+ years of experience and while I’m not the youngest one here, the youngest is 38.  So there is maturity, wisdom,...

  • It is Monday morning in Millstat, Austria. Yesterday (really the last two days) were a blur of International travel. On Friday evening I made it to NYC and stayed in Manhattan, then Saturday morning left early for the airport and headed for Salzburg, Austria through Istanbul because I took Turkish Airlines.  I got quite ill on the plane and the most likely cause was dehydration, though I did drink water beforehand and have never experienced that before.  I lost consciousness in my seat for a while after blacking out, and then it took a while to regain my strength.  One thing that the Lord did ...

  • What can I say about last two days but wow!! We have been super busy with teaching in the mornings to the possible teachers for the new worship School and teaching in the evenings to the Musicians of the city of Yaounde.

    God has met us at every turn. The conference's have been a great success so far. Preparing for two different groups each day has made the day's busier so we are relying on God to give us energy and to help us make an impact in the teaching even though we are tired.

    Everyone is committed to reaching our goal of setting the school up. We know the best impact we can make it is to...

  • Monday--After arriving late Sunday evening in Cameroon we spent Monday talking with the leadership of the team here and getting acclimated to our surroundings as best we could. It is a different lifestyle with different customs and traditions, but the hospitality has been great. Most of the day we worked on planning for the week and tried to get our schedule coordinated with everything that needs to be done this week. The weather is hot in the day and hot and muggy at night, but that was expected. As we get through more of the week I'm sure there will be some great experiences in store.

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