IDES Clean Water Project at the Camp Expansion

Some twelve years ago, the church in Villavo purchased the first church camp facility for our brotherhood in Colombia. They have managed it quite well every since. But it was so popular, they had to...

Work Crew in Puerto Lopez

Saturday, April 27, I spent all day in Puerto Lopez, a river port village about an hour’s drive from Villavicencio. The town is famous for the fresh fish that are caught in the river and for the car...

Annual Learning Difficulty Conferences

Each year Paul Odham, a recognized specialist in Learning Difficulties gives up his spring vacation and travels to Colombia to help us in our school in training our teachers and in working with at ris...

To Thailand to Teach

It has been more than 15 years, since I first began to ask Dewayne Liebrandt to come to Colombia and help us start a deaf ministry. It has been nearly seven years since he made his first trip. For si...

Work Crew for February 2013

After a long week of frenetic activity, the last two members of the work crew took off this morning and are now flying back home to their families. Now, I can sit back, sip a cup of coffee, and do al...

Teaching as Missionary Ministry

With the holiday season over I am now making my plans to return to Colombia in about ten days. It has been a great fall and winter as I have had the opportunity to visit many of our supporting church...

Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year

My semester at KCU is now over. I am back at home in Rittman where Jeanie and I are planning a Christmas trip to visit Susy and Brian at their new home in Maine. I have about three more weeks before...

Merry Christmas to all of You!

As I finished up here at KCU and we move into the Christmas season, I have reflected back on this fall. Today I taught my very last class here this fall semester. This is my third time teaching here...