The boys got to try skating for the first time as we joined the youth from a number of churches for a skating event and lunch.February 10, 2018


Tonight we attended a banquet for missions where Paul Davis (our ABWE president) spoke with a challenge for missions. We had a great meal and a good time interacting with old and new friends as folks looked over the booths for all the missionaries present.February 9, 2018


Tonight the ABWE missionaries who are either in the Boise area for the conference or live here gathered to share a meal with the ABWE president and another administrator. Melissa was put to work pulling stitches from a fellow missionary.February 8, 2018February 8a, 2018


February 7, 2018


Today we spoke at two chapel sessions at Nampa Christian Secondary School (High School, and Junior High), and then we joined a senior luncheon at Kuna. It was a fun day of talking about serving overseas with young people and young at heart folks. February 6, 2018


It’s always fun to run across prayer cards from our teammates. Togo is well represented in the Boise valley!February 4,2018


This morning we spoke at Meridian First Baptist for their Sunday service and Sunday School hours. We spent the evening at Pastor Dan’s house where I was introduced to one of the coolest methods of brewing coffee (the siphon method), and we spoke with many young adults about missions throughout the evening and during half time of the Super Bowl. February 5, 2018

February 5a, 2018


February 3, 2018


We’re parked in Nampa, Idaho for a couple of weeks where we’ll be involved in a missions conference that includes many events. Eight local churches came together to focus on missions for a couple of weeks. We’re parked at the home of friends who have served in Togo and are headed back for several months in March. We’ve been blessed with some great weather.February 2, 2018


I’m sure we all wish we had our ducks in a row on this Monday morning.January 29, 2018


January 28, 2018


An afternoon walk on the beach during a break in the conference and the rain. January 27, 2018


Today we are on our way to Cannon Beach to attend the CMDA (Christian Medical Dental Association) Winter Conference. Along the way we stopped at Fort Clatsop where the Corps of Discovery spent the 1805/1806 winter. January 26, 2018


This week I’m at a prayer summit with northwest pastors at Camp Gilead and we’re praying through the book of Colossians.January 24, 2018


January 22, 2018