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Archive of posts published in the category: Ministry

Rise and Build!

In the end of 2018 is was becoming painfully obvious that we were no longer fitting into our rented location for the church. Add to that the fact that the neighbors started raising pigs, and the local Chinese started hauling in loads of…

Land: a life skills learning center? a farm? a clinic?

This post is really late as it was supposed to go along with our latest prayer letter for October!  For a few years now we have been praying for land for housing and our NGO.  Everything we saw was either too small, too…

Highlights from Resurrection week

Those of you who heard Bobby speak during our last furlough may remember the Easter story.  Our week leading up to Easter Sunday was busy with taking care of four active kiddos.  Then the Jertberg’s truck broke down several hours out of town…

Little things

Sweat is running down my back, outside I hear the crash of rocks being thrown into piles  and cringe at the thought of how close the stone workers are to my truck parked outside the church ( “please Lord, don’t let them hit…

Hangar Progress

Lately it has been a hard balance of Church, hangar and airplane work. In September we spent just over three weeks working on the airplane trying to get it ready for an inspection by the  local aviation authorities. After over 8 months of…

John 4:38

I feel like we have been living John 4:38 here lately. ” I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labor: other men labored and ye are entered into their labors”. Richard Jertberg, Charity, and Lalaina have put much blood sweat…

On the Road again

Well it seems that in the last few weeks we have traded one reason for travel for another. Over the past 7 months I spent a lot of time in GA helping Richard get the airplane up and flying, so it seemed every time…

Counseling

Joanna and I have spent the last four days in a training course for Biblical Counselors . We have really been eating up the intensive Bible training and are looking forward to being able to put what we are learning in to practice.…

VBS

Wow the past two weeks have flow by! Camp went really well, though it took me several days to catch back up on sleep:) Last monday we started a back yard Bible club. By the end of the week we had close to…

Camp!

After a long week of work everything at camp should be ready. Yesterday was fairly relaxing as we held services in two different locations, one being a 15’X15′ room with dirt floors and a single light bulb for light. We packed almost 20 people…