December 2017

December in South Africa is the time when Spring ends and Summer begins. Unlike other parts of South Africa that are experiencing a severe drought, here in Durban we were very blessed with a cool, wet month. The end of November launched the Christmas celebrations in our area and we started off with a fun…

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November 2017

What value is there in a certificate? To some it is a simple encouragement to continue on but to others it is the only recognition of completion they will ever receive. This month we held a pastors conference in Duran with about 80 representatives from the Congolese refugee community. At the end of our one…

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October 2017

Hello to all our friends and family around the world! Rodney is making me write a little as a part of the changes that we have made to our website, so here are a few recent highlights to help our family abroad keep informed: September ended with winds that took off some roofs in our…

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Working with pastors in Africa

Trina and I recently finished a leadership meeting in Harare, Zimbabwe that we have participated in for the last twelve years. It never ceases to amaze us just how different our experience is every time we visit this conference and this year was no exception. There were a number of leaders normally in attendance who…

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Renewed and Ready

The winter months, June through August, in the Southern Hemisphere, are traditionally very busy times in our ministry.  For the first time in several years, this season has been approached with more excitement and anticipation as opposed to a sense of duty.  Trina and I are eternally grateful for the wisdom from our spiritual oversight…

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Zimbabwe Projects

Zimbabwe has become our second home on the continent of Africa.  We love the Body of Christ in this nation and it serves as an unlikely hub for our ministry to the leaders of many other nations in Sub Saharan Africa.  In 2015 we hosted leaders from Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of…

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A visiting Evangelist

We closed 2015 with a very special treat for Trina and I.  Pastors Toby and Suzy Ratcliff from New Life Church in Kenefick, TX came to South Africa.  They have long been some of our closest personal friends as well as allies in ministry. We have worked extensively over the last 7 years to encourage…

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