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The Field of Cambodia

Twenty-four provinces make up Cambodia’s population of about 16.5 million people. Buddhism is the dominant religion. Of the forty-three people groups, thirty-one are unreached. Cambodia borders with Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos. There is a lot of free movement of people among these countries.  Mission God gives us value, eternal value....

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When Labels Fall Off

Draft I drafted a newsletter over two weeks ago. Last week I organized it in preparation to be sent. But I couldn’t do it. Our everyday lives look so very different today than that newsletter reflects, and so do the lives of every recipient or reader of that newsletter. So...

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Online and Onward

New Reality Like many of you, our family has had to make decisions based on the well-being and long term goals of our life in the reality of this pandemic. It began while we were in Budapest and the Greater Grace European Conference was canceled due to the rapid spreading...

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Never Destroyed

Rescued Peter’s first message to the church was: Save yourself from this untoward generation, Acts 2:40-47. The word ‘untoward’ means a polluted, putrid, sacrilegious, and a defiled generation, time period, or an age. How do we save ourselves? Of course, we are saved by grace, Ephesians 2:8-9, but here ‘saving...

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Burning in the Heart

Do They Know? God has placed an indelible mark on my heart for the Balkans, and it is a burning that I am thankful to share. It is my hope that it will lead you to prayer and even consider joining the work God is doing here. Albania, with a...

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Enliven Us O Lord

In Ezekiel 37, the prophet is brought by the Spirit to a valley of very dry bones. As I look out across The United States I see we are a nation of very empty and very dead spirits. As in Ezekiel’s day the Lord asks us, “Can these bones live?”...

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Privilege

The motivation for us to reach out to the unknown parts of the world has been our biblical conviction to speak to those who have never heard, to reach the unreached. This led us, almost forty years ago, to the periphery of The Soviet Union, to the non-Slavic nations in...

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Prayer and Rain

We had not had a prayer night in years, and Lord put it in my heart to start again. We prayed until four in the morning. We decided to pray for every region of our country. We prayed for Samarkand and its 14 districts, too. We decided to go to...

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A Beautiful Symphony

The Master Composer As I reflect on the last three months, I compare the mission field to a beautiful symphony. God is the master Composer. Thankfully, our lives are not a bunch of random musical notes. But rather, they are an intricate mosaic of melodies, choruses and rests. Melodies My...

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