November 2017

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 […]

October 2017

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 […]

A story of discipleship, Our journey with the Congolese in Durban

A story of discipleship, Our journey with the Congolese in Durban

One of the most difficult parts of Christian Ministry is the process of making disciples. You begin by either introducing Christ to someone who isn’t saved or entreating a believer to deepen their commitment in their relationship with Jesus. This begins a long road of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Water in Zimbabwe

Psalm 114:7-8 (NASB) 7  Tremble, O earth, before the Lord, Before the God of Jacob, 8  Who turned the rock into a pool of water, The flint into a fountain of water.   Zimbabwe has become a “second home” to Trina and I in Africa […]

Leaders in Capetown and Zululand

Matthew 28:18-20 (NASB) speaks to us of one of the most fundamental purposes in Christianity, 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the […]


Trina and I have just returned from Harare, Zimbabwe where we co-host a Southern Africa leadership conference.  This is the eleventh year we have participated in these meetings and it was definitely one of the best experiences we have had. We draw influential leaders from […]

Cars and Kids in South Africa

My goodness how the time has flown as we pass the half way point of 2014! We have two major happenings since our last post! Trina has a significant update on the July Holiday Bible Club (or vacation Bible School as it is called in […]

As Thanksgiving approaches

The Lord has dropped in my heart some perspective as we are approaching the traditional time of the Thanksgiving Holiday in the USA.  I know that the Holiday has its roots in the celebration of the early American settlers who depended on God alone for […]