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Family Update

Many of you have asked for an update on our family. So this month I will give you a snapshot of our whereabouts. Rachel (29 in Chicago, Illinois) Rachel completed her Master’s in Nursing two years ago and has been working at Northwestern Hospital. She likes working nights so she tends to cram her work …

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God’s Timing – Again

Round One: Monica, our third daughter, started moved to South Florida in MArch to start a new job after completing her Master’s Degree. She had planned to live with three friends, but it fell apart one week before she was to move. We prayed together that God would provide housing because none of us had …

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Audrey College Graduation

Our fourth daughter, Audrey, graduated from the University of Florida with her Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from the College of Journalism and Communications. Her last semester was mostly online and no official commencement ceremony will be held at the school. However we want to invite you to our own private graduation ceremony to …

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Monica Graduation

Our third daughter, Monica, graduated from the University of Florida with her Masters in Structural Engineering. This was a 5 year program combined with her undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. Monica will move three hours from home to West Palm Beach in March to begin working at a structural engineering firm where she has previously …

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Disconnect to Reconnect

We spent 30 days in a personal retreat to deepen our walk with the Lord. The goal of our sabbatical was to disconnect from most of our ministry and living responsibilities so that we could reconnect with God and each other. We returned to a cabin in the mountains of Colorado where we had been …

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Roadtrip Memories

It was the summer of 2003. We just purchased our first “family” vehicle and drove from California to Colorado to attend a Cru training conference. You would never know from the picture that this was day 3 of our trip with a stop in Kansas City to visit family. That was not the last trip …

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The Next Adventure

Our oldest daughter, Rachel, has moved to Chicago. After she graduated from University of FL she served in New Zealand for 2 years with the Navigators, a ministry that reaches college students. She has now gone to Chicago to enter into nursing school. Her time in New Zealand was marked with the realization that God …

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Summer Scatter

This summer our daughter’s are scattering to various places around the country – and world. The effects of us being global missionaries for 30 years is that our kids share our passion to go wherever God leads. Thank goodness for advancements in communication technology that allow us to stay in touch no matter where the …

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From Tea to the Bible

One opportunity Amy is looking forward to is gathering women from our neighborhood for a new Bible study. In December we asked you to pray about a Christmas tea outreach. We hand delivered dozens of invitations to all the women in our neighborhood and 16 women gathered together! A friend from Jesus Film came along …

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Family and Ministry

God’s greatness is evident in the ways he continues minister through and in our family. Rachel: Returned from serving 2 years with the Navigator’s Ministry in New Zealand. She wants to return to school to increase her ability to serve in cross-cultural missions. Jessica: Now serving 2 years with an urban church ministry in Chicago …

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