Tears Brimmed up in the Little Girl’s Eyes

For years we published the Sunday school materials for the churches here in Colombia. It was a ministry of love, started by my wife, who had noticed that when church budgets were tight, it was always ...

Grading Papers

After a heavy work load teaching three graduate level classes last semester (considered a full time load in most graduate schools) in the Bible college program in Colombia, I returned to the States in...

Partnering for Progress

Missionary work, perhaps more than most ministries and professions, requires adaptation and flexibility. Over the years, I have traveled on foot, used a bicycle, rode on local buses, driven a four wh...

Incredible Opportunity

When we searched for a partner in our Christian higher education project, our only interest was in securing accreditation for the degree programs we intended to offer. Our first choice would have bee...

Long on Learning

In many universities and colleges, full time teaching is considered to be three courses during the semester. Here in the Bible college program, I taught one class the first half of the semester and I...

Mid-Term

This week I finished the first class I taught in our Bible college program. For eight weeks I taught four hours each Tuesday morning. The class was rewarding as several of the students mentioned growi...

Never Too Busy

Each week I keep a very tightly scheduled routine. There is seldom any free time programmed in. But when tragedy stikes, I am never too busy to take time to be in a time of need. This last Saturday...

Opportunities and Obstacles

This week has again seen frenetic activity in the establishment of our Bible college program. My first graduate class is with preachers and church leaders from indigenous church groups here in Colombi...

Busy Week

This week has been a busy one as I prepare for my classes, grade homework papers, and continue to coordinate the college project with our own churches and the Christian college that has given us accre...

Web Feeds Explained

One of the main reasons that we wanted to update the website was to improve the connection between you and mission field. With the power of the internet, we this huge span has been closed to a few mou...