Category: Pre-Field Stories

Tuesday Talk: 3 August 2021

This is it: Day one of our next adventure.

July Ministry Update

Howdy, partners! Since it’s the last Thursday of the month, we’d usually be posting a language school or ministry update. However…

Happy 4th Birthday, Clara!

Four years ago today, in a hospital in Alaska, my shortest labor ended (after “only” 23 hours) and our second daughter was born.

June 2021 PDV Report

It’s the last Thursday of June, which means one thing in these neck of the woods: it’s time for our monthly language school report!

May 2021 PDV Report

Last month, we switched to once-a-month reports of how our French schooling is going. This is the biggest ministry outside of our family right now, and we are excited to report on our progress this month!

April 2021 PDV Report

A few weeks ago, we shared that we were not going to be posting regularly on Thursdays so that we could focus more on school. However, at the end of each month we would be give a month-long overview of how school went for… Continue Reading “April 2021 PDV Report”

Thursday Update

About this time last year, we used a self-reflection tool as part of our Field Prep Seminar training with ABWE to evaluate our current levels of stress.

Good Friday

On Sunday, our Pastor shared from Matthew 26 about the Lord’s Supper. It was such a sweet reminder that Jesus points us forward, from the doorposts in Egypt to the cross at Golgotha, from the slain lamb to the Spotless Lamb, from death and… Continue Reading “Good Friday”

Looking Back: Part 7

Today’s our last “Looking Back” post… because it pretty much catches us up to where we are now. Today’s post is all about how God allowed us to start language school last fall and then really pick it up this January.

Happy Friday!

Hey friends! We have had an interesting week full of French class, running, work (for Melissa’s small business), loose teeth (yay, Ruth!), and rain… lots of rain.