Category Archives: Books & Classes

March 2014 Update

Hot off the electronic press! print version (pdf) mobile-device version (html) Highlights include: why we’re in Costa Rica (instead of Ecuador) after 80 years, our organization changes its name photos AND where we will live in Ecuador Thank you for … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013 Newsletter

Here’s our Christmas 2013 newsletter: Ready-to-Print version (pdf) Mobile Device version (html) Take a look at: Family photos An engagement announcement A recap of our year & what’s coming up Good-bye party details (for those of you close enough to come) We … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Newsletter

Here’s our Fall 2013 newsletter: Ready-to-Print version (pdf) Mobile Device version (html) We’ve been busy–here are some highlights: Departure Date: January 1, 2014 (How’s that for a great way to start a new year?) We’re official! (Our first three-year term started September 23.) … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Newsletter

Isn’t God great? We think so. Our newsletter was completely up-to-date until 1:58pm last Monday (the 26th) when I (Jody) received a phone call upsetting all our plans!  We were on waiting lists for our departure training in Colorado Springs, … Continue reading

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Chasing the Wild Goose

My friend Julie tucked this book into my bag after church when I (Jody) was deep in conversation with someone else.  Scott caught sight of the title and joked, “I hope that’s not prophetic about our future!”  I smiled my thanks to … Continue reading

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Friend Raising

For me (Jody), the most thought-provoking part of this excellent book was the chapter on generosity.  The author quotes Earl Pitts, a Canadian YWAM worker:  “The Kingdom of God’s system of finances is giving and receiving.  The world’s system is … Continue reading

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“Perspectives”

Scott and I (Jody) are taking a 15 week class called Perspectives on the World Christian Movement.  This interesting and challenging class consists of a wide variety of readings and in-person presentations, usually by experienced missionaries. My favorite essay thus … Continue reading

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