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News from Obaid

Church Planting While in India we planted five Afghani churches there. Now in Canada, our vision is to plant Afghani churches in the Greater Toronto area. We started a home church with six members and by God’s grace we are 10 members now. We also started an English home church in Mississauga area with...

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For They Shall Be Comforted

  Hospital Rounds Three different hospitals in one week, three different reasons to be in each one. April has been an eventful month, and it isn’t over yet. Wednesday I was at the weekly Paik Hospital English Bible Study class examining the internal evidence for the validity of the Bible. Thursday...

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Searching for Truth

What is Truth? This is a question that Pilate asked Jesus and which has subsequently been asked throughout all of history since. In the Bible class last week we asked this question. I think young people are struggling with this question more than ever before because truth is being attacked...

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Divine Perspective

God’s Mission Field We are the Lord’s, the Work is the Lord’s, and the results are the Lord’s. Divine perspective helps us stay objective in times of uncertainty.  Divine perspective is an eternal viewpoint that is governed by eternal values. We are God’s mission field; He is planting an eternal...

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Resting in Grace

Pastor Scibelli is here – our Missions Director New Conference and Graduation Hall  Greater Grace Bible College Malawi: 93 graduates Our dear friend Juliette, from the church in Montpellier, France, spent 2 weeks with us. She came to stay with our family and had a real “African experience” with no water...

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Raindrops Keep Falling on Our Heads

 When It Rains, It Pours The local farmers have been happy the past few days, because we’ve been getting some rain. Last year was dryer than usual, so the precipitation is especially welcome, and it also helps cleanse the atmosphere of the yellow dust that blows over from China in...

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Buds of Promise

Something new After a cold, grey Budapest winter, seeing the buds on the trees in late March fills my heart with hope.  I never realized before this year that I enjoy the buds more than the actual leaves and flowers that they blossom into.  There is something so special about...

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A Time of Love

Bittersweet So much happened in the month of March in Budapest! We hosted the European Conference. Next year it will take place in Poland. This is a little bittersweet, because the Budapest church has hosted it as long as I’ve been here, but it is also neat to see it moving...

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EuroConic

Who:  Sinners, Saints, Missionaries, and Preachers What:  Worldwide Missions Conference Where:  Budapest, Hungary When:  March 14-18, 2017 Why:  A Time of Love Esther 4:14 ends with an amazing question: “Who knows whether you are come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” After being back in the United States for...

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